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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Mutual Funds

New Motorola Smartphone to Be Revealed in May

Despite recent major changes at Motorola, it seems the company still has a few surprises in store — namely a new class of smartphone.<p>Following in the …

Google releasing standalone mobile apps for editing docs, spreadsheets and presentations

Google's long had a Drive app for both Android and iOS, but who knows, maybe you just can't handle that many features in one program. If for some reason you're the kind of person who only wants to edit documents and never see another spreadsheet again (not that we blame you), Google just released …

The Black Files Network

Anger, Confusion and the Morning After the George Zimmerman Verdict

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Update, 3:26 p.m.</i>: The President released this statement about the Zimmerman verdict on Sunday …

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …

Obama: Honor Trayvon Martin by battling gun violence

President Obama called on the nation to honor Trayvon Martin a day after George Zimmerman was acquitted of his murder by asking "ourselves if we're doing all we can to stem the tide of gun violence."<p>His comments came as family members of Zimmerman and Martin, as well as pundits, celebrities, and …

Zimmerman acquittal stirs protest in Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Protesters in Los Angeles and Oakland blocked traffic and clashed with police in a day of protests in California against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Several people were arrested in Los Angeles.<p>Los Angeles police said they began …

Sign the petition: Justice Department: Open a Civil Rights Case Against George Zimmerman

I just signed a petition to Department of Justice, Attorney General Eric Holder: Attorney General Eric Holder, The Department of Justice has closely …

Civil Rights

George Zimmerman Could Face Civil Suits, Death Threats, Federal Prosecution

George Zimmerman left a Florida courtroom Saturday night a free man after being acquitted of murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, but his troubles …