Jun 18, 2013 Up until last year, Brazil's economy was surging. But growth has slowed, just as the government is preparing to host soccer’s World Cup next year.
May 16, 2013 In the latest series of 'not in my backyard' or NIMBY protests in China, hundreds took to the streets in Kunming to oppose a petrochemical plant.
Apr 24, 2013 Students at Culinary Institute of America, one of the nation's top cooking schools, say their degrees are being devalued by slipping standards.
Dec 11, 2012 The Michigan State Capitol is hosting thousands of protesters this morning. The house is taking up a so-called "right to work" bill.
Nov 29, 2012 A walk-out by workers at several fast-food chains in New York marks latest effort to organize an industry with high worker turnover.
Nov 22, 2012 Walmart workers will walk picket lines outside stores on Black Friday to protest the retail chain's low wages. Walmart, with more than a million employees, helps set pay levels for the retail industry.
Sep 27, 2012 Today the government of Spain is expected to lay out yet another new budget with even more cuts in it.
Sep 26, 2012 More protests are expected in Spain today after some big demonstrations last night. There's outrage over a new round of budget cuts as Spain tries to avoid becoming the next Greece.
Sep 17, 2012 Several major Japanese companies are shutting down some operations in China, citing concerns about the safety of their workers.