UN water vote seen as triumph for Bolivia’s Morales

Bolivia's president won praise July 28 when the UN General Assembly approved a groundbreaking Bolivian resolution on the right of all human beings to water and sanitation.


China death toll continues

 The toll of deaths in mudslides in Northwest China has reached 337 and keeps rising, as rescuers and diggers use their bare hands in a desperate search for more than 1,100 others that are still missing.