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Associated PressFor 17 days, the seamstress lay trapped in a dark basement pocket beneath thousands of tons of wreckage as temperatures outside climbed into the mid-90s F. She rationed food and water. She banged a pipe to attract attention. She was fast losing hope of...
The garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 people were killed in a fire had been turning out clothes for Wal-Mart, Disney, Sears and other major retailers — some of whom say they thought they had stopped doing business with the place. The...
Associated PressTwo massive earthquakes triggered back-to-back tsunami warnings for Indonesia on Wednesday, sending panicked residents fleeing to high ground in cars and on the backs of motorcycles. There were no signs of deadly waves, however, or serious damage, and a...
A distortion of a serious book To the editor: George Michael’s column (Nov. 12) on population growth was a masterpiece of misinformation. He claims: 1. The world’s population can be fit into Rhode Island. This works until the first kid needs...
Patriotism isn't easy. Just ask L.A.'s garment makers. Three years after combining their names to create Venley, a company that produces T-shirts and other basics in a downtown Los Angeles factory, onetime fraternity brothers Nick Ventura and Kevin...
Armed with a temporary restraining order against demonstrators and a $15-billion stock buyback program for investors, Wal-Mart held its annual shareholder meeting Friday. The company is facing renewed scrutiny over its labor practices at home and the...
NEW DELHI -- A watchdog group Tuesday called on Myanmar’s government to immediately revoke a population-control policy that blocks members of the minority Rohingya Muslim community from having more than two children, measures it said are...
Vietnam veterans Dedicated on November 13, 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. will hold their 30th Memorial Day Ceremony this year. As we prepare to honor our fallen servicemen and servicewomen this Memorial Day, we must remember the...
A government inquiry in Bangladesh will recommend life in prison for nine people arrested in connection with the deadly collapse of a garment factory complex just outside the capital, Dhaka, according to a report Tuesday by the Reuters news agency. At...
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Change of SubjectBy Jessica Reynolds Quick: How many of you can name which country each item of clothing you're currently wearing came from? I'll assume it's no one. Most of us probably couldn't even say which brand each piece belongs to without......
Another tragedy at a Bangladesh clothing factory, another announcement by Wal-Mart about additional steps it will take to beef up worker safety, this time by inspecting all of its suppliers' facilities itself. Not that the retailing giant hasn't made real...
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