Dec 31, 2013 An intense oil-train fire in North Dakota demonstrates the scale of damage possible when oil is moved by rail.
Dec 30, 2013 The attacks in Volgograd in the past two days have raised fear of terrorism in Russia in the lead up to the February Sochi Winter Olympics.
Dec 27, 2013 After being held in Russia for 100 days on charges of hooliganism, 30 Greenpeace activists are free to return to their home countries today
Dec 26, 2013 After a dismal experience in 2012, Shell took this year off from trying to drill in the Arctic Ocean. But drilling will come.
Dec 26, 2013 Japan's Nikkei stock index closed about 16,000 for the first time since 2007.
Dec 19, 2013 Russian President,Vladimir Putin, vows to pardon a former political enemy who was once Russia's richest man.
Dec 16, 2013 It's the one year anniversary of Japan's great experiment in trying to lift itself from economic lethargy.
Dec 13, 2013 The House of Representatives has passed a budget agreement aimed at avoiding another government shutdown. How will it affect the sequestration?
Dec 16, 2013 This story about 55 tax breaks about to expire starts in an unlikely place: Barn 63 at the Belmont Race Track in Belmont, N.Y., at the stall of a pretty brown horse with a white star on her forehead.