Short-selling ban in the United States in 2008 crisis didn't stop stocks from falling more than 20 percent. Critics blast short-selling ban in Europe as 'political smoke screen.'
Harvard-trained academic Lobsang Sangay vows to fight Chinese 'colonialism' at his swearing-in as the new political head of Tibetan exiles. But will he have clout?
A new bill in Congress would require large companies to reveal any efforts to ensure that child labor, forced labor, and other forms of modern-day slavery did not contribute to their products.
President Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th President of the United States during the inauguration ceremony in Washington on Jan. 20, 2009. Michelle Obama watches at right. The Bible Mr. Obama used is the same one that President Abraham Lincoln used at his inauguration in 1861. Obama made history as the first African-American to become US President.
Why the country's conservative drift, on a wide range of issues, has accelerated.
Apple cash now exceeds what the US government has left before it hits the debt limit. Apple cash level is higher even though government spends 10 times more than Apple is worth.
Western leaders must support democracy in the Arab world now in 2011 as they did in Central and Eastern Europe in 1989. The time for viewing dictatorships as defenders of Western civilization is finished.
New York will offer free land and up to $100 million in infrastructure funds to a university willing to establish a world-class, high-tech school in the city, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday.
The record price of gold and the universal obsession with the sparkling metal make it a parallel global power.
A chimp experiment gone awry, 'Project Nim' takes an unsettling look at the life of a young chimp raised in a human family.