Two thousand shrimp workers from Cambodia and Myanmar suffered human rights abuses and indentured servitude at the hands of Walmart.
Thailand's developed infrastructure, in combination with substandard law enforcement, typically makes for almost effortless smuggling.
The report amounts to a stinging indictment of the United States in the area of labor rights.
Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., signed legislation Oct. 7 to ban the possession or sale of shark fins in California, which may save countless sharks.
Public opinion on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border is reacting angrily to a program called Operation Fast and Furious, through which the ATF deliberately allowed thousands of automatic weapons to be smuggled into Mexico
People all over the world have had their eyes on Egypt the past ten days because of the dramatic events unfolding there. Al Jazeera, the Doha, Qatar-based satellite news network has been a key way for the world to access live footage.
The FBI is the subject of world ridicule after a widely circulated image of Osama bin-Laden, digitally updated for age, was withdrawn following the revelation that the actual photo was of left-wing Spanish lawmaker Gaspar Llamzares.
The plaintiff in a lawsuit against Cuba is claiming the right to question the U.S. Communist Party on its relationship to the Communist Party of Cuba and an extensive list of Cuban institutions and personalities.
The U.S. and Russia are close to an agreement that will make major cuts in their nuclear stockpiles. It is seen as a step in the direction of complete nuclear disarmament.
"War is subverting the domestic agenda," Dr. Prasad Venugopal told peace activists. "There is no room for despair in the peace movement because a lot of lives depend on it."