Business and Economy
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation losing advertisers and seeing its stock drop over mobile phone hacking scandal.
Georgia's tough new immigration law is hurting the state's agriculture industry....
New York's legalization of same-sex marriage projected to result in over $300 million a year increase in state revenue and economic activity....
When the Time Warner Cable guy didn't show up to his house (twice), comedian Eugene Mirman got mad. Then he took out full-page ads in New York papers....
Throughout economic downturns, children tend to get worse grades, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research....
During the 40s and 50s, there were some ten thousand Fuller Brush salesmen. Now, Norman Hall of San Francisco is one of the few left....
The Spanish olive oil industry is being damaged by cheap costs to consumers....
The cost of beer has been going up lately, due to global economic forces, weather, farming and just plain marketing....
European countries soon will likely bail out Greece, paying massive amounts of money to stave off a default. Will Greece's problems spread throughout the world?...
Dominique Strauss Kahn's resignation from the International Monetary Fund has set off a global power struggle between the European Union and emerging economies. ...
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- Far from Pacific home, Micronesians making Missouri home
- Spain's weak economy leads families to abandon domesticated horses to die
- Obama, Boehner aiming for post-Christmas deal to avoid fiscal cliff
- In India, economic growth hasn't led to food security
- 6 questions that help explain how the fiscal cliff will affect you
- Charlotte restaurant serves up free meals, jobs, fellowship for homeless
- Economist says the American retirement system has failed
- Libor manipulation scandal may have cost cities and states millions in losses
- For many, federal unemployment benefits will expire sooner than expected
- California group helps immigrants move into traditional financial sector
- Chilean social entrepreneur saves families money by taking detergent out of its packaging
- Communities seek to forge small business ties between Mexico, U.S.
- Singapore transplants create iPad app, comic book spinoff, to teach Chinese to English speakers
- Pakistani man turns dust into treasure
- Asian market in Missouri becomes hub of many different immigrant communities
- Successful energy development program in Haiti shut down because of funding
- Arab Spring presents opportunities for Middle Eastern women entrepreneurs
- Columbia University janitor graduates with degree in Classics
- 'Cash Mobs' profit locally owned stores
- South African students face real danger in simply getting to school each day
- China's economy at crossroads between freer enterprise, state control
- Chinese land reform efforts move ahead with more fits than starts
- China's one-child policy increasingly being questioned
- Asia Development Bank imagines fleet of electric trikes to help Manila
- No Excuses: Year begins at ascendant science-focused school in South Africa
- Activists call for renewal of diplomatic relationship between Iran, U.S.
- United Arab Emirates makes Missouri town beneficiary of expanded endeavor on foreign aid
- Ethiopia's economy benefiting from emigrants returning home
- My Micro NY creates smaller living for New York City
- FoodCorps grows food for education and change
- Public Radio International acquired by Boston public broadcaster WGBH
- Federer's Wimbledon win generates six-figure donation to British charity
- Susan G. Komen foundation reverses decision to defund Planned Parenthood
- California-based Cold War museum tries to preserve reminders of bygone era
- Peace Corps looking for more volunteers among AARP age group
- America's food pantries find rising need leading to empty shelves as Thanksgiving arrives
- The Tavis Smiley Show's "Poverty in America" – Children and Education
- The Tavis Smiley Show's "Poverty in America" – Seniors
- What PETA hopes its .XXX porn site will do for animal rights