- Luxury birthing clinics spur cesarean 'epidemic' in Brazil Updated: Oct-07-15 12:06 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - Thais Faria sank into a leather love seat, relaxing under the ministrations first of a masseuse, then a manicurist and finally a hairdresser-cum-makeup artist. Not 24 hours after her daughter was born via cesarean, Faria was being pampered at an upscale Rio de Janeiro maternity clinic.
- For Cuban family, pope's message on ideology hits home Updated: Sep-21-15 5:29 pm
HOLGUIN, Cuba - In this quiet city in eastern Cuba, families know how ideology can divide.
- S. Korea readies for reunions amid N. Korea's rocket threats Updated: Sep-19-15 5:34 am
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea is moving ahead with preparations for reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War despite rival North Korea talking about new rocket launches and nuclear tests.