Potential Brexit Clouds UK’s Economic Horizon

Apart from being a self-inflicted blow, a possible British departure from the European Union is already having ill effects on confidence.

India’s Free Basics Ban Imperils Facebook

India was expected to become Facebook’s biggest mobile market in 2016, but a new ruling by the Indian government could derail its growth.

Stocks Drop As Bank, Tech Shares Tumble

The Dow was down 350 points Monday as investor jitters carried over from Friday’s tech sell-off and traders started looking to the Fed boss’ congressional testimony this week.

A Force Awakens

Thanks to the latest "Star Wars" epic, CEO Bob Iger has Disney's finances back on track. But the company's ESPN property remains a worry for investors.

Super Bowl 50 Nabs 112M Viewers, But It’s Not A Record

The only record set by the game was that of the fewest offensive yards by the winning team. CBS is still happy.

‘Peak Oil’ Fears Haven’t Panned Out

Predictions that global oil production would soon peak and decline didn’t happen, but energy analysts say there’s little reason to gloat.

Aleppo Is On The Brink, Facing Siege

For 350,000 people living in rebel-held parts of Syria’s largest city, a brutal attack from President Bashar Assad’s forces may be next.
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Thirst For Coffee Sparks Supply Worries

Rising demand for premium coffee could mean supply shortages in the future. Figures from the International Coffee Organization suggest overall coffee production is already lagging demand.

The PR Qualms Of Chechnya’s Kadyrov

Chechen leader and Vladimir Putin ally Ramzan Kadyrov has a reputation for human rights abuses and the murder of political opponents — but that doesn’t mean he's not concerned about his image.

Social Was Lackluster At Super Bowl 50

After years of record growth in new users and conversations around major sporting events, both Facebook and Twitter appear to have hit a plateau.

Pay This Fee, Or Go To Jail

Police departments around the U.S. are using license plate scanners to find scofflaws or criminals. Some are also letting the device suppliers slap drivers with mandatory fees.

Why They Joined ISIS

Caught in a desperate situation, two Iraqi men turned to the Islamic State group for money and a sense of belonging, only to be imprisoned by Kurdish security forces.