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Bitcoin Crashes More Than 8% on One Bold Move Taken by China

Bitcoin plunged more than 8% to $4,309 on Monday thanks to one big action taken by the Chinese.<p>China has banned the practice of initial coin …

Supreme Court rules Ashcroft, Mueller cannot be held accountable for post-9/11 immigration detainee claims

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Supreme Court ruled former high-ranking officials in the George W. Bush administration, including former Attorney General John Ashcroft and former FBI Director Robert Mueller, could not be held accountable in claims brought by non-citizens after 9/11.<p>The decision was 4-2. …

George W. Bush

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:<p>MONEY IN POLITICS<p>Voters are disgusted with the way political races are paid for — disproportionately by big-money donors, including those who stand to gain or lose from government …

Natural Gas

Pence Uses Bible To Justify His Bigotry And Not To Help Those Who Need Help Or To Comfort The Persecuted

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump selected Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate Friday in part because Pence is popular among social conservatives, particularly evangelical Christians.<p>Pence's Christian values present a contrast to those of Trump, whose own ethics, decency, and …

Income Tax

Obama and daughters purchase prose and ice pops on Small Business Saturday | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama took his teenage daughters Malia and Sasha shopping on Saturday for books and a sweet treat to promote Small Business Saturday, an annual event designed to boost holiday shopping at mom-and-pop shops.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama (C) pays for purchases at …

Barack Obama

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip

I asked. You replied. And now here I am, delivering.<p>When I asked you on Facebook if you’re craving a new recipe with chicken or one with cheese, some …

We’re putting an end to religion: Richard Dawkins, Bill Maher and the exploding new American secularism

Religious right extremism, new atheists & late-night mockery have religion on the run. American secularism’s rising<p>What is going on? How do we explain this recent wave of secularization that is washing over so much of America?<p>The answer to these questions is actually much less theological or …

9 ways Christian zealots cripple America

With Christmas nearly upon us, an examination of how religious fundamentalism holds the entire country back<p>Holiday season is in full swing, which means it’s time for American culture to get even more aggressively religious than usual, which is saying a lot. Angels, Jesus, miracles, usually good TV …