World at a glance

Let's Roomba!

Jul 24, 2015
Drones, artificial intelligence and robotic vacuums. Tell us what you think.

Russian native finds asylum in Los Angeles

Jul 24, 2015
In the past few years, Russia has instituted new anti-gay laws.
Posted In: Asylum, Russia, LGBT, Immigration

UN says Syria donors aren't paying their pledges

Jul 24, 2015
The country's civil war is 4 years old, and there is no end in sight.
Posted In: UNHCR, syria, refugees

US companies adjust to a more mature Chinese economy

Jul 23, 2015
Some Wall Street investors are leaving as China's growth slows.
Posted In: China, General Motors, consumer demand
A European Union flag and the Union Jack hang in front of the European Union's headquarters.

Exit Grexit, enter Brexit. Could the UK quit the EU?

Jul 23, 2015
Many Brits are unhappy with Europe, maybe enough to vote for leaving the union.
Posted In: Grexit, Brexit, UK, Europe, European Union, greekcrisis

American foodmakers see new market with TPP

Jul 22, 2015
The Trans-Pacific Partnership talks have renewed a fight between the U.S. and EU.
Posted In: Food, food labels, labeling
Emad Hafez in his shop.

Without tourists, Egyptian business owners adapt

Jul 21, 2015
Some Egyptian business owners shift to exporting to make up for lost tourists.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, tourism
People outside the Greek parliament on Tuesday.

Greeks see 'same culture' in new financial measures

Jul 21, 2015
Tonia Korka does not believe that the new measures will improve the Greek economy.
Posted In: Greece, greekcrisis, Greeks, optimism
A&P grocery chain has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in five years.

Why A&P can go bust, but Greece can't

Jul 20, 2015
On the surface, they are in similar situations. But the grocer has a way out.
Posted In: Greece, Greek, debt, greekcrisis
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