Members of the Oglala Lakota Nation have made their own digital currency — a sort of Bitcoin. They hope that having their own crypto-currency, called MazaCoin, will strengthen their independence.
The Senate Democratic leader's sharp attacks on political opponents have led Republicans to call him "detestable" and a "bully." But not enough Americans know Reid to make him a very useful villain.
The media frenzy over the alleged founder of Bitcoin appeals to universal human curiosity. Mystery, intrigue, a dash of conspiracy! If that's not enough to turn Bitcoin into a household word, what is?
The study finding that men who prey on women in bars don't have to be drunk to behave badly really hit a nerve. So did the notion that if women drink, they're more likely to be targeted.
Spring is a big season for buying and selling homes, but the housing market has a lot of hurdles ahead. NPR's Senior Business Editor Marilyn Geewax talks about them and the latest job numbers.
- Civil Rights Nomination Fight Connects To Decades-Old Murder |
- Jobless Rate Ticks Up, But Job Growth Is Better Than Expected |
- U.S. Knew Of 'Imminent' Move In Crimea, Top Official Says |
- House Backs Obama's Request To Back Loans For Ukraine |
- Sports Medicine Pioneer Frank Jobe Dies At 88 |
- A Homeless Teen Finds Solace In A Teacher And A Recording |
- States Fight California's Chicken Cage Law. But It's Really About Bacon |
- From War In The Desert To 'Murder Ball On Ice' |
- 3 Lessons From Obama's Failed Justice Department Nomination |
- Top Conservative Event Opens With Big Names, Red Meat And Fun |