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Shell Admits Defeat in the Arctic

Royal Dutch Shell cancels oil exploration operation off Alaska’s coast, the latest warning sign that finding Arctic oil is easier said than done.


Will Xi Jinping Yield to U.S. Demands on the Economy?

U.S. officials have long prodded China to open its economy and stop meddling with its markets and money. Will Xi finally listen?

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Diesel Emissions Scandal Claims Its First Scalp: Volkswagen’s CEO

The U.S.-led investigation into Volkswagen's emissions cheat claims its first victim.

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Americans Acclaim Pope Francis in DC Visit, But Still Wary of His Climate Activism

Pope Francis is popular, but his calls for action on climate change fall flat.

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