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California faces its first mandatory water cuts in the state's history amid drought

Fun Fact Friday: The thirst is real in California

Apr 3, 2015
In which we unpacked the week with Cardiff Garcia and Linette Lopez.
Posted In: groundwater, Facebook, China
 A customer stands in front of a wall of flat panel televisions at a Best Buy store in San Francisco, California.

A year in commercial advertising

Apr 3, 2015
USC's Therese Wilbur lays out a yearly calendar of marketing events
Posted In: advertising, marketing, commercials

How a good night's sleep can help the economy

Apr 3, 2015
Staying awake in a 24-hour economy
Oil prices dip as we get closer to an Iranian agreement and eventual lifting of sanctions.

An Iran deal won't change oil market overnight

Apr 3, 2015
Even if sanctions are finally lifted, Iran faces barriers to rejoining the world oil market
Posted In: crude oil, Iran sanctions, cost

China, the economy and Xi Jinping's strategy

Apr 2, 2015
The president of China takes over every formal power structure in the country.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, Mao

Latvians differ over sanctions against Russia

Mar 31, 2015
Russian-speaking Latvians may oppose sanctions more than their Latvian-speaking compatriots but most see the country's future in the West.
Posted In: Russia, latvia, sanctions
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shakes hands with U.S. State Secretary John Kerry in Geneva. Iranians have requested that sanctions be lifted immediately once a deal is struck.

Lifting sanctions is not always easy

Mar 31, 2015
Iran wants sanctions to be lifted as soon as agreement is reached over its nuclear program but there are many complications.
Posted In: Iran, sanctions, nuclear

Latvia's Russian minority not separatist

Mar 31, 2015
Latvia's Russian-speaking minority prefers economic stability to separatism.
Posted In: latvia, Russia, Economy

U.S. allies rush to join World Bank alternative

Mar 30, 2015
America failed to persuade them to stay away from a new, Chinese-led institution.
Posted In: World Bank, jack lew, China

Dov Charney seeks $40 million in lawsuit

Mar 27, 2015
Earlier this week, the now former CEO of American Apparel, Dov Charney, decided to move forward with a $40 million wrongful termination lawsuit against the company he founded.
Posted In: American Apparel, Dov Charney, Silicon Valley

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