Goodbye Greek Forests, Hello Hotels
September 25 2013 10:02 AM
Greece may pass laws that will allow the acquisition of private and even protected lands or forests for businesses.
Conservatives Irate Over Kenya Headlines Neglecting Islam
September 23 2013 5:26 PM
Based on a cursory review of 10 newspapers, the right-wing watchdog Media Research Center has determined that journalists are purposely avoiding the word “Islam” in reports about the Kenya mall attack.
After Westgate: What The Terrorist Attack Means For Kenya
September 23 2013 9:25 AM
Kenya was already facing political, economic and social challenges before this weekend's tragedy.
The Host With No Ghosts: Why NPH Is Impervious To Controversy
September 22 2013 8:12 AM
No matter what the debate, Neil Patrick Harris, who hosts the 2013 Emmy Awards show on Sunday, always comes out on top.
Searching For Food Stamps? Here’s An Ad For Wendy’s
September 20 2013 3:20 PM
As House Republicans voted to slash the food-stamp program, Twitter searches for “food stamps” brought promoted tweets from SpaghettiOs, Campbell’s Soup and major restaurant chains.
This Was CNN: With ‘Crossfire’ Fading, Jeff Zucker Could Have A Problem
September 19 2013 6:18 PM
Ratings continue to struggle at the once-pioneering cable news network, despite high hopes for recent additions such as “Crossfire” and “New Day.” Can anyone turn things around?
Gun Lovers Lose Their Cool Over Henry Winkler’s Navy Yard Tweet
September 16 2013 7:09 PM
Former “Happy Days” actor Henry Winkler wasted no time politicizing the mass shooting in Washington on Monday, while pro-gun advocates fired back with political tweets of their own.
Racists Shamed Off Twitter Following Ignorant Miss America Insults
September 16 2013 3:47 PM
After their racially charged tweets about Nina Davuluri went viral, several Twitter users have deleted their accounts in the wake of a public shaming campaign.
Easy Money: Is GoFundMe Too Lax For Its Own Good?
September 14 2013 12:22 PM
With its loose guidelines, GoFundMe urges users to donate only to people they know and trust. But doesn’t that defeat the whole purpose of crowd-funding?
Africa’s Economy On Cusp Of Giga-GDP Growth
September 13 2013 12:03 PM
This may be Africa’s moment: Consider that mining may be one of the least of its many potentially lucrative assets and attributes.
NYC Mayoral Hopeful Bill Thompson Eyes Runoff, But Will It Hurt Democratic Ticket?
September 12 2013 8:15 PM
Bill Thompson is insisting that every vote be counted in the Democratic mayoral primary, despite increasing support for frontrunner Bill de Blasio.
Dogfight: Inside The National Movement To Outlaw Pet Stores
September 07 2013 9:02 AM
San Diego has joined more than 24 U.S. municipalities in banning the retail sale of dogs: Progress for pup welfare or animal rights gone rabid?
In Myanmar, Foreign Firms Have More Responsibility Than Just Making Money
September 03 2013 1:16 PM
Foreign investors should also shoulder the responsibility of improving the lives of the Myanmar people.
Conservatives To Fast Food Strikers: Shut Up And Get Real Jobs
August 29 2013 5:45 PM
In the wake of a nationwide strike by service employees, critics countered that minimum-wage workers should simply “get better jobs” if they want to make more than $7.25 an hour.
The War On Comments: Have The Trolls Already Won?
August 29 2013 3:56 PM
As Huffington Post plans to abolish anonymity, other publishers look for new ways to fight trolls and keep online comments civil.
Why The Rupee Has Free Fallen To A Record Low
August 28 2013 3:39 PM
The makings of India's unprecedented currency collapse are basically home-grown.
The Fed Won't Stop Spiking The Punch Bowl Just Yet
August 27 2013 1:01 PM
Doubts are growing about the ability of the U.S. economy to maintain its rather modest recovery, and that may delay Fed stimulus removal.
NYC Newspapers Endorse Bloomberg, Er, Quinn For Mayor
August 26 2013 2:49 PM
Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn landed endorsements form three of New York City’s major newspapers, all of which cited a need to stay on the 12-year course plotted out by Michael Bloomberg.
The Best MTV Video Music Awards Drinking Games
August 24 2013 9:31 AM
IBTimes culls together the best drinking games for the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, which take place on Sunday at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
How Much Is NSA Surveillance Costing The US Economy?
August 23 2013 10:17 PM
American tech firms could lose their dominance over privacy concerns. So why is the U.S. squelching innovation in the name of security?