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'Sup: The new Yo?

Aug 12, 2014
Novelty apps are turning over at a ferocious pace. What could go wrong?
Posted In: app, social media

The Trans-Siberian Railway's long journey

Aug 12, 2014
It transformed Russia in the 19th century, and is still the best route to Siberia.
Posted In: Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia, trains
Nike

Are your sneakers real?

Aug 11, 2014
Nike is the most counterfeited brand, according to the World Customs Organization.

As humanitarian crises grow, so does the aid industry

Aug 11, 2014
The industry that cares for vulnerable people expands with the need.
Posted In: humanitarian aid, nonprofit, NGOs

Why US tech lobbyists have descended on Brussels

Aug 11, 2014
The EU parliament is considering strict new online privacy legislation.
Posted In: right to be forgotten, European Union, lobbyists
Gold

Fixing the fix: Price-setting precious metals in London

Aug 8, 2014
After a series of benchmark rigging scandals, London's gold fix looks tarnished.
Posted In: gold, silver, price fixing, precious metals, London

ISIS gains control of key infrastructure in Iraq

Aug 8, 2014
ISIS militants now have control of the country's largest dam.
Posted In: Iraq, middle east, New York Times

Weekly Wrap: Blame geopolitics

Aug 8, 2014
A conversation about the week that was.
US-Europe_Russia

Russia swore off our chicken legs. But not to worry.

Aug 7, 2014
Russia's sanctions against importing food from the West shouldn't affect the U.S.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, imports

Mexico ends Pemex's 75-year monopoly on oil

Aug 7, 2014
More on one of the biggest business and policy stories of the decade.
Posted In: Mexico, big oil

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