High demand coupled with poor yields have top chocolate companies raising wholesale prices. The future of the industry is bleak as social, economic, and environmental factors could cause cocoa bean production to crash. Although this isn't exactly an economical depression, that's the emotion most chocoholics are feeling right now.
Lyft, the pink mustache peer-to-peer ride-sharing company, has postponed its New York City Launch after being hit with a restraining order by the state attorney general.
Syracuse is adding itself to a growing list of cities that want to remove highways running through urban centers. Cities such as Milwaukee and San Francisco successfully tore down highways and ushered in an age of urban development and renewal.
After six long years of crawling, the post-recession economy is finally picking up a runner's pace. Here's why you should feel confident about the now thriving recovery.
After displaying disappointment in the lack of diversity among its workforce, Google has launched a number of initiatives to help women and minorities become qualified for jobs in the tech sector.
The American film and television industries take advantage of billions of dollars in tax incentives doled out by local governments. Where producers and politicians see investment, Allysia Finley of The Wall Street Journal sees shameless corporate welfare.
The northeast Asian nation most famous for Genghis Khan is raising its profile on the world stage by courting foreign investment, boosting its worldwide diplomatic presence, and adopting a self-sufficient energy policy.
India's most populous city will experience its first Metro service on Sunday. The line's first phase, part of a larger project to be finished by 2021, features 12 elevated stations on an 11.4 km stretch of track.
A new report shows worrisome incompetence among Air Force nuclear missile launch officers.
Big Idea: Economic and Institutional Flexibility
A rejoinder to the author of the Neurobonkers blog post criticizing my take on Edward Snowden.
With the income gap at its highest in many years, several organizations are looking at what worked for the developing world and applying it to the richest country on Earth.
I won't propose an answer to this hugely complex question today. Instead, I want to point out some striking similarities between the American perspective on the conflict in Chechnya a decade ago and the run-up to the Obama administration’s pending decision on how to handle the Assad regime’s ...
He billed his first presidential visit to Israel as a listening tour, but it turns out Barack Obama is doing quite a bit of speaking as well. On his first day in the Holy Land, the president was all about the love: I know that in stepping foot on this land, I walk with you on the historic ...