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  • Acorns app taps bank account, invests your money $5 at a time

    Acorns app taps bank account, invests your money $5 at a time
    Acorns, in a nutshell, is a smartphone app that taps your debit and credit cards, rounds up purchases to the nearest dollar and invests that “spare change.” It’s an intriguing way to come up with a little cash for investing while...
  • Obama's foreign policy echoes Bush doctrine

    Talk about deja vu. The doctrine laid out in President Barack Obama's commencement address Wednesday at the U. S. Military Academy sounded eerily familiar. Obama insisted upon our willingness to use force to deter our adversaries, and, when necessary,...
  • A history lesson, courtesy of that penny in your pocket

    A history lesson, courtesy of that penny in your pocket
    I’m not certain which store it was, but a few days ago I received some change back after a purchase, slipped it into my pocket and, once I got home, sorted through the coins, as is my habit. Silver coins went into one jar to be deposited later at...
  • The hard-line China of Tiananmen Square, on a global scale

    "I have tried very hard not to inject myself into China's internal affairs," wrote President George H.W. Bush to his Chinese counterpart, Deng Xiaoping, shortly after Chinese troops gunned down hundreds, perhaps thousands, of demonstrators in and around...
  • Mother Teresa Movie 'The Letters' Set for Sept. 5 Release in U.S. (EXCLUSIVE)

    CinemaWest will launch "The Letters," a biopic based on the life and legacy of Mother Teresa, in the U.S. on Sept. 5 in honor of Mother Teresa's Feast Day. The film stars Juliet Stevenson, Max von Sydow and Rutger Hauer. The drama, filmed primarily in...
  • Collective amnesia prevails in China 25 years after Tiananmen Square

    Collective amnesia prevails in China 25 years after Tiananmen Square
    Hu Jia is under house arrest again in Bobo Freedom City, his Beijing apartment complex, as he often is come late spring. Two plainclothes officers are just downstairs, Hu says, and four or five are at the front gate; the veteran activist is allowed to...
  • The executive's cultural attaché

    The executive's cultural attaché
    A few years ago a job notice circulated in Hollywood for a “cultural attaché” for Brian Grazer, the Oscar-winning producer behind films including A Beautiful Mind, Frost/Nixon and Rush. To some it seemed like an urban myth. Not to Brad...
  • Jonathan Safran Foer brings literature to Chipotle Cups (really)

    Here's how the story goes: Novelist Jonathan Safran Foer found himself at Chipotle with nothing to read. No magazine, no book, no smartphone. “I really just wanted to die with frustration,” he told Vanity Fair. From his frustration to...
  • Emanuel reportedly gave Norway official a 'dressing down' over Obama Nobel award

    Emanuel reportedly gave Norway official a 'dressing down' over Obama Nobel award
    Then-presidential Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel gave Norway's U.S. ambassador "a dressing down" in 2009 after President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, according to Norway's former delegate to the United Nations. Morten Wetland, Norway's...
  • Montecito mansion from 'Scarface' priced at $35 million

    Montecito mansion from 'Scarface' priced at $35 million
    The Montecito mansion used as the backdrop in the memorable film “Scarface” is for sale at $35 million. Called El Fureidis, meaning “tropical paradise,” the estate was created in 1906 by world traveler James Waldron Gillespie,...
  • Report champions $1-billion effort to make U.S. a neutrino science hub

    Report champions $1-billion effort to make U.S. a neutrino science hub
    The United States should devote about $1 billion to build a neutrino experiment that would make the country a major center for particle physics on the world stage, according to a panel of experts – a plan that would involve building a high-power...