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The Fed's Next Move Is A Delicate One
One of the Federal Reserve's main jobs is creating money. And the central bank has created a lot of it since the financial crisis — more than $3 trillion. One of the next jobs for the Fed is to make that money disappear.
The Sudden Fall Of Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock
Amid reports of lavish spending, Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock announced he's stepping down, surprising supporters and detractors. Illinois residents are struggling to make sense of the sudden move.
A New Smartphone App Expands The Reach Of StoryCorps
Dave Isay founded StoryCorps with the goal of giving everyone a chance to be heard. Now a new smartphone app lets anyone record an interview that will be archived at the Library of Congress.
Report Cites Abuses By Iraqi Militias
Human Rights Watch offers new photographic and video evidence that shows Iraqi militias looting property and burning homes and villages of Sunni civilians in areas formerly controlled by ISIS.
Tea Not For Two (Minutes, That Is)
You'd think the British would have their tea down by now. But The Telegraph says most brew their tea incorrectly, letting it steep for just two minutes instead of at least five.
Secret Service Wants Another White House (For Practice)
Before sending agents to the White House, the Secret Service wants to give them realistic training. The agency requested $8 million to build a replica. Some lawmakers say one White House is enough.
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