Jul 8, 2013 Trains increasingly carry crude from oil fields in the middle of the U.S. to refineries on the coasts.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 3, 2013 As Egypt grapples with political unrest, many economic analysts are worried about the price of oil. But Egypt's Suez Canal isn't as important as you'd think.
Jun 26, 2013 President Obama's week-long trip to Africa will take him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. Obama's visit is aimed, in part, at increasing U.S. trade and investment in Africa.
Jun 25, 2013 The president spent much of his speech on climate change focused on the economy.
Jun 25, 2013 After years of butting heads with congressional Republicans, President Obama will announce climate change policies through administrative action.
Jun 25, 2013 President Obama will announce a plan on Tuesday designed to push forward his administration's goals on confronting climate change. Which technologies will get the go-ahead?
Jun 19, 2013 An ice cream shop in Northern Ireland geared up for the G-8 summit by creating eight new flavors of ice cream, one for each Group of Eight leader.
Jun 17, 2013 A year of unrest and civil war has created a new opportunity for private citizens in Syria to earn money with makeshift oil refineries.
Jun 13, 2013 The Obama Administration successfully lobbied the EU to do away with a proposed data privacy measure, according to a report in the Financial Times. The exclusion would make it easier for the U.S. to spy on EU citizens.
Jun 10, 2013 President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have wrapped up their California summit. The big breakthrough of the summit wasn’t on cybersecurity or trade, but on climate change.