- Has The GOP Truly Lost A Generation? Maybe Not
June 08 2013 10:20 AM
The Republican Party, although still strong in some demographics, may face long-term erosion.
- China Trumps The US In The Battle Over Bitcoin
June 08 2013 10:18 AM
American startups embraced Bitcoin early, but the Web-based currency is more popular in China, which could leave the U.S. at a disadvantage.
- Why Are Obama And Congress Ignoring Unemployment?
June 01 2013 10:01 AM
Unemployment remains high across the United States, but President Barack Obama and Congress seem to have forgotten all about it.
- Will Citi Bike Reach New Yorkers Who Aren't Rich And White?
June 01 2013 9:58 AM
The Big Apple finally has a bike-sharing program. But which New Yorkers will use it?
- Can You Find Suriname On A Map? China Can And Is Already There
June 01 2013 9:56 AM
Small in size and plagued by questionable leadership, Suriname has long been ignored by the West. So why is China determined to invest there?
- Africa Is A Net Creditor To The World: Why That's Not Good News
May 30 2013 12:54 PM
The illicit outflow of assets from Africa actually exceeds the amount of aid and investment coming in, says a new report.
- 3-D Printing: Plastic Guns Should Be The Least Of Our Worries
May 24 2013 10:22 PM
The perils of 3-D printing extend far beyond plastic guns: counterfeit military parts, drugs on demand and chemical weapons are in the offing.
- Afghanistan After The West: Boomtown Or Disaster?
May 24 2013 10:21 PM
One year from now, Western troops will be gone -- and with them, most of the economy. Afghans are trying to fill the void.
- Africa's Economic Future Depends On Big Ideas
May 24 2013 10:21 PM
As Africa emerges as "the 21st century continent," experts say its future rests on big ideas, entrepreneurship and local ownership.
- In Providing Basic Needs, Europe Bests The US
May 24 2013 10:20 PM
Despite severe economic challenges, European countries are still among the best places to live. Here's why.
- Two Years After Revolution, Whatever Happened To Libyan Oil?
May 24 2013 10:20 PM
In post-Gadhafi Libya, energy companies are struggling to gain a new foothold.
- Borrowing To Buy: How Much Do Americans Owe?
May 18 2013 11:46 AM
American households currently owe $11.23 trillion. Find out what they're doing with the money they've borrowed.
- Inside Northern Sri Lanka 4 Years After Civil War
May 18 2013 10:22 AM
Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war came to a bloody end exactly four years ago, but for the northern Tamils, it's not such a distant memory.
- Where In The World Are The Military Drones?
May 18 2013 10:20 AM
The U.S. has by far the greatest variety of military drones in the world. Check out the other 59 countries that also possess military drones.
- Life For Palestinians And Israelis Divided By West Bank Wall
May 18 2013 10:17 AM
The wall Israel says it needs for its security in the West Bank is separating people from their livelihoods and more. It looks like this.
- The Takeover: China Goes To Middle East, Bringing Lots Of Cash
May 11 2013 11:03 AM
In search of resources and trade options, China has turned to the Middle East, including volatile areas where the West fears to do business.
- New York's Rockaways Rise From Sandy's Ashes
May 11 2013 10:56 AM
New York's seaside Rockaways in Queens were hit hard by Superstorm Sandy, but residents are working hard to rebuild their communities.
- Israel's Medical Startups Can Regrow Bones, But Can They Grow Money?
May 11 2013 10:50 AM
Israel is one of the world's most attractive places for life-sciences startups, but lately the biomedical revolution there has hit a snag.
- Why Gun Background Checks Will Never Pass The Senate
May 11 2013 10:44 AM
Gun control backers who are optimistic they'll fare better in Congress this time would be wise not to hold their breath.
- FEMA's Sandy Grants: Who Got Money, And Who Didn't?
May 10 2013 11:27 PM
These maps show exactly how much money the Federal Emergency Management Agency gave to homeowners in the tri-state area, and how many requests for funding they denied.