Topic: Eastern Europe
When you plop down your money for bananas or fish sticks at the supermarket, you are buying into an increasingly global supply chain. That raises questions about food-safety laws.
10/26/2010 05:27 pm
While Arizona's anti-immigrant law gets all the attention, countries around the world are pursuing tough immigration polices on a scale rarely seen in history.
10/09/2010 10:21 am
The IMF's latest forecast downgrades US growth for the year from 3.3 percent to 2.6 percent. China and others will offset that, lifting the world economy to a nearly 5 percent expansion.
10/06/2010 01:12 pm
Reports of a possible Al Qaeda terror plot in Europe that would involve Mumbai-style strikes in Britain, France, and Germany come as France is on alert for unrelated threats.
09/29/2010 02:55 pm
Wal-Mart offers $4 billion for South African retailer Massmart, a sign of confidence in a growing market.
09/28/2010 06:55 pm
In his second address as president to the annual opening of the UN General Assembly, Obama urges supporters of Palestinians to back their pledges with deeds, and asks Arab states to normalize ties with Israel.
09/23/2010 03:05 pm
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, slated to speak to the UN General Assembly today, is not the only world leader to have delivered infamous remarks.
09/23/2010 12:03 pm
Chapter & Verse Interview with China Miéville, author of 2010 Hugo Award-winner "The City & The City"
China Miéville talks about "The City & The City," his sci-fi/fantasy/detective novel which shares the 2010 Hugo Award for best novel.
09/10/2010 06:00 pm
The Jan Brewer gaffe in the Arizona governor debate Wednesday was one for the history books. But there have been plenty of cringe-worthy moments in debates – and they don't always matter.
09/03/2010 02:56 pm
Is a hunger strike the way to push an incumbent to agree to more debates?
08/20/2010 06:49 pm