Human trafficking is a blight that nevertheless flourishes in the world; in Asia, where more than half the victims are from, Nepal’s laws against it are a model for the region, but they are poorly implemented.
Europe and the U.S. start trade negotiations; touting Islam to draw votes in Indonesia; protests in Brazil’s largest cities; the “Antwerp Six” return to their fashion school; and tough times for horse racing in Britain.
President Obama and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir V. Putin, disagreed about how to respond to rising bloodshed in Syria and called only for negotiations between the government and rebels that are given little chance of success.
When 2-year-old Axel Charrette, killed in Mexico in February, was memorialized at a service in Ridgway, his cherished little Strider bike sat on the dais in front of mourners. Now, that pedal-less bike has turned into the vehicle to honor Charrette.
The new library on Denver's west side should be named after former library commissioner Lena Archuleta and the late Chicano activist Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales, a library committee on Monday recommended before a Thursday vote by the library commissioners.
A Colorado task force on Monday got down to developing unprecedented limits for building homes in burn zones after the Black Forest fire raised concerns — again — that risks and costs are becoming too great.