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The Ukraine crisis could extend to outer space

Apr 3, 2014
Tensions in Ukraine impact American-Russian space partnership.
Posted In: ukraine, Russia, international space station, ISS, Soyuz, Space X

Lagarde: Global recovery hinges on IMF reforms

Apr 2, 2014
Christine Lagarde on Congress' IMF vote: "Not exercising that leadership is a mistake."
Posted In: IMF, ukraine, Crimea, Russia, sanctions, global economy, recession
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Shrinking Middle Class? Not in Latin America

Apr 2, 2014
In Latin America, the gap between the rich and poor is narrowing.
Posted In: Latin America

As fast food makes inroads, India's obesity rate rockets

Mar 31, 2014
For many better-off young Indians, Western-style fast food is considered cool. And as they down burgers and sugary sodas, obesity is spreading.
Posted In: obesity

Doctor's new order: no limes, no coconuts

Mar 28, 2014
Prices for limes and coconuts are up, thanks to bad weather and more demand.
Posted In: limes, coconut, Agriculture, trade, Haiyan

What's Up Europe? Germany and Poland have mixed feelings on Russia

Mar 27, 2014
President Obama continues his tour of Europe.
Posted In: Europe, ukraine, Russia

Spiking lime prices threaten salsa

Mar 27, 2014
More than 90 percent of limes we enjoy in the country are grown and sold in Mexico.
Posted In: salsa, limes, Mexico

Syrian aid that hits home

Mar 26, 2014
As the conflict in Syria enters its fourth year, aid groups now work to "bring the conflict home."
Posted In: syria, refugees

George Soros: U.S. could tap oil reserves to punish Russia

Mar 26, 2014
The investor says the U.S. could use oil as leverage in its dispute with Putin
Posted In: ukraine, George Soros, Vladimir Putin, Oil, Barack Obama

Saving the history of the Cold War, piece by piece

Mar 25, 2014
Amid tensions over Russia, one museum dedicated to preserving artifacts from the Cold War sees an opportunity.
Posted In: Cold War, Russia, ukraine

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