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Facebook and mental health experts are collaborating in efforts to prevent suicides.

Facebook expands suicide prevention efforts

Amy Scott | Feb 26, 2015
New tools for users with troubling activity and the friends who report them.
There are many factors involved in the fluctuation of oil prices.

Why oil prices move up and down so much

Dan Weissmann | Feb 26, 2015
Predicting global supply and demand is enormously complicated
The de Melo’s street in the Sao Paulo suburbs.

The Brazilian middle class faces an uncertain future

Lizzie O'Leary | Feb 26, 2015
Debt and a slowdown has placed the country at an economic crossroads.

House of Cards showrunner talks secrets, money and art

Eliza Mills and Lizzie O'Leary | Feb 26, 2015
Beau Willimon talks about writing a show whose success revolves around secrecy.

PODCAST: Let's focus, pilots

David Brancaccio | Feb 26, 2015
The fall of consumer prices, the budget for trains in India, and a memo to United Airlines pilots.

The Global Economy at work

Krissy Clark | Feb 26, 2015
What's the connection between sunglasses, white gloves, and an economic slump?

Pebble's grand return to Kickstarter

Tim Fitzsimons | Feb 26, 2015
The smartwatch maker's latest offering on Kickstarter raises lots of money, fast.
Sears Canada

Looking for signs of life at Sears

Amy Scott | Feb 26, 2015
The ailing parent company of Sears and Kmart reports its fourth quarter earnings.
Posted In: Retail, retail sales, Sears
Federal Communications Commission Proposes New Open Internet Rules

A big win for net neutrality

Ben Johnson | Feb 26, 2015
Tim Wu, who coined the term "net neutrality," speaks about today's vote.
Posted In: fcc, net neutrality, title II

As easy as scanning a fingerprint

Ben Johnson and Meg Cramer | Feb 26, 2015
Back to the Future Part II promised biometrics. How close are we to having it?