Americas

News and reports from North, Central and South America.

A stitch in time saves...the world

One person’s garbage is another’s creative inspiration. Artists and artisans are using old methods with a new material-the plastic grocery bag...

America's 'most censored' news revealed

Project Censored announces its pick of the top 25 news stories to be spiked in the last 12 months...

"13" still strikes fear in the heart

Number avoidance has measurable economic and even medical consequences. Developers build around it. Businesses avoid it. Even the U.S. Navy refuses to launch boats on Friday the 13th...

Communion on the rise at Christian schools

Christian schools in the US are performing Communion, prompting a discussion about how much church and school should intersect...

'Enviropreneurs' align business with conservation

Environmental entrepreneurs, known as 'enviropreneurs,' are finding ways to create profitable businesses that also benefit the Earth...

Election pundits put money on their favorite candidates

Political junkies are turning from the polls to their new political portfolios to predict the nominees for President...

Sea monsters: Not real, but good for business

Once feared by early explorers, sea monsters now have plenty of fans...

What happened to good tomatoes?

You say tomato, I say tomahto. But most of us agree, if you buy them at the store, they aren’t very good...

Real estate double agents represent buyer and seller

Real estate dual agents can face conflicting loyalties and ethical dilemmas. But there are steps buyers and sellers can take to protect themselves...

More than coffee: Lacing brews with fair trade politics

Coffee cafes are spearheading the fair trade movement to improve working conditions for coffee harvesters in developing countries...

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