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Scottish independence and the finance sector

Aug 22, 2014
Scotland is about a month away from a vote on whether it would like to be independent from the UK. What's the impact on business in the country?
Posted In: Scotland, independence
Ice bucket challenge

Diplomats can't take the ice bucket challenge

Aug 21, 2014
Rules apparently bar foreign service members from taking the challenge.
Posted In: Ambassador, social media, Associated Press, ICE

As waters rise, Mekong rice farmers switch to shrimp

Aug 21, 2014
Salinization of the Mekong Delta is pushing a move toward a new crop: shrimp.
Posted In: crops, shrimp, drought, Vietnam

Ebola's cost to African economies

Aug 21, 2014
The epidemic is financially hurting Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
Posted In: Ebola, Africa, disease
Hundred

Your money's worth more in Mississippi

Aug 20, 2014
Tax Foundation has mapped out the value of your $100 bill in each state.
Posted In: dollars, values, Mississippi, united states

China levies record antitrust fines on foreign firms

Aug 20, 2014
China levies $200 million of fines on Japanese auto parts makers.
Posted In: auto parts, price fixing, China
College football

150 years of college football

Aug 19, 2014
Love it or hate it, it's a moneymaking cultural institution.

'Las Patronas' and the journey north

Aug 15, 2014
A group of Mexican women, "Las Patronas," are helping migrants on their journey north.
Posted In: migrants, Immigration, Mexico

How the Ebola outbreak affects Nigerian small business

Aug 13, 2014
Nigeria confirmed at least 13 cases of the disease last week.
Posted In: Ebola, Nigeria, bbc

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