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  • G-20 leaders agree on remedies for global economy

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — After two days of summit meetings here, President Obama and other world leaders signed a lengthy declaration of prescriptions for the global economy, including pledges that placed a renewed emphasis on creating jobs as...
  • Designer Vanessa De Vargas redecorates Venice bungalow for $4,000

    Vanessa De Vargas of Turquoise Interior Design has decorated and redecorated her tiny 500-square-foot bungalow in Venice in a variety of themes during the last 15 years. When she was going through "a dark phase," she painted the walls steel gray and...
  • What will the St. Petersburg G-20 summit be remembered for?

    What will the St. Petersburg G-20 summit be remembered for?
    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- There's been a lot of passionate talk and chatter here among G-20 leaders, but it seems to have been mostly about the conflict in Syria and whether they were willing to back President Obama's call for a military strike on the...
  • ECB President Mario Draghi 'very cautious' on Eurozone revival

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Even as European Union leaders at the G-20 summit here crowed about a reviving Eurozone, the head of the European Central Bank said he didn't share their optimism. In somber remarks, ECB President Mario Draghi said he...
  • What powers Grand Prix? S-T-E-M

    What powers Grand Prix? S-T-E-M
    When the rubber met the road for the Baltimore Grand Prix, also known as "A Celebration of Acceleration," there was, indeed, a lot to celebrate: Favorite drivers and racing teams, Baltimore's beautiful Inner Harbor, and the array of action that creates an...
  • Growth up in advanced economies, sluggish in emerging ones, OECD says

    Growth up in advanced economies, sluggish in emerging ones, OECD says
    WASHINGTON -- Growth picked up in the second quarter in the U.S., Europe and other major advanced economies but has slowed in China and other key emerging nations, which will lead to sluggish global output, the Organization for Economic Development and...
  • A Labor Day proposal for labor

    Labor Day this year finds American unions plunging into the unknown. Fast-food and retail workers in roughly 60 cities have been demonstrating for a living wage, though how exactly they will win concessions from such mega-corporations as McDonald's...
  • Russian Cinema: Searching for Homegrown Hits

    While the Russian box office has been exploding over the past few years, some see growth in different terms. The Russian market is still at an embryonic stage, in the sense that it was still evolving from an industry dependent on state aid to one...
  • Caribbean Film Festivals Launch Regional Market

    The Caribbean's tourism industry is second to none, but what about its film industry? Several fests have banded to develop the regional biz and to bring international attention to local filmmakers. Under the agreement, spearheaded by the Trinidad &...
  • Box Office Epic Fail: Why Studios Must End Their Tentpole Obsession

    While the movie industry is on track for a record summer box office, there's blood on the streets of Hollywood. The swing-for-fences strategy adopted by most of the majors can pay off big when it works. But judging from the hundreds of millions in red...
  • Visual Effects Society to Industry: Shape Up

    The Visual Effects Society's 2013 white paper on the state of the global visual effects industry paints an image of a sector under siege that must heal its internal problems if it's to survive the external forces arrayed against it. The report, which...