Deborah Caldwell is senior editor for Enterprise, overseeing special reports and projects, features, columns, blogs, and commentary. Prior to CNBC.com, she served as digital director in the Emerging Businesses Division at Reader’s Digest Association and as product director at PEOPLE.com. She also served as executive editor at Wetpaint.com. Caldwell was a founding team member, vice president of content and managing editor at Beliefnet.com, which won numerous awards, including the Online News Association Award for General Excellence and the National Magazine Award for General Excellence Online. Previously, Caldwell was a senior writer at the Dallas Morning News, where she won a Templeton Award for reporting. Her work has been published in books, newspapers, magazines, and online. She is a graduate of Muhlenberg College and the University of Michigan.
In less than 40 years, the number of people in the world age 80 and older will quadruple. An unprecedented number of people will need crushingly expensive long-term care, much of it provided by their children and grandchildren. Yet few countries around the world are paying attention.
In the border city of Nuevo Laredo, the bodies of nine people were found hanging from a bridge — the result of a turf war between drug cartels. It exposed the Mexican government’s inability to keep the country’s violence level low enough not to scare away tourists and investors.
You can officially stop obsessing over the summer's most annoying lyrics: "Here's my number ... so call me, maybe." Why? Well, the new fixation is on “Heyyy! Sexy Laaady! Oppan Gangnam style! Gangnam style!”
The infectious horse-riding move combines shuffle dancing with the posture of horseback riding, all set to “Gangnam Style,” a song recorded in July by Korean pop singer Park Jae Sang, known by his stage name PSY. And if you’ve heard the song, it's hard to forget its wackiness and catchy lyrics.
Straddling Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Turkey is a Muslim country with ancient Christian roots but founded as a modern nation in 1923 by a militant secularist, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. It’s now the fastest-growing economy in Europe.