Reimagining The European Union, Without The UK
February 28 2013 5:54 AM
What are the odds of a British exit from the European Union, or a “Brexit,” and what would it mean for investors and the global economy?
Divided, We Fight: A Primer On Syrian Opposition Groups
February 27 2013 9:55 AM
Political freedom and human rights are still at the root of the rebellion, but things have changed since the uprising began.
A New Congo Peace Plan: Vague, But Not Hopeless
February 26 2013 5:54 AM
African leaders have agreed on new framework for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Details are lacking, but potential is great.
Did Seth MacFarlane Go Too Far, Or Not Far Enough?
February 25 2013 4:02 PM
Oscar host Seth MacFarlane is earning negative criticism from reviewers, many of whom found the "Family Guy" creator offensive, sexist and racist during the 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony.
Mali Faces Big Challenges As French Troops Are Drawn Down
February 24 2013 6:05 PM
A French military intervention in Mali has reached its final stages, but the crisis is far from over.
Pivot To Asia: Obama, Abe Talk Economies And China
February 23 2013 12:00 AM
A summit between U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could lead to a stronger economic partnership.
Italian Spy Jailed For CIA Torture: Could Rumsfeld Or Cheney Be Next?
February 22 2013 6:43 PM
A court in Milan has convicted Italian intelligence officials of CIA-instigated torture and rendition during the war on terror. Will American participants pay as well?
Seth MacFarlane Won’t Rescue Oscar's Ratings; Better Movies Might
February 21 2013 5:52 PM
The Academy is hoping "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane will attract more younger viewers to Sunday's Oscars 2013 telecast, but how much does a host really affect ratings?
How One Country Is Taking On The Scourge Of Illegal Weapons
February 21 2013 3:28 PM
As Nigeria clamps down on the proliferation of small arms and light weapons, it's going after the Russians.
Will Cybersecurity Order Do Enough To Deter Hackers?
February 20 2013 5:06 PM
Will President Obama's cybersecurity directive protect U.S. companies and networks from Chinese hackers?
Will ‘Django Unchained’ Win Best Picture? In An N-Word: ‘No’
February 20 2013 4:50 PM
As Oscar predictions heat up for the 2013 Academy Awards, Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" may be undone by its frequent use of the N-word, which was barely used in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln."
Illegal Espionage - The Next Big Scandal In Spain
February 20 2013 6:03 AM
An illegal espionage scandal is heating up in Spain, where political corruption controversies were already in full swing.
Has The Bleeding Stopped Yet At HP?
February 20 2013 6:02 AM
When Hewlett-Packard reports first-quarter results on Thursday, investors expect another decline. How much longer will revenue fall?
Work Rules Issue May Trigger Longshoremen Strike
February 19 2013 1:26 PM
Optimism is fading that a strike by New York and New Jersey longshoremen can be avoided. Here's why.
Japan's Currency Drops While Stock Market Pops
February 18 2013 10:44 AM
The yen plummets, the Nikkei pops and the world's G-20 finance leaders say "ho-hum" regarding Japan's forced currency devaluation.
Will Mega-Dip Explain Dell's Rush To Mega-Buyout?
February 17 2013 9:34 AM
When Dell reports fourth-quarter results Tuesday, millions of customers might understand why Michael Dell wants a $24.4 billion buyout.
Journalists Take A Stand Against Washington Redskins' Name
February 15 2013 2:26 PM
Debate over the name and logo of the Washington Redskins NFL franchise has raged on for 20 years. Many journalists are taking a stand by refusing to print the name.
What's Up For Dropbox, SugarSync, Exablox? IPO Or Acquisition?
February 15 2013 12:43 PM
Global digerati generate data they store on Dropbox, Box, Sugar Sync and others. Are they IPO-worthy?
CNN’s Cruise Ship Coverage Won't Float Jeff Zucker’s Boat
February 15 2013 11:52 AM
CNN's continuous coverage of the stranded Carnival Cruise Line ship Triumphant on Thursday was mocked as overkill. Is this a preview of Jeff Zucker's grand plan?
Dow Jones Industrial Average A Lock To Hit 17,000 In 2013? Not So Fast ...
February 15 2013 8:40 AM
The Dow has vectored toward 14,000, but investors in U.S. stocks would be wise to keep one eye on Washington and one on the price of oil.