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Anand Giridharadas on Jon Stewart: American Dream 'Still Alive'... in India

Anand Giridharadas with Jon Stewart on Jan. 24, 2011. (Comedy Central)
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'India Calling' author Anand Giridharadas appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night to talk about his book.

Photo of the Day: Kung-Fu Kids

Children practice Kung Fu in an impoverished area of Quezon City, suburban Manila, on January 23, 2011. The activity, run by a group called ArKuTaiPA (a combination of Arnis, Kung-Fu, Tai Chi, Philippine Association) teaches martial arts to children from six to 18 years-old in an effort to promote self-discipline. (Noel Celis /AFP/Getty Images)
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Children practice Kung Fu in an impoverished area of Quezon City, suburban Manila, on January 23, 2011.

Photo of the Day: Tiger vs. Rabbit

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Zoo owner Manny Tangco holds up a rabbit and a tiger cub while surrounded by local children at the Malabon Zoo in Manila, Philippines to illustrate the shift from the "Year of the Tiger" to the "Year of the Rabbit."

Photo of the Day: High-speed Grilling

Motorists pass by thousands of residents grilling fish along a highway in Buluan town, Maguindanao province
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Motorists pass by thousands of residents grilling fish along a highway in Buluan town, Maguindanao province

The Filipino Superman

Manny Pacquiao appears at a get-out-the-vote rally in support of US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Oct 29, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (David Becker/Getty Images)
Lifestyle If there is a man you can compare to Superman in the Philippines, there is only one possibility: Manny Pacquiao.

Asia's Biggest Challenges Today

Participants at the 2010 Williamsburg Conference learn about rice planting.

Recent disasters have caused concerns regarding the challenges that Asia will face with the coming of climate change and possible food security issues.

Photo of the Day: Hollywood-Inspired Ink at Manila's Tattoo Exposition

A Filipino tattoo artist works on a customer's design during the annual tattoo exposition, dubbed as Dutdutan X, at the World Trade Center in Manila on September 24, 2010.
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A Filipino tattoo artist works on a customer's design during the annual tattoo exposition, dubbed as Dutdutan X, at the World Trade Center in Manila on September 24, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Hanging Origami for Peace in Manila

An artist hangs origami before International Day of Peace celebrations at the Quezon City Memorial Circle, east of Manila on September 21, 2010.
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An artist hangs origami before International Day of Peace celebrations at the Quezon City Memorial Circle, east of Manila on September 21, 2010.

Outrage Over Manila Bus Massacre

Philippine policemen take cover as they start their assault on the tourist bus full of Hong Kong tourists after an ex-policeman hijacked the bus in Manila on August 23, 2010. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy Disgruntled ex-police inspector hijacked tourist bus in Manila, leaving eight (including himself) dead.

Photo of the Day: Filipino 'Avatars' Promote Motor Show

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Performers dressed as characters of Hollywood award-winning director James Cameron's film 'Avatar' walk past a visitor prior to a performance during the opening of the 3rd Philippine International Motor Show in Manila on August 19, 2010.