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The UN has set itself some ambitious new goals
No. 1? End poverty in all forms everywhere.
Delta, United, and American Airlines to big game hunters: We're not shipping your 'trophies' anymore
Effective immediately, the airlines are banning freight shipments of lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
The number of African millionaires is set to grow by nearly 50 percent over the next 10 years
The rich are getting richer, but inequality is on the rise.
It’s insanely expensive to bribe Russian officials these days
Want to beat that speeding ticket? It'll cost you double.
Kenya's new Westgate mall opened with more security guards than shoppers
Westgate shopping mall was the site of one of Kenya's worst terrorist attacks two years ago. But analysts don't think that will keep customers from coming back.
Myanmar braces for a sleazier breed of tourist
Sex, drugs and backpackers — oh my.
Why US hedge funds are attacking struggling Puerto Rican schools
Billionaire hedgefund managers have a message for debt-stricken Puerto Rico: Shut down your schools and pay us back.
The drug war isn’t the only battle Mexico is losing
The country now has 2 million more poor people than it had in 2012.
The sad story behind the world's cheapest Big Mac
This isn't just about burgers.
Clinton's capital gains tax plan aims at long-term investment
US-USA-ELECTION-CLINTON-CAPITALGAINS:Clinton's capital gains tax plan aims at long-term investment
This drama with Greece might finally be over, for now
European and Greek leaders say they've reached a deal to give Greece another huge bailout.
Debt crisis doesn't stop refugees from pouring into Greece
The UN refugee agency says 48,000 arrived in the country in the first half of this year.
So Greece might not collapse into oblivion after all
Greece has submitted a new plan, and it might include enough compromise form both sides to actually work.
The debt crisis is destroying Greece's fledgling startup industry
Try cashing a check or paying an international vendor. Impossible.
Mexico gets billions more dollars from migrants than from oil exports
Migrant workers' remittances have almost bounced back to their pre-Great Recession peak.
Here are 7 facts and figures that show just how bad the Greek crisis is right now
And the situation won't improve anytime soon.
Greece’s collapse is kind of awkward for Europeans there on vacation
My big fat Greek holiday.
Mexico bans wild animals in circuses — but there's no place for them to go
A new law in banning the use of tigers, elephants, zebras, lions and other exotic animals in circuses comes into effect next week.
Greece might accept bailout terms after all
After missing a key loan payment, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appears suddenly willing to move forward on a bailout, which would buy the world some time.
Greece doesn't really need the EU
Here are 6 potential future scenarios for Greece.
Greece is falling apart and it could affect us all
This basic rundown will get you up to date on what's happening and help you sound smart at parties.
Big business on winning side in US top court's major rulings
The two major rulings mask the fact that the business-related rulings this year have been a mixed bag for corporate interests.
Germans are trolling Greece with 'Grexit' vodka cocktails
Greeks say they can handle a bit of dark humor, even from their leading creditors.
You’re running out of time to pay for sex in Tibet
For years China has allowed prostitution to fester across Tibet. But a looming anniversary has finally forced the government to begin cracking down.
French cabbies burn cars to protest Uber
They also blocked access to airports and train stations.
New Blackbeards of Malacca Strait: Southeast Asia’s pirates are getting bolder
Forget Somalia—the seas around Indonesia are some of the most preyed-upon waters on the planet.
Foodmageddon could be just 3 steps away
This report of hypothetical scenarios is kind of scary — and that's good business for the insurance company that commissioned it.
Here's why you shouldn't be celebrating the new $10 banknote
Sure, it will feature a woman. But she will have to share the honor with a man. And there's more.
Wal-Mart apparently has $76 billion stashed in offshore tax havens
The corporation has built a network of 78 subsidiaries and branches in 15 offshore tax havens to minimize taxes, said a report by tax reform group Americans for Tax Fairness.
The Pacific trade deal has all kinds of protections for businesses — but not for workers
The secretive, humongous treaty won’t stop labor abuses in poor countries, critics warn.
Exclusive: Russia and the US are competing for a space partnership with Brazil
It's opening up yet another theater in their rivalry for allies and influence.