Wednesday July 21, 2010
Yaks and thugs and 160 flat tires; the cyclist who pedalled halfway around the world to take on his own fears.
From the can't-win-for-losing department;: musicians in Lebanon win acclaim for singing in Arabic. Then lose it, for singing in Arabic.
Why France takes the cake. Insights into a country that views pastry as culture, and how chefs become kings.
And from Mumbai, why Mary Colaso can't go home. The elderly of India are being moved out, not in.
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- Ivanka Trump vows to push for change for women, defends father
- Ivanka Trump pledged to push for "incremental, positive change" for women in the U.S. economy, and defended her father's attitudes toward women as she made her first international outing Tuesday as a White House adviser.