Illegal migration to the US is way down, for a variety of reasons, but one has to do with tough enforcement. Meanwhile in Europe, illegal migration is surging. What lessons can Europe learn from America?
Puerto Rico is experiencing a brain drain — more than 10,000 Puerto Ricans are emigrating each month, among them doctors, engineers, and other professionals. A small crop are heading in the opposite direction.
All of Britain is on edge waiting to see what happens in the EU referendum on Thursday. Could "Brexit" really happen? And if so, what does it mean for an estimated 1.2 million British citizens currently living in other European countries?
For decades, organ smugglers have targeted Nepal's Hokse village so frequently that it’s become known as Kidney Village. The money many villagers earned for selling a kidney paid for land or a home. After last year’s earthquake, however, no homes in Hokse remained inhabitable.
It's recently emerged that clothes made in North Korea's state-owned factories are being sold by major brands with labels indicating they're from China. Oops. Do you have something in your closet made in North Korea?
Chinese New Year begins next week and all across China people are getting ready. It’s a time for visiting friends and relatives. Throughout the country, people stock up on fruit to eat at home with family and to give as gifts. These days, Chinese shoppers are opening up their wallets for a particular luxury item — imported fruit.
Some countries like Venezuela and Iran suffered immediately when the price of oil went down. That's because these countries are dependent on their oil revenues to meet basic public needs. Other oil producing countries, like Norway, have managed to stay afloat. How do they do it?
The modern American economy is based largely on talent and knowledge, but the way we pay people never caught up with the country's big economic changes. That's how CEOs get paid huge amounts, even though the incentives don't work the way they used to.
What if instead of increasing spending on the military, that money was spent in other ways. Use our interactive and find out how a cut in global military spending could fund projects like climate change mitigation or ending world hunger.