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Controversial Book on Mahatma Gandhi Makes Waves Across India

Indian boys sitting on the Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad in Aug. 2009. (Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images)
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Great Soul — Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India, the new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times editor Joseph Lelyveld, has stirred controversy and anger in India over references to the Father of India's alleged racism, bisexuality, sexual perversion, and even political ineptitude that could actually have impeded India's independence struggle.

Basketball Mania in the Philippines

Children play basketball along railroad tracks bounded by shanty houses in Manila on March 12, 2008. (Jay Director/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle When you think about the Philippines, basketball fandom probably doesn’t immediately come to mind—but maybe it should.