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Thirty years later, Cabbage Patch Kids are still a favorite

Dec 24, 2014
The Cabbage Patch Kid still draws fans decades after its release.

Ruble woes spark London house-buying spree

Dec 24, 2014
Rich Russians eager to move their money are snapping up pricey London houses.
Posted In: Russia, ruble, real estate
Russia's Communist Party supporters take part in a rally on Monday in Central Moscow against the fall of the ruble.

Russia is facing a 'full-blown economic crisis'

Dec 23, 2014
Adriene Hill talks to BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, ruble, bbc world service
A meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at its headquarters in Vienna.

Why won't OPEC cut production ?

Dec 22, 2014
Members of the oil cartel could get higher prices if they cut production but there would be a cost.
Posted In: OPEC, cheap oil, Saudi Arabia

Cuba to expand its internet access

Dec 19, 2014
Lizzie O'Leary speaks with Nancy Scola who covers Tech Policy for The Washington Post.
Posted In: cuba, Internet

How an oil rush made LA the city it is today

Dec 18, 2014
After first oil well was drilled in 1892, derricks became a symbol of Los Angeles.
Posted In: Oil, oil well, los angeles

Congo tries to stage a coffee comeback

Dec 17, 2014
Farmers in Eastern Congo try to relaunch an industry destroyed by civil war.
Posted In: coffee, Congo
Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Russian journalists try to thwart Kremlin censorship

Dec 17, 2014
A group of Russian journalists decamps to Latvia to strike a blow for press freedom.
Posted In: Putin, Kremlin, censorship, Russia, media

How the falling ruble will affect emerging markets

Dec 17, 2014
Rattled investors can turn risk averse.
Posted In: Russia, rubal, emerging economies, macroeconomics

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