Venezuela Shoots Down Small Plane Carrying Cocaine
January 30 2015 11:32 PM
Authorities say the aircraft's pilot did not respond to communications.
Resources Under Pressure As People Flee Boko Haram
January 30 2015 10:17 PM
Increasingly violent Boko Haram attacks have already scattered more than a million: Food and other supplies are running low.
Was Adam Lanza’s Mother A Victim In Sandy Hook Tragedy?
January 30 2015 8:06 PM
Newtown, Connecticut, community members chose not to count Nancy Lanza as a victim, but mental-health experts see a more complicated picture.
The Millennials Have Spoken, And They Love Shake Shack
January 29 2015 2:59 PM
Why McDonald’s time has passed -- and the age of fast-casual dining is upon us.
Tracking Down US Aid Money In Afghanistan
January 29 2015 8:21 AM
The U.S. still has $15.3 billion to spend in Afghanistan, and someone’s got to keep an eye on it.
How To Fix A World 'Dangerously Unprepared' For Health Crises
January 27 2015 4:15 PM
World Bank chief proposes economic solution for future disease outbreaks.
When Caterpillar Isn't Doing Well, Neither Is The Global Economy
January 27 2015 12:13 PM
The construction giant is usually a good indicator of how the world’s economy is doing. And it doesn’t look great.
European Markets Calm Despite Anti-Austerity Greek Leadership
January 26 2015 2:00 PM
Though Alexis Tsipras has promised an end to Greek austerity measures, getting out of debt is easier said than done.
Saudi King's Death Won't Change Oil Policies, Experts Say
January 23 2015 10:26 AM
Though global prices jumped on the news of Abdullah's death, experts expect a smooth transition and no big policy changes.
How European, Chinese Arms Fuel Conflict In Africa
January 21 2015 12:49 PM
Researchers aren't sure how the weapons got there, but it probably violates trade agreements.
Afghans Fear Grim Economic Future, Poll Shows
January 21 2015 12:28 PM
While the Taliban is a serious concern, Afghans are also worried about getting a job.
Mobile Banking Market In Sub-Saharan Africa Could Be Worth $1.3B In Four Years
January 20 2015 12:34 PM
Making payments via cell phone isn’t just convenient -- it could spur economic development in Africa.
What The US Can Do To Stop Boko Haram
January 18 2015 9:03 AM
Amid reports of widespread government corruption and an ineffective military in Nigeria, U.S. intervention presents unique problems.
What We Know (And Don’t Know) About Boko Haram
January 17 2015 9:37 AM
After Boko Haram’s deadliest attack ever, it’s hard to say what the militant Islamist group will do next.
US-Funded Afghan Police Training Buildings Are 'Melting'
January 16 2015 11:54 AM
It's not the first time officials are calling out U.S. officials for something like this.
Johnson & Johnson’s Ebola Research Gets $115M
January 16 2015 9:31 AM
Ebola has killed more than 8,200 people. Companies like J&J are getting closer to a treatment.
Satellite Images Show Evidence Of Deadliest Boko Haram Attack Yet
January 15 2015 11:07 AM
“Devastation of catastrophic proportions.”
For Russian Billionaires, A Full-Scale American Retreat
January 15 2015 8:45 AM
Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov isn't the only Russian billionaire pulling out of U.S. investments.
By 2017, India’s Economic Growth Will Outpace China's
January 14 2015 11:32 AM
Credit India's efforts to deregulate its economy plus China's decision to slow its economic growth with the coming change.
Video Game Developers Cancel Kim Jong Un Project
January 13 2015 11:50 PM
The satirical game featured Kim Jong Un riding a unicorn and fighting “American hordes.”