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Kazakhstan’s thriving uranium industry provides the makings for more than one-third of the world’s nuclear fuel.
American support for Africa’s criminalization of cannabis is hurting Congolese farmers, even as some U.S. states move toward legalization.
Sam Brannan became the first millionaire of the California Gold Rush — not by mining gold, but by selling shovels.
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A trek to the town of Chloride is a spooky but dreamy escape into the best of the Wild West.
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A vast wealth hides below Mongolia’s surface. Can the same be said about Khaltmaagiin Battulga, the country’s new president?
By empowering local communities, this West African nation may have found a way to square the circle.