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If you own a stock, you're betting that the company will be worth more in the future. But there is another kind of bet you can place: A bet that will make you money if things go bad.
Loretta Lynch faced questioning from senators in her bid for confirmation. Republicans used the opportunity to criticize the president's executive actions on immigration and Eric Holder's record.
Steve Inskeep talks to ABC White House correspondent Jonathan Karl, who moderated a panel discussion of potential Republican presidential candidates earlier this week at a donor's gathering.
The prosecutor of an infamous 20-year-old bombing, who died recently under shady circumstances, is being buried on Thursday. Alberto Nisman goes to his grave as a controversial and enigmatic figure.
Steve Inskeep talks to Argentine journalist and author Uki Goni about Argentina's Intelligence Secretariat, which carries out domestic surveillance on a scale reminiscent of Soviet times.
A man was kicked out of a bar in Florence, Mont. He returned to the bar and reportedly assaulted the bartender. Fellow customers taped his hands together until police arrived.