World at a glance

How immigration reform can change immigration

Nov 20, 2014
To get a little context on how the President's plans might affect some of the various immigration constituencies in this country, we spoke with Barbara Hines, Co-Director of the Immigration Clinic and professor at the University of Texas, and Emily Lam, vice-president of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group for Health Care & Federal Issues.

Tires and civil war: America's business with warlords

Nov 17, 2014
A new PBS film investigates Firestone's relationship with warlord Charles Taylor.
Posted In: tires, Liberia, ProPublica, investigation, Frontline
Traders work on the floor of the Hong Kong Exchange in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong and Shangai exchanges link up in big reform

Nov 17, 2014
It’s a big deal for investors, for whom it's now a lot easier to invest in China.
Posted In: stock exchange, hong kong, China, investors

Obama expected to announce immigration reform soon

Nov 13, 2014
Immigration reform may protect 5 million people from deportation.
Posted In: Immigration

Why toymaker Hasbro could buy DreamWorks Animation

Nov 13, 2014
Answering the question of why a toy company would want to own a movie studio.

An apartment in the sky, for just $20,000 one-way

Nov 13, 2014
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is offering a 125-square-foot cabin.
Posted In: Airlines, abu dhabi, luxury

Norman Lear and Amy Poehler talk creativity

Nov 12, 2014
We chatted with the friends and TV stars on stage in Los Angeles.

The cost of living up to the U.S.-China climate deal

Nov 12, 2014
The U.S. and China are drawing a line in the sand on greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted In: China, carbon emissions, pollution
A silhouette of an official is seen with a logo of the World Trade Organization (WTO) as background at the Trade organisation headquarters.

China and U.S. reach agreement on high tech products

Nov 11, 2014
Here's what it says and why it matters.
Posted In: China, World Trade Organization
Four million people came to London to see a work of public art

London’s poppies prove the value of public art

Nov 11, 2014
Millions went to London to see an art exhibit. It's free, and it made a profit.
Posted In: veterans, London
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