Business and Economy
Official records say that Coca Cola was invented in Atlanta, but a small town in Spain claim that the soft drink was actually invented there.
Despite the recession still affecting most of the country, this spring's art auctions produced record-breaking prices of blue-chip artists like Andy Warhol. ...
More and more companies are going public abroad. IPOs are moving from the United States to places Australia, Hong Kong or London....
Fabrice Tourre, a mid-level Goldman Sachs employee, is the only person on Wall Street to have been sued because of the financial crisis. Is he a test case or a scapegoat? ...
Digital Money or bitcoins could be changing the way that people do business. ...
A new report says that the West Virginia coal mining disaster that killed 29 people last year was caused by negligence on the part of the mine's owner, Massey Energy....
Wall Street is expected to start bidding on the social networking site LinkedIn at prices that would value the company at $4.3 billion. How much is it really worth?...
The New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has subpoenaed major Wall Street banks on the way they packaged mortgage-backed securities....
Toyota has fallen to the third biggest automaker in the world, as profits tumbled after the earthquake. ...
The federal government used tactics usually reserved for organized crime to catch Raj Rajaratnam, hedge fund billionaire of Galleon Capital, in an insider-trading scheme....
- Woman pulled alive from rubble of Bangladesh factory collapse; expert calls for reform
- 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