The Global Mail investigates rumours of a mysterious plague down-river from a giant gold mine in remote Papua New Guinea, and uncovers disturbing questions about the flow of benefits from the resources boom.
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The Global Mail investigates how Australian authorities are co-operating with corrupt local authorities who bend the law to keep would-be refugees trapped in a country that they desperately want to escape.
How an obscure Australian judge and hard-charging lawyer exposed the world’s best known ratings agency for misleading and deceiving investors.
Some 11 million people in the US are illegal immigrants, many propping up the economy by working for low cash, no benefits. Will President Obama free the dishwashers?
The whimsical imagination that Victoria Roberts has long breathed into her drawings, cartoons and stage characters comes alive in her first novel — a newly broke family of eccentrics settles, along with the contents of their penthouse apartment, in the middle of Central Park, New York.
In Pakistan’s blood-soaked megacity, charity ambulances go to neighbourhoods where even the police fear to tread.
Trying to manage threatened species on limited budgets? We reveal the extinction lists that aim to save more plants and animals — by deciding what we can’t save.
Is higher education a giant bubble? I'd argue that it's probably not. But for-profit higher education just might be, and today we could be witnessing it pop.
Polish paleontologists have uncovered what they believe to be the world's oldest turtle fossil in the southern city of Poreba.
Amid a sharp decline in net income, University of Phoenix operator Apollo Group Inc. plans to close 115 of its Phoenix sites, including the learning center in Elk Grove.