Finance & Economics

Why Do Airlines Keep Going Bankrupt?

American Airlines is filing for bankruptcy protection. The airline is the last of the so-called legacy carriers, airlines...

Before Holidays, U.S. Congress Still Has Plenty To Do

As soon as this week, the Senate could vote on a bill to extend and expand the payroll tax holiday that gave millions of...

With No 'Superdeal,' What's Next In Deficit Debate?

For the not-so-super debt reduction supercommittee, failure is clearly an option.

San Marino Foreign Minister says international co-operation crucial for small states

The Minister of Foreign and Political Affairs of the Republic of San Marino, Antonella Mularoni, in her address to the OSCE Permanent Council today, stressed the unique role of the Organization in promoting confidence among all 56 participating States...

KENYA: Food security concern as farmers switch from maize to coffee

Increased coffee growing could compromise the country's grain basket, say experts

COTE D'IVOIRE: Cocoa farmers hope reforms will pay off

Members of a cocoa growers cooperative in Sikensi, 100km northwest of Abidjan

As Occupy Camps Close, What's Next For Movement?

Occupy Wall Street protesters regroup in Foley Square after New York City police in riot gear removed the protesters from Zuccotti Park...

A New York Town Pull Funds From Big Bank

The Village of Hempstead, N.Y., sounds like a posh resort in the Hamptons. But if you ride the train an hour east from Penn Station, what you'll find is a working-class town of about 54,000 people, more than 80 percent of them African-American and...

Toys Safer This Holiday Season Due to Stronger Safety Rules

It's that time of year again, when parents, grandparents, and friends begin to prepare holiday toy shopping lists. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) wants consumers to know that while safety should be at the top of everyone's toy list...

Political Math: Social Security Cuts Don't Add Up

Judy Moses, 71, prepares to be arrested during an Occupy Chicago protest...