World at a glance

A spot of . . . coffee?

Sep 12, 2014
Who drinks more coffee, cops or journalists?
Posted In: coffee, British, tea

What can the U.S. do to attack ISIS financially?

Sep 12, 2014
Can America effectively damage the fund-raising efforts of a non-state actor?
Posted In: ISIL, defense department, terrorism

The numbers for September 12, 2014

Sep 12, 2014
The Pistorius trial, Ebola and HBO: Here's what we're keeping an eye on Friday.

Detroit has the most expensive car insurance in the U.S.

Sep 11, 2014
A new study finds Motor City drivers pay big to insure their cars.

Cheap produce and $60,000 bottles of cognac

Sep 10, 2014
Gifting legitimate alcohol is serious business in Chinese culture.
Posted In: China, liquor sales, gift giving

What $500 million buys for the Syrian opposition

Sep 8, 2014
What does that money buy, and how do you know you're not equipping the wrong people?
Posted In: ISIL, syria, military, Congress

Your Wallet: The cost of elder care

Sep 8, 2014
The costs for caring for the elderly are rising. How do you cope?

Salsa helps drive Latin music higher

Sep 8, 2014
Salsa, an infectious tropical dance, is gaining followers in the U.S. and abroad.
Posted In: Latin America, salsa
Trust fall

No one trusts anyone

Sep 5, 2014
I don't trust you.
Posted In: Trust, according to a recent study, america

Will Europe start spending more on defense?

Sep 5, 2014
With new threats from Russia and ISIS, belt-tightening could come to an end.
Posted In: NATO, military spending, defense, Europe debt crisis
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