Global Rout Gathers Pace In Asia

The rout in the Asian stock markets Friday was led by Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 Index, which slumped to its lowest level in more than a year.

Amazon’s Diversity Mostly In Warehouses

Despite hiring thousands of minority laborers, the e-commerce and media giant hired only a few hundred for office roles, a report says.

Democrats Spar Over Race Relations, ISIS

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton clashed sharply in Thursday’s debate, with Clinton saying Sanders’ agenda was unrealistic.

World Powers Reach Deal On Syria Ceasefire

The "cessation of hostilities," set to begin within a week, will also include airdrops to civilians affected by the country's civil war, officials said Thursday.

Retail Data Could Hearten Weary Investors

Global financial whirlwinds have battered U.S. stocks. But Friday's retail sales data could provide a glimmer of good news.

Internet That’s 90,000 Times Faster Than Yours

A $6.9 million project in Britain has resulted in a world record for data transmission: 1.125 terabits per second.

Hollywood’s Latinos Target Trump, GOP

Actress America Ferrera and other entertainers have denounced the Republicans' use of stereotypes and distorted information in wooing voters.
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Could Market Turmoil Be Another 2008?

As turbulence tears through regional markets, investors continue to be anxious about the health of the global economy.

Long Before Zika, There Was Rubella

Fear sparked in recent months by a virus outbreak in Latin America and other regions mirrors that in the U.S. during a 1960s outbreak, doctors say.

Unions Not Ready To Welcome Uber Drivers

Objections from the ranks of organized labor are delaying an effort to unionize Uber drivers at New York City's LaGuardia Airport.

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.

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?