The 'Nigerian Prince' Problem
February 26 2015 2:58 PM EST
Nigerian online entrepreneurs are still fighting a stereotype as old as email.
With More Legal Pot, Farmers Eye Industrial Hemp
February 21 2015 10:00 AM EST
After years of being outlawed, marijuana's non-THC relative could claim its time in the sun.
Detaining Mothers And Children Is 'Unlawful': Judge
February 20 2015 10:26 PM EST
A federal judge wants officers to stop detaining mothers and children who are fleeing the violence in Central America to seek asylum in the U.S.
US Denounces Arrest Of Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma
February 20 2015 8:00 PM EST
President Nicolás Maduro arrested opposition leader Antonio Ledezma on Thursday. The U.S. is not impressed.
Pot Business Folks Stoked Over Bills To Legalize Weed
February 20 2015 5:11 PM EST
Reps. Jared Polis and Earl Blumenauer’s bills would regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol.
Colorado State Officials Sued Over Legal Marijuana, Pro-Pot Protest Ensues
February 19 2015 12:38 PM EST
“Marijuana businesses make bad neighbors,” the lawsuit reads.
Vermont Moves To Legalize Recreational Pot
February 19 2015 12:00 PM EST
Medicinal pot is already legal in Vermont, but experts say regulated recreational weed could earn the state more than $125 million.
Medical Pot May Cost More In Uruguay, Not So In US
February 18 2015 4:24 PM EST
Uruguay's medical marijuana may get more expensive than the recreational kind, but that likely won't be "happening in Colorado.”
'Contradictory And Confusing' ... 'Bizarre'
February 18 2015 12:32 PM EST
That's what the Cato Institute think tank is saying to U.S. lawmakers on federal rules that restrict marijuana. They're not alone.
Developing World Connects Economic Inequality And Corrupt Politicians: Study
February 16 2015 1:23 PM EST
A new survey draws a link between a country's economic status and its citizens' perception about local politics.
What The Cocoa Crisis Means For Valentine's Day
February 13 2015 3:24 PM EST
After a boom in cocoa prices last year, Valentine's day chocolates may be more expensive than ever -- but not for long.
Egypt’s Economy Set For Growth, But Change Will Be Slow
February 13 2015 3:14 PM EST
Egyptian leadership makes moves to improve the country’s economy, but higher taxes and lower subsidies won't be easy.
Boko Haram's Latest Suicide Bomb Attack
February 12 2015 4:37 PM EST
The latest Boko Haram attack, carried out by a female, reportedly killed at least seven people in the city of Biu, in Borno state.
Guardians Of The Ganja
February 12 2015 12:54 PM EST
The booming legal marijuana industry is drawing military veterans from combat to cannabis — not to smoke it, but to protect it.
World Bank To Send $15M In Food Aid To Ebola-Affected Nations
February 12 2015 12:24 PM EST
The Ebola outbreak is finally slowing down, but the countries are left facing a massive food crisis.
Mind On His Money, Money On Marijuana
February 11 2015 9:38 AM EST
Snoop Dogg is investing in the legal marijuana industry. And he’s not the only one.
Beyond Boko Haram, Nigeria Fights Another Battle
February 10 2015 3:38 PM EST
The insurgency in the northeast is causing chaos ahead of the postponed election, but so is the oil price plunge.
Germany Not Impressed With Greece’s Financial Plan
February 05 2015 2:26 PM EST
Greece’s new finance minister met with his German counterpart on Thursday. It didn’t go well.
Colorado May Return Marijuana Tax Money To Citizens
February 05 2015 1:52 PM EST
Colorado residents could get a tax refund unless lawmakers change marijuana tax revenue rules.
Brazil’s Economic Future Dims Amid Petrobras Scandal
February 04 2015 4:10 PM EST
When the state oil company has problems, Brazil has problems.