Teen sells kidney to buy iPhone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Five people in southern China have been charged with intentional injury in the case of a Chinese teenager who sold a kidney so he could buy more…

Coffee giant in hot water over African grounds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE LOCAL) — A German coffee producer has come under attack for allegedly taking advantage of a brutal land-grab in Uganda that made way for a "sustainable" plantation. more…

Luxury island hotel completely booked till 2023

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE LOCAL, GERMANY) — Tourists looking for luxury accommodation on the German island of Helgoland will be disappointed, as a wind-power company has booked every room in the more…

U.S. economic crisis: 'Subtle as a train wreck'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer f8iXNiF8] Last week, House Republicans passed their budget for Fiscal Year 2013 without a single Democrat vote. This week, President Obama ripped the GOP budget as one more…

Employment gains slow, jobless rate drops

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Payrolls rose far less than expected in March, keeping the door open for further monetary policy support from the Federal Reserve, even as the unemployment more…

Panetta's commuting tab: $860,000 so far

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON — It's turning out to be a costly commute home for Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. The Pentagon chief has traveled on military aircraft to his home in more…