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Tree bark transforms into fashion in Uganda

Sep 9, 2015
Designers are pushing the boundaries of uses for 'bark cloth.'
Posted In: Uganda, fashion, sustainable fashion, sustainability

European Union faces refugee quota proposal

Sep 9, 2015
Germany is predicted to accept hundreds of thousands by the end of the year.
Posted In: migrants, refugees, Asylum, European Union

Cage-free chickens aren't necessarily carefree

Sep 9, 2015
McDonald's and others give their egg-layers a little room to spread their wings.
Posted In: McDonald's, cage-free eggs, cage-free chickens
Migrants arrive in Berlin, Germany on Tuesday. Berlin authorities have created accommodation for at least 2000 people in recent days in a hasty effort to shelter expected migrants.

Taking in refugees has costs — and potential benefits

Sep 8, 2015
German workforce is shrinking as the population ages. Educated refugees can help.
Posted In: migrants, refugees, Germany

Chinese trade data latest indicator of sluggish growth

Sep 8, 2015
Exports were down 5.5 percent, and imports fell by 13.8 percent.
Posted In: China, China growth, Chinese economy

Austria and Germany allowing refugees and migrants in

Sep 7, 2015
Austria said it planned to end emergency measures, such as random border checks, that have left thousands of refugees stranded in Hungary.
Posted In: migrants, refugees, Europe, Germany, Austria, Asylum
The cupola of San Juan Cemetery, along with homes, sit next to the ocean in Old San Juan, the original capital city of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

What can candidates for president do for Puerto Rico?

Sep 4, 2015
Clinton and Rubio visit the territory, whose debt is worse than most states.
Posted In: Puerto Rico, votes, bankruptcy, primary

A tale of two small business exporters

Sep 4, 2015
How much would the Trans-Pacific Partnership help these companies?
Posted In: Small Business, exports, TPP, trade deals
Migrants try to enter inside the Eurotunnel site to attempt to reach Britain, in Coquelles near Calais, northern France, on July 31, 2015.

The UK is under pressure to take more refugees

Sep 3, 2015
Cameron has been firmly refusing to open the doors wider, but that might change.
Posted In: migrants, refugees, United Kingdom

Why we cried when Steve Jobs died

Sep 3, 2015
Alex Gibney tries to find the reason for the tears in his documentary.
Posted In: steve jobs, apple, documentary