Occupy Wall Street celebrated its one-year anniversary on Monday with a day of demonstrations that resulted in dozens of arrests, but failed to produce the turnout or fervour that first propelled the movement into recognition.
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The pitch from the pyramid scheme sweeping Russia has undeniable appeal: make money and make the world a better place, it says. Like thousands of others, Roman Vorobyev believed the
Chinese banks and companies looking to seize steel pledged as collateral by firms that have defaulted on loans are making an uncomfortable discovery: the metal was never in the warehouses
Modernity requires the willingness to be offended. And as anti-American violence across the Middle East and beyond shows, that willingness is something the Arab world, the heartland of Islam, still lacks.
Not so long ago, harried moms and dads would brave the holiday season crowds at the mall to buy those Lego accessories or that Star Wars battle cruiser.Now, with increasingly cheap and easy-to-use
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has fired a warning shot that threatens to ignite a battle to marry social networking with one of the most valuable areas of the technology
Two small California cities are the latest battlegrounds in the $111 billion U.S. soda industry's fight to defend a near-perfect record of defeating proposed taxes on sugary
Moranbah lies on the undulating plains west of Mackay, in country first explored by Prussian adventurer Ludwig Leichhardt more than 160 years ago and driven to wealth by coal and ....
Hong Kong voters are electing a new legislature, with pro-democracy candidates expected to benefit from weeks of anti-China protests.
A new book by journalist Bob Woodward gives an inside account of how a showdown in 2011 between congressional leaders and President Obama over the federal debt ceiling brought the government to the brink of default.