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Splitting off non-contiguous territories has been a surefire prescription for violence.
5 myths, busted.
With an improving economy and clean debt ceiling hike, will Obama bring world poverty back to the US agenda?
These are not your everyday top economic performers. But behind the garish GDP growth forecasts, the devil lurks in the details.
Heading into President Obama's State of the Union address, elites' discussion of economic disparity is at a high point. Does it mean anything?
Japan’s launch of a ‘carrier in disguise’ has East Asia pondering the future.
Analysis: Don't waste your time on the Davos forum, which kicks off this week. A bigger economic story already happened in another Swiss town, Basel, where the banks just won huge.
New ‘inequality’ calculus has GOP concerned about cutting jobless benefits.
Analysis: The events of a century ago continue to define the modern world and drive its bloody conflicts.
A big year ahead for Dilma, Modi, Jokowi and Barry, too.
After decades of sitting on the back burner, the data — and the pain — became too much to ignore.
Analysis: Global risk is lurking for Joe CEO.
Here’s the latest need-to-know from Wall Street, from tapering to the Volcker Rule and beyond. In plain English.
President Obama pledged to devote the remainder of his term to increasing opportunities for Americans, acknowledging that this is a time of unprecedented inequality.
Analysis: Israeli and Saudi condemnation of the current first steps on the agreement with Iran goes beyond cynicism.
Analysis: In emerging markets, Bernanke’s replacement atop the Fed is seen as a reprieve — for now.
Analysis: A disturbing new trend suggests foreign investors may be falling out of love with the US economy.
Analysis: Benghazi bickering is a distraction from real progress to be made with Tripoli.
Analysis: After a rough season, Brazil hopes bidding for its massive offshore oil reserves will right the ship. Now Brazilian oil workers are striking and energy majors like Exxon-Mobil, Chevron and BP aren't placing their bids.
Analysis: Whatever the politicians say, the US armed forces are taking hits from the one-two punch of sequester and government shutdown.