The activist hedge fund manager William A. Ackman bet a billion dollars on the collapse of the nutritional supplement company Herbalife, then launched an extraordinary campaign to hasten that development.
Planes and ships from a half-dozen countries joined the search for the plane that vanished with 239 people, including two who apparently used stolen passports to board.
The civil war has annihilated the country’s health care system, leaving children to suffer or die from what may have been treatable illnesses, a report found.
A newly released trove of internal emails and documents, mostly from 2006 and 2007, paint a troubling picture of how Credit Suisse operated as the housing bubble inflated.
Young people who want to choose their own mates face the harsh reality that strict social traditions still trump new laws and expanded rights — and that honor killings in such cases remain endemic.