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Here's a Message Obama and Romney Should Both Approve

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro gives the keynote address on stage during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Education

Regardless of the outcome in the upcoming presidential election, education must be viewed as the single greatest equalizer and antidote for many of the ills we face as a nation, writes Brandon Wiley.

Photo of the Day: Preserving Tradition in Singapore

A Teochew Street Opera Troupe performer wraps her head on September 1, 2012 at Pulau Ubin. (calvinistguy/Flickr)
Multimedia

A Teochew Street Opera Troupe performer wraps her head on September 1, 2012 at Pulau Ubin. (calvinistguy/Flickr)

Interview: How a 'Midwestern Rube' Fell in Love With China

Megan Shank eating on assignment in Wuxi in 2008.
Lifestyle

Megan Shank talks about her first trip into China, crashing her twin brother's birthday party in Chengdu.

Photo of the Day: Bonding Time in Mongolia

A young girl smiles as her grandmother braids her hair in Govi-Altay, Mongolia on July 17, 2012. (kari_1981/Flickr)
Multimedia

A young girl smiles as her grandmother braids her hair in Govi-Altay, Mongolia on July 17, 2012. (kari_1981/Flickr)

Photos/Interview: Jonathan Raa Takes a Close Look at Mumbai's Trash

A view of Manori creek after the Navratri (None Nights) Festival.  (Jonathan Raa)
Multimedia

A Belgian photographer hopes that his photo series on Mumbai's trash will provoke residents to take action.

Photo of the Day: Racing the Sun in Malaysia

A man runs down the beach in the golden glow of the sun in Labuan, Malaysia on April 13, 2012. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)
Multimedia

A man runs down the beach in the golden glow of the sun in Labuan, Malaysia on April 13, 2012. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)

Expert: China's Growth Doesn't Need to Lead to Environmental Deterioration

Smog in central Shanghai. (oliverlaumann/Flickr)
Policy

According to a recent Asia Society report by Senior Advisor Dr. Junjie Zhang, sustainable development and economic growth in China do not need to be mutually exclusive.

Photo of the Day: Standing in a Rainy Halo in Tokyo

A girl waits in the rain in the Asakusa district of Tokyo, Japan on June 19, 2012. (CaDs/Flickr)
Multimedia

A girl waits in the rain in the Asakusa district of Tokyo, Japan on June 19, 2012. (CaDs/Flickr)

Multimedia: How Savvy Chinese People Avoid Toxic Food, Goods Produced in China

Changsha businessman Wei Xingyu milks a goat he raised himself, out of distrust of Chinese milk products. (VOC.com.cn)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

Many Chinese are now taking matters into their own hands, and going to great lengths, to avoid consuming toxic foods and drugs.

Photo of the Day: Colorfully Decrepit in Bangladesh

Residents of a slum apartment complex stand watchful in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 25, 2012. (Zoriah/Flickr)
Multimedia

Residents of a slum apartment complex stand watchful in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 25, 2012. (Zoriah/Flickr)