US Stocks Plunge In Fresh Global Sell-Off

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down triple digits as investors fled to safe haven assets on Thursday amid concerns about the health of the global economy.

When Faith And Work Don’t Mix

In recent weeks, Muslim workers in Wisconsin and Colorado have lost their jobs in disputes over prayer breaks, making advocates for Muslim rights nervous.

Unhappy New Year For China’s Unpaid Workers

With its economy slowing, China saw a record number of protests over unpaid wages in the run up to the Lunar New Year.

Moscow’s Fingers Seen In Patriarch-Pope Encounter

The weight of hundreds of years of history will be felt as Pope Francis and Russia’s Orthodox Patriarch Kirill meet in Cuba amid suggestions the Kremlin may gain politically from the encounter.

For Niche Video Content, Streaming To The Rescue

Niche content with little mainstream appeal — like Snooki and Jwoww’s series on AwesomenessTV — is thriving thanks to a glut of streaming services, but will it make money?

UK Surveillance Plans Need Major Work

A committee of politicians looking into a draft bill, which seeks to give intelligence agencies more powers, called for more clarity.

Commodities Crash Hurts Rio Tinto

In 2015, the U.K.-based mining company slid to a net loss of $866 million after earning $6.53 billion in profits a year earlier.
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Rio Tinto Flinches Amid Commodities Pain

Global miner Rio Tinto has posted its worst underlying earnings in 11 years and scrapped a generous payout policy in the face of a bleak outlook for the global economy.

US Justice Department Files Suit Against Ferguson, Missouri

Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Wednesday the legal action stemming from unconstitutional police conduct.

Brexit Vote Clouds UK’s Growth Outlook

In its quarterly economic forecast, the Confederation of British Industry cut its growth forecast for the country in 2016 and 2017.

Clinton To Seek Cash From Regulated Industries

The Democrat's campaign is set to hold fundraisers with corporate officials whose industries will be affected by the next president's policies.

The Rise And Fall Of ‘Boomtown, USA’

A recent oil rush — and the accompanying avalanche of money — has reshaped Williston, North Dakota. But what becomes of a boomtown as crude prices collapse?

Campaigning For The Soul Of The Democratic Party

What was supposed to be a coronation turned into a battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders for control of an increasingly liberal party.