Sandra Ramos

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What The Nuclear Deal With Iran Means For Global Oil Markets

While the preliminary nuclear deal between Iran and the U.S. represents an important step forward, it by no means opens up the market to a flood of crude oil, as import sanctions on the Islamic Republic remain in place. While few are optimistic that a larger deal can be pieced together in six …

Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake Win Big: The Best Moments of the American Music Awards

Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and more performed at the 2013 American Music Awards on Sunday night. The show was hosted by …

Thieves Swipe Food For Free Thanksgiving Meal

Heartless thieves crashed through a California church’s gym window on Friday and stole every last morsel of food set aside for a free Thanksgiving …

TIME Picks the Best Photobooks of 2013

The Pigs by Carlos Spottorno, published by RM Verlag & Phree, selected by Olivier Laurent, deputy editor, British Jo<p>... VIEW MORE<p>RM Verlag & Phree<p>1 …

Frenemies: The Indonesian-Australian Relationship Nears Its Nadir

On Sunday morning, while waiting for his flight to the Sumatran town of Bengkulu, Indonesian democracy activist Rumadi Ahmad tweeted: “I keep praying …

Furious Pakistanis Block NATO Supply Routes to Protest Drone Strikes

Pakistani cricket star turned politician Imran Khan has been leading protests against U.S. drone strikes in the country by choking off the NATO …

Oil Prices Take a Dive Following Iran Deal

Oil prices tumbled and stocks rallied on Asia bourses on Monday following the signing of a historic agreement between Tehran and six world powers …

The Chinese Communist Party’s Biggest Obstacle Is the Chinese Communist Party

A fascinating conundrum embroiled the top leaders of China’s Communist Party in response to the protests that escalated on Tiananmen Square in the …

New York Cops Will Look Into Your Car to Stop That Text

New York state has launched one of the most aggressive efforts to curb texting and driving that will include state troopers peering in on drivers’ …

How Offensive Was Katy Perry’s AMA Performance?

Katy Perry kicked off Sunday’s American Music Awards ceremony with a performance of her single “Unconditionally,” which immediately prompted the …

Afghanistan Considers Reviving Public Stoning for Adultery

Afghanistan’s Justice Ministry is in the process of drafting a new penal code that includes proposals for public stoning as a punishment for …

A Kindle Paperwhite with a Retina Display? I’d (Probably) Buy One.

Amazon may be prepping a higher-definition Kindle Paperwhite e-reader, codenamed “Ice Wine,” that would see light of day sometime in April or May …

The Stars Are Aligned on Iran

Everyone needs to take a deep breath before rushing to judgment on the agreement reached with Iran on Sunday. It sets nothing in stone. If at the end …

Stocks Up, Oil Prices Down After Iran Nuclear Deal

Stocks rose and the price of oil dropped on Monday morning in the wake of a weekend deal between the Iran, the U.S. and other world powers to limit …

Walt Disney’s Cryogenically Frozen Voice Resurrected for New Cartoon

The new Disney princess movie, <i>Frozen</i>, features lots of big-name voices, like Kristen Bell, Idina Menzell and Josh Gad. But the short cartoon that …

Will Seatmates Become Cellmates Soon?

Following the FAA’s decision to allow electronic device usage in-flight, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on a proposal that would …

Everything You Need to Know About Thanksgivukkah

This year, Thanksgiving falls on the first day of Hanukkah this year, combining to create the very rare holiday of Thanksgivukkah. Here’s what you …

Everything You Need To Know About Black Friday

Where did the phrase come from? How much money are Americans going to spend this weekend? And is it really the best time to get a deal?

Not Everyone’s Happy: Hardliners in Iran Criticize Geneva Nuclear Deal

If the initial reaction to Iran‘s signing of an interim deal in Geneva with the P5+1 met with media euphoria and a striking, bi-partisan embrace of …

The Beautiful Reason Why Illinois Is Letting a Lesbian Couple Marry 7 Months Early

Illinois’ new legislation allowing gay couples to legally marry won’t go into effect until June for most residents, but the state is making an …

The Iran Deal: A Humanizing Breakthrough

In 1981, I stood at the foot of the plane that flew the 52 Americans held hostage 444 days in Iran to freedom in Algiers. They were all pasty-faced …

Meet the Woman Who Helped Negotiate the Iran Nuclear Deal

She chaired the P5+1 group of nations unobtrusively and led their lengthy negotiations with Iran quietly, but Baroness Catherine Ashton, the European …

A Flying Robot Jellyfish Now Exists

Applied mathematicians at New York University have fashioned a flying robot out of four carbon fiber wings that beat the air like a jellyfish. Why? …

WATCH: What You Need to Know About Afghanistan’s Loya Jirga

As the U.S. and Afghanistan seek to hammer out a security deal for 2014 that will set out the terms of the U.S.’s continued presence in the country …

The Top 10 Energy Efficient Cities in the U.S.

They say a penny saved is a penny earned. You might say the same about energy.<p>“Energy efficiency may be the cheapest, most abundant, and most …

WATCH: What’s Next After the Iran Nuclear Deal

Iran reached a nuclear deal with Western powers in Geneva over the weekend. Bobby Ghosh, TIME International Editor, lays out what’s at stake.

5 Things Zapping Your Company’s Productivity

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

‘Fight Club,’ ‘Pretty Woman’ Producer Admits to Being Israeli Spy

Producer Arnon Milchan attends the "What's Your Number?" Los Angeles Premiere at Regency Village Theatre on Sept. 19, 2011 in Westwood, Calif..<p>The …

Time Out: Behind the FDA’s Decision to Halt Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing

Anne Wojcicki, co-founder of 23andMe Inc.<p>If anyone is eager to turn the page on 2013, its Anne Wojcicki.<p>The founder of 23andMe, Wojcicki suffered a …

Most Americans Back Path to Citizenship

A new study shows that most Americans support a path that would allow undocumented immigrants to gain American citizenship.<p>According to a report by …