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Turnaround in downtown Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Boarded-up windows in the wake of street demonstrations have become a familiar sight in downtown Oakland, but business and civic leaders can tout a new set of images to define the city's urban heart: a growing crop of tech ...

In Mongolian gold mine lies a vein of hostility

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia -- Odgerel Tsagaan, a clerk at a cashmere shop here in Mongolia's frigid, bustling capital, received a text message on her cellphone in late January from the recently installed prime minister, asking her advice on the country'...