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  • Sideline Chatter: For Daniel Engelbrecht, a special comeback

    Added time? No kidding. Daniel Engelbrecht, the German soccer player who collapsed during a match and underwent four heart surgeries in 16 months, not only returned to the Stuttgarter Kickers with a defibrillator in his chest but scored the winning...
  • Special Report: How a 29-year-old Ukrainian made a killing on Russian gas

    A young businessman accused of being a frontman for former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich made $100 million or more from buying Russian gas at a preferential rate and selling it on at higher prices, according a former senior employee and a...
  • Jay Z, Russell Simmons talk police reforms with New York governor

    Jay Z, Russell Simmons talk police reforms with New York governor
    Though each are now wealthy hip-hop moguls, Jay Z and Russell Simmons grew up as young men of color on the streets of New York, an experience deeply reflected in their art and work. That makes them uniquely relevant and influential in discussions about...
  • Rouble hits new low as Western sanctions rack Russia

    Rouble hits new low as Western sanctions rack Russia
    Russia's central bank raised its main lending rate to 10.5 percent on Thursday to prop up the rouble but failed to stop the currency sinking to a new low. The inability to halt the rouble's decline after a fall in oil prices and Western sanctions over...
  • Outcast Russia turns to Cold War ally India for new billions in trade

    Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to India on Thursday for a one-day summit during which billions of dollars' worth of economic agreements were signed on energy, precious stones and military equipment and India pledged to retain Russia as its most...
  • The other America

    Germany's first chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, supposedly once said that there was "a special providence for drunkards, fools and the United States of America." Apparently, late 19th century observers could not quite explain how the U.S. thrived when...
  • Russia c.bank raises key rate but fails to halt rouble slide

    Russia's central bank raised its main lending rate by 100 basis points to 10.5 percent on Thursday to prop up the rouble but failed to stop the currency sinking to a new low. The inability to halt the rouble's decline after a fall in oil prices and...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Despite report, U.S. moral leadership is far from restored

    Leonid Bershidsky: Despite report, U.S. moral leadership is far from restored
    Now that the U.S. Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency's torture practices is out, the question remains whether its revelations do anything to fill the global vacuum of moral authority, which the U.S. created by reacting so violently to the 9/...
  • 'The Ebola fighters' honored by Time as person of the year

    'The Ebola fighters' honored by Time as person of the year
    Time magazine, as is its yearly tradition, has named a person of the year, and this year it chose multiple persons: those who are helping to fight the spread of Ebola around the world. "The rest of the world can sleep at night because a group of men and...
  • Vladimir Putin says Crimea is part of Russia historically and forever

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday defended Moscow’s annexation of Crimea this year and implied that the “strategically important” peninsula will remain part of Russia “from now on and forever.” In his annual...
  • Good for you, bad for Vladimir Putin

    Good for you, bad for Vladimir Putin
    The falling price of oil is good news for American motorists, and it has an extra added attraction: It's making life miserable for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Oil prices have fallen nearly 40 percent since June. Retail gasoline prices have plunged...