Features by Alisa Roth
Posted In: Jobs
The ground work for negotiating three trade agreements are beginning in Congress, but there's a political argument over a longstanding program that helps re-train workers who have lost their jobs because of foreign competition.
Posted In: Economy
The latest government figures show nearly 50 million Americans don't have enough to eat, about the same since the recession began.
Posted In: Auto
A volatile stock market and a hurricane are likely to have hurt car sales, but pent-up demand and aging cars have buyers in the showrooms.
Posted In: Auto
With new M.P.G. minimums, car companies have to find way to be fuel-efficient. Is it possible to have a high-performance car that sips gasoline?
Posted In: Retail
One major rival is gone, but bookseller Barnes & Noble is still trying make bookstores work in an increasingly digital world.
After the nuclear disaster in Japan, many countries moved to phase out nuclear energy. But Turkey is holding fast to its plans to build three new plants.
Arab countries who were supposed to contribute to Palestinian Authority salaries say they need the money at home. It's estimated about a million people depend on that income
Turkey's "zero problem" policy means good relations with all its neighbors. It has reaped economic benefits with this approach.
About 10,000 Syrians have fled to refugee camps in Turkey following a violent government crackdown on dissent. The influx has created some economic activity in Turkey, but many say there could be a bigger impact if refugee assistance programs patronized local businesses.
More than 10,000 Syrians have fled their government's crackdown. But it's an expensive situation for the Turkish government.