Dow Drops Sharply On Growth, Oil Concerns

Investor jitters carried over from Friday’s sell-off in tech stocks, with traders looking to the Fed boss’ congressional testimony starting Wednesday.

‘Brexit’ Worries Already Hurting UK Economy

Apart from being a self-inflicted economic blow, a potential British departure from the 28-member European Union is already having ill effects by shaking business confidence.

What Ever Happened To ‘Peak Oil’?

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

Aleppo On The Brink

For the first time in the nearly five-year civil war, Syria’s largest city is surrounded by President Bashar Assad’s forces. For 350,000 people living in rebel-held parts of the city, a brutal siege may be next.

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.

The PR Campaign For 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 is not concerned with his image.

Bill Clinton Lashes Out At Sanders

In 2008, the former U.S. president made headlines for defending his wife, Hillary Clinton, and launching a strong attack against Barack Obama.
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Thirst For Coffee Sparks Supply Worries

Rising demand for premium coffee could mean supply shortages in the future. As Hayley Platt reports, figures from the International Coffee Organisation suggest overall coffee production is already lagging demand.

India’s Economy Grew 7.3% In Its Most Recent Quarter

Many analysts expressed skepticism about India’s GDP data, saying it may have overestimated the country’s growth.

Broncos Defeat Panthers, 24-10, In Super Bowl 50

Behind an exceptional defense, the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl 50, 24-10.

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.