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Design: where dollars are scarce and need is great

Jul 21, 2014
American design schools team up with NGOs to get affordable products to market.
Posted In: medical costs, medical care

McDonald's, KFC hit by food scandal in China

Jul 21, 2014
US companies were hit on all sides in the latest food scandal in China.
Posted In: KFC, McDonald's

What we know about Buk missiles

Jul 18, 2014
The deadly consequences of Cold War weapons that won't go away.
Posted In: ukraine, weapons
Malaysian Airline

Why planes fly through dangerous airspace

Jul 18, 2014
We look at how airlines respond to volatile, violent situations on the ground.
Posted In: flying, Malaysian Airlines, planes, ukraine

Rules of thumb for staying informed

Jul 18, 2014
What I've learned from covering breaking news.

Acid rain: What made Cap and Trade work

Jul 18, 2014
Lessons from one of the more successful U.S. environmental legislative projects.

The secret to China's GDP growth rebound: stimulus

Jul 16, 2014
A stimulus package from Beijing is behind China's higher-than-expected growth.
Posted In: GDP, China
Adderall

Corporate inversion: an expensive way to save on taxes

Jul 15, 2014
Abbvie will pay $53 billion to buy Shire, with a view to cutting its tax burden.
Posted In: corporate inversion, Mergers and Acquisitions, Taxes

What bright lights can tell you about a nation's economy

Jul 15, 2014
A study says some leaders give preferential treatment to their home regions.
Posted In: light, political favoritism, electricity

Country in revolt? Hire a PR firm.

Jul 11, 2014
Improving the image of foreign governments is big business for US PR firms.
Posted In: public relations, Nigeria, Egypt

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