Oil drilling rig in snowy landscape (© Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

U.S. set to become world’s top oil producer

The United States is expected to produce more oil than any other country in the world by 2023, thanks to new technologies.
Men mining (USAID/Sandra Coburn)

Mining diamonds in Africa while supporting the community

In Côte d’Ivoire, a growing number of artisanal mining operations use techniques that help them find more diamonds while protecting the environment.
Counterfeit shoes on display (Ian Law/Shutterstock)

Nice kicks. But what if they were made by a slave?

If you’re interested in buying a designer handbag for a fraction of the price, you’re not alone. But the hidden costs of counterfeit goods are staggering.
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This ship helps Lithuania get cheaper gas

A shipment of liquefied natural gas is to arrive in Lithuania August 21, part of that country’s efforts to diversify its energy supply and save money.

The facts: U.S. aid for Nepal’s earthquake

Three weeks after Nepal's devastating earthquake, the United States has contributed more than $27 million, including food and shelter supplies.
Man in business attire using rope to climb mountain (© Shutterstock/Brian A. Jackson)

Did you just suffer a setback? Good for you. [video]

If you are a small-business owner, you will likely face challenges and will also experience future setbacks as your business or organization grows.

This is where Iran could be today [infographic]

Compared to other countries with similar starting points 40 years ago, Iran has fallen behind, to the detriment of the Iranian people.
Two cows grazing on hay (© AP Images)

U.S. and Brazil deepen trade ties

A U.S. government-sponsored international trade mission opens doors and delivers results for American agricultural exporters.

Calling young Southeast Asians! Will YOU get to come to the...

http://youtu.be/ZAPMgNs_Dsc Do you live in Southeast Asia? Are you ready to advance your career and make an impact in your country? Then President Obama has...