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Investors: Oversight Is Needed For Bitcoin To Become Mainstream
Bitcoin's growth was built on the idea it was a currency of the people, unattached to any central bank or regulating authority. But a major theft has put that vision to a tough test.
Publisher Releases Lullabies From 'Goodnight Moon' Author
Goodnight Songs is a compilation of formerly unpublished lullabies and poems by the author of Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown. Linda Wertheimer talks to Amy Gary, who discovered the new material.
Weather Expected To Effect February Jobs Report
Did the harsh winter hold down job creation last month? Or did employers brush away the snow and prepare for spring with a new round of hiring? The unemployment report is out on Friday.
Gillibrand, McCaskill Square Off Over Military Assault Prosecutions
The Senate has rejected a measure that would have allowed military prosecutors — rather than commanders — decide which sexual assault cases to pursue. The 2 female senators were on opposite sides.
House Backs Obama's Request To Back Loans For Ukraine
The crisis in Ukraine is galvanizing unusually swift bipartisan action on Capitol Hill. The GOP-led House voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to authorize a $1 billion loan guarantee for Ukraine.
The Last Word In Business
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In Ukraine, The Fine Line Between Patriotism And Nationalism
During Ukraine's recent revolution, ultra nationalist groups were prominent among the protesters battling police in Kiev's Maidan Square. A nationalist party was included in the interim government, and pushed for changes in Ukraine's language law that caused outrage among Russian-speaking Ukrainians.
Crisis In Ukraine Reveals Tensions Within RT's Newsroom
The name of the cable news network RT used to stand for Russia Today, and it is funded by the Russian government. The network's three channels serve as a propaganda arms of the Kremlin.
Great Lakes' Ice Cover Nears 1979 Record
Decades ago, nearly 95 percent of the Great Lakes were covered with ice. Linda Wertheimer talks to scientist George Leshkevich about the effects of all that ice. The shipping industry is paralyzed.