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Gorilla Killing: Harambe’s Shooting In Cincinnati Zoo Triggers Backlash

Public outrage is growing against the decision by the Cincinnati zoo to shoot and kill a male gorilla Saturday when he grabbed and carried a …

How Bernie Sanders’ Wall Street Reform Agenda Could Survive Past The Democratic Primary

Even if Bernie Sanders fails to win the Democratic presidential nomination, his financial reform agenda may find new life after the primary. On …

Minimum Wage And Fast-Food Workers: Now, ‘Fight For $15’ Organizers Want To Join A Union, Too

One of America's biggest unions is now dealing with an in-house labor protest of its own. A small group of organizers for Fight for $15 — the …

Mark Zuckerberg: ‘Conservatives And Republicans Have Always Been An Important Part Of Facebook’

After meeting with a group of conservatives Wednesday to address accusations that Facebook’s news delivery system has a liberal bias, Facebook Inc. …

Road To Rio: The Race Is On To Build The World’s Fastest Olympic Swimsuit

The competition will be fierce during the swimming events at this summer’s Olympics in Brazil. An established titan will be fighting to maintain …

Equity Crowdfunding: You Don’t Have To Be A Millionaire To Be A Venture Capitalist Anymore

Up until now, anyone hoping to become the next Mark Zuckerberg has had to pass through the infamous venture-capital gauntlet: high-stakes pitch …

Marijuana Legalization 2016: Massachusetts Medical Weed Program Earns A Mere $320,610

The still-nascent medical marijuana program in Massachusetts will end fiscal year 2016 with a small profit after almost experiencing a budget deficit …

Donald Trump's Remarks On Taxes, Debt Put Him At Odds With Wall Street Republicans

Even as Donald Trump reaches out to big money donors as part of his general election strategy, he keeps making statements that seem practically …

Silicon Valley Diversity Problem: Female Leaders Launch ‘Project Include’ To Diversify Tech Industry’s Workforce

Tech executives in Silicon Valley have vowed for years to address the industry’s lack of diversity. Yet the employees of most technology firms, …

Takata Corp.’s Explosive Air Bag Recall List Is Poised To Get Much Longer: Report

Auto-safety regulators are forcing the Japanese company behind an ongoing recall of 24 million vehicles in the U.S. to roughly double the number of …

What’s Life Like For Syrian Refugees In Germany?

Monther recalls the moment he decided to leave Syria with perfect clarity. The Syrian shop owner, who declined to provide his full name, citing …

In Districts Battered By US Trade With China, Americans Are Increasingly Divided Politically

Americans are more likely to vote for far-right or far-left politicians in areas where local manufacturing has been gutted by U.S. trade with …

Can Donald Trump Win The 2016 GOP Nomination? Math Says Yes As Kasich, Cruz Push For Brokered Convention

A growing sense of desperation from establishment Republicans to stop front-runner Donald Trump from winning the party’s nomination has been …

Intel (INTC) Woes Reflect PC Decline, But How Will It Impact Microsoft (MSFT), AMD, Apple (AAPL) And Google (GOOG) Earnings?

The personal computer industry has been in decline for years, and Tuesday we saw yet more fallout when Intel announced it was cutting 11 percent of …

Paycheck Calculator: How Will The Presidential Candidates Change Your Tax Bill?

Voting is free, but the aftermath isn't. Whether you feel the Bern, or want to make America great again, the next president’s tax policies will …

Brexit: UK Steel Crisis Highlights Future Troubles In Britain’s Trade Relationship With China

LONDON — An argument commonly heard from those who support Britain's departure from the European Union is that an independent U.K., untrammeled by EU …

Japan’s Yen Problem: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tackling Stronger Currency With New Stimulus Measures

Japan has hit the skids in the past few months, with a mixture of national and international developments complicating Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s …

Panama Papers: Corporations Shifted A Half-Trillion Dollars To Offshore Tax Havens In 2012

With the recent release of millions of secret documents from a Panama law firm that helps corporations and wealthy individuals reduce their tax …

Is The UK A Tax Haven? London, British Islands Questioned After Panama Papers Leak

Debate over tax regulation and tax evasion in Britain and its territories has been reignited after the millions of leaked documents known as the …

Lionel Messi And The Panama Papers: Why The Barcelona Star Could Be In Trouble

On the field, it’s a good time to be Lionel Messi: He’s fresh off winning his fifth Ballon d’Or award, given to the world’s best player, his club FC …

Panama Papers: Major Global Banks Created Thousands Of Shell Corporations

Credit Suisse, HSBC and UBS are just three of the major global banks named in an enormous leak of more than 11 million documents from law firm …

As A Big UN Drug Policy Summit Draws Near, Will Marijuana Activists Become Global Drug Reformers?

Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance and one of the most recognized speakers in drug policy circles, doesn’t mince words …

China’s Money Is Flooding Hollywood, But Its Films Are Sputtering In The US

LOS ANGELES — Even as a deluge of Chinese cash flows into Hollywood, Chinese movies are sputtering with American audiences. And despite presiding …

Preventing Diabetes: How Medicare Wants To Cut Costs And Keep People Healthier Through Lifestyle Coaching

Every year, the debilitating disease of Type 2 diabetes costs the United States economy $245 billion at a minimum, and that number appears to be …

Brussels Airport And Metro Bombings: Could EU Intelligence Sharing Have Stopped Belgian Terror Attacks?

As citizens of Brussels grappled with the aftermath of a deadly terror attack Tuesday, security and defense experts looked closely at what made the …

As Obama Visits Cuba, These Business Execs And Entrepreneurs Are Following, Eager To Explore Opportunities

Some American businesses are positively salivating at the prospect of finally tapping into Cuban markets, and now, U.S. President Barack Obama's …

Fed Rate Decision: What Policymakers Are Looking At When Deciding Whether To Adjust Monetary Policy

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan famously subscribed to an unconventional economic measure: men’s underwear sales. As the theory goes, …

Goodbye Rubio Tuesday: After Florida Results, The Top 7 Mistakes That Cost Marco Rubio The GOP Nomination

It was supposed to be Marco Rubio. That refrain could be true for Tuesday, and for the entire election cycle. Back in early 2015, the freshman …

China Trade: Declining Appetite For Imports Still Tugging At Exporters Like Brazil, Southeast Asia

China’s slowdown continues to dominate the global economic environment of 2016, with new data showing the country’s exports plunged the furthest in a …

EU Brexit 2016: Advocates Of A Free-Trading Britain Outside The European Union Face Long Odds

A British government report on the consequences of the U.K. leaving the European Union confirms what private experts say and what’s apparent under …