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UN health agency urges final push to eliminate leprosy in Western Pacific region

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Leprosy patients wait for a checkup at a local hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal....

Age Discrimination Suits Jump, But Wins Are Elusive

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Jack Gross filed an age discrimination suit against his employer when he was demoted in 2003. He lost hi...

Australia's Economy Faces a Year of Challenges

Australia's resources-powered economy is facing a year of challenges. Although the mining sector continues to soar, other industries - most notably manufacturing, tourism and finance - are shedding jobs in an increasingly...

After prison blaze kills hundreds in Honduras, UN warns on overcrowding

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A United Nations human rights official today called on Latin American coun...