- What's The Deal With The Ex-Im Bank?
June 24 2014 5:31 PM
The great debate over the 80-year-old U.S. Export-Import Bank continues.
- Boko Haram vs. Bill Gates: Terror Groups Foil Efforts To Eradicate Polio
June 24 2014 2:44 PM
Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan are the only places in the world where polio is still endemic, and all are beset by Islamic extremists.
- Export-Import Bank Officials Under Investigation For Gifts, Favors
June 24 2014 10:30 AM
Tensions keep mounting around the Export-Import Bank of the United States, with four officials accused of accepting gifts in exchange for favors.
- How Much Will It Hurt BNP Paribas If US Authorities Ban Dollar Transactions?
June 23 2014 3:08 PM
BNP Paribas may enter a $9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that could prevent it from making U.S. dollar-based transactions for months.
- The Economics Of Health And Unemployment
June 23 2014 1:46 PM
When a salad is more expensive than a Big Mac, it's the poorest who suffer most.
- Asia-Pacific Dealer Sales Down For Caterpillar
June 20 2014 3:29 PM
Rising commodity costs and spending cuts equal trouble for Caterpillar sales in Asia.
- Mosquito-Borne Illness Has Caribbean Tourism Officials Concerned
June 20 2014 1:46 PM
In a region dependent on tourism, officials are worried about a new virus that has spread across the Caribbean.
- US Government Takes Aim At A For-Profit College Chain
June 20 2014 11:33 AM
The corporation's status as a "going concern" may be at significant risk.
- Long-Term Unemployed Americans More Likely To Be Obese
June 19 2014 1:50 PM
Though they’re still not sure why, researchers say the connection is clear.
- The New American Space Race
June 19 2014 12:21 PM
American space companies said they still have contracts for Russian equipment, but they're rushing to develop their own technology.
- Five Ancient Cities Pillaged By Looters In Iraq
June 18 2014 4:15 PM
A team of archaeologists surveyed the damage in Iraq after years of conflict.
- ISIS Makes Millions From Looting Antiquities
June 18 2014 2:48 PM
Mesopotamia’s rich cultural history is a blessing and a curse as extremist groups make their way into the lucrative global antiquities market.
- FedEx Kenya May Have Paid Government Bribes
June 18 2014 10:24 AM
The international shipping company is looking into an anonymous tip that its employees paid off government officials.
- South Africa Strikes Continue Amid More Union Demands
June 18 2014 10:08 AM
After weeks on strike, South African platinum miners are adding to their demands for the country’s producers.
- What If Argentina Defaults Yet Again?
June 17 2014 9:28 PM
Argentinians face yet another debt crisis. What are the options -- and who would get hurt?
- Harmful Chemicals, Fox Meat Force Wal-Mart China To Up Food Safety
June 17 2014 1:32 PM
After criticism from Chinese officials, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will be spending much more on food safety.
- What Governments Misunderstand About Crime, Poverty And Terrorism
June 17 2014 1:30 PM
Researchers from West Point explain what governments don't understand about terrorist and criminal groups -- and how to stop them.
- Tony Gwynn’s Death Sparks Call For Chewing Tobacco Ban
June 17 2014 11:20 AM
Chewing tobacco has been an iconic part of baseball for decades, but critics say it’s a fatal habit that needs to be banned.
- No US Supreme Court Appeal For Argentina In Debt Case [UPDATE]
June 16 2014 12:47 PM
President Kirchner said Argentina wouldn't default on its restructured debt.
- KitKat Wrappers Are Train Tickets In Japan
June 16 2014 10:45 AM
KitKat wrappers can be used to buy discount train tickets, part of a new campaign to promote tourism in Japan's devastated northern region.