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Daily Digest 7/4 - Four Big Risks After Lehman, Personal Loans Surge to a Record High

Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10:16 AM
  • Grand jury finds high risk in Santa Maria, Lompoc pension plans
  • China Set for Record Defaults, and Downgrades Tip More Pain
  • Personal Loans Surge to a Record High
  • Equifax Says Canadian Delinquencies Will Probably Rise This Year
  • 10 Years After Lehman, Four Big Risks
  • Golden Gate Bridge tolls rising, some drivers to pay $8
  • Pasadena Unified eyes school closures amid budget shortfall
  • Nassau 'rainy day' fund $69 million in the red
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Daily Digest 7/3 - The China Trade, MX’s New President Has Energy Sector On Edge

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 10:29 AM
  • Merkel to fight another day after settling migration row
  • Billionaire Richard Branson: America should give out free cash to fix income inequality
  • A Turn for the Worse
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Message to the Democratic Party
  • The China Trade
  • Nearly 500,000 in Kentucky losing vision, dental coverage after Medicaid ruling
  • Mexico’s New President Has The Energy Sector On Edge
  • As stocks deplete, Greek fishermen send boats to scrap
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Daily Digest 7/2 - The Birth of the American Republic, An Autopsy Of The American Dream

Monday, July 2, 2018, 8:40 AM
  • Bank Deposits No Longer Off Limits as ECB Seeks Power to Freeze 
  • An autopsy of the American dream
  • July 2, 1776 – Birth of the American Republic: New York Abstains, John Dickinson (PA) is Absent
  • Unfunded Promises
  • Tick Discovery Highlights How Few Answers We Have about These Pests in the U.S.
  • The Most Important Geopolitical Meeting This Year
  • Are you liable for your parent’s nursing home bills? 
  • The Global Economy is Running out of its Most Valuable Resource 
  • Friday's Massive Comcast Outage Shows How Fragile The Internet Is
  • Drought woes? This tech can literally make it rain
  • Teen takes different approach to farming 
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Daily Digest 6/30 - Interpol Rolls Out Voice ID Database, The New Space Arms Race

Saturday, June 30, 2018, 8:34 AM
  • The New Satellite Arms Race Threatening to Explode In Space
  • Ottawa's push to share more border-crossing data with U.S. raising red flags over privacy
  • Inside the White House’s Quiet Campaign to Create a Supreme Court Opening
  • Interpol Rolls Out International Voice Identification Database Using Samples from 192 Law Enforcement Agencies 
  • Marketing Firm Exactis Leaked a Personal Info Database With 340 Million Records
  • ‘Cash is just grief’: why shops and bars want to make you pay by card
  • The Army Took Over the Spigots, Forcing Thirsty Venezuelans to Pay
  • Martian Dust Storm Grows Global; Curiosity Captures Photos of Thickening Haze 
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Daily Digest 6/29 - Good News Friday: The Fastest Growing Green Jobs, How To Make A City Waterproof

Friday, June 29, 2018, 7:45 AM
  • If You Really Want to Curb Migration, Get Serious About Climate Change
  • The Rise Of DNA Storage
  • 11 of the Fastest Growing Green Jobs
  • 8 Easy Ways to Teach Your Child to Go Green
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wins as a Democratic Socialist With a 21st-Century Vision
  • U.S. Senate Committee Proposes $50 Million to Prevent Mothers Dying in Childbirth
  • It’s time to go nuclear in the fight against climate change
  • How to make a city waterproof
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Daily Digest 6/28 - When Money Is Worthless, What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 9:24 AM
  • Justice Kennedy to retire; Trump can cement court's conservative majority
  • Report Reveals 8 AT&T Buildings Across the US, Hidden in Plain Sight, That Are Central To One of NSA's Most Controversial Internet Surveillance Programs
  • Merkel urges EU deal on migration
  • EU's 5-Point Migration Problem in a Nutshell
  • How To Survive When Money Is Worthless
  • This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like
  • Brexit bill becomes law, allowing UK to leave European Union
  • Cannabis Wednesday
  • Trump kills key Obamacare subsidy payments: What it means
  • Tariffs ‘absolutely will’ bring back jobs to America: Steel CEO
  • Just 23% of US adults get enough exercise, CDC reports
  • Crude Oil and Gasoline Prices – Higher or Lower?
  • The Saudis Won’t Prevent The Next Oil Shock
  • The Coldest Place on Earth Is Even Colder Than Scientists Thought
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Daily Digest 6/27 - PA Mayor Declares Fiscal Crisis, Sky-High Deductibles Broke U.S. Health System

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 11:20 AM
  • $47,000 air ambulance bill for their child shocks family; the insurance company said it would pay $5,000
  • Sky-High Deductibles Broke the U.S. Health Insurance System
  • Grand Jury Finds Santa Barbara-Area Pension Systems at Risk of Being Unsustainable
  • How China got Sri Lanka to cough up a port
  • Bear Market in Stocks, Weak Yuan Show China Problems Piling Up
  • Global debt binge setting us up for a pounding economic headache
  • Harrisburg mayor declares fiscal crisis
  • Budget Cuts Kill New Sacramento Summer School Program In First Year
  • Montana Delegation Asks US Government to Forgive County Debt
  • Farmers in America are killing themselves in staggering numbers
  • More Global Warming Propaganda in a WSJ Opinion Article
  • Barents Sea seems to have crossed a climate tipping point
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Daily Digest 6/26 - An Unexpected Carbon Tax Proposal, Where Are All the Builders?

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 10:08 AM
  • Supreme Court Upholds Gerrymandered Texas Maps, Dealing a Blow to Voting Rights
  • EU Tariffs Take Effect, Retaliating For Trump's Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum
  • Harley, stung by tariffs, shifts some production overseas
  • Survey: Nearly 4 in 10 Work a Side Job, Earning an Average $8k Per Year
  • Where Are All the Builders?
  • Rebound in South powers U.S. new home sales, dampens prices
  • Judicial Watch Obtains IRS Documents Revealing McCain’s Subcommittee Staff Director Urged IRS to Engage in “Financially Ruinous” Targeting
  • Google "Internet," Media!
  • How To Look Away
  • The cost of illegal immigration to taxpayers is growing at an unsustainable pace
  • Illegal Immigrants Destroy Environment Near US Border
  • Humans alone in universe, depressing study finds
  • Game Over - Oil Prices Are Going Higher
  • An Unexpected Carbon Tax Proposal
  • FDA approves country’s first medicine made from marijuana
  • Global Temps Continue Century-Record Plunge, Despite Rising Emissions!
  • This one issue could make splitting California into three states virtually impossible
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Daily Digest 6/25 - The Death of Diesel, Do Gut Bacteria Rule Our Minds?

Monday, June 25, 2018, 11:47 AM
  • Median price tag for a Bay Area home hits a record-shattering $935,000
  • Why the Way We Think is Obsolete
  • NSA ‘Systematically Moving’ All Its Data to The Cloud
  • Why your home is a worse investment than you think
  • Everything You Need To Know About What Amazon Is Doing In Financial Services
  • Why Hasn't Commercial Air Travel Gotten Any Faster Since the 1960s?
  • Commercial air travel in 2017 was safest ever, travel group says
  • Almost half of US families can't afford basics like rent and food
  • What would happen to the economy if we all stopped spending money?
  • Do Gut Bacteria Rule Our Minds?
  • The Human Use of Human Beings: Cybernetics Pioneer Norbert Wiener on Communication, Control, and the Morality of Our Machines
  • Microbes rule your health — and further prove that kids should eat dirt
  • New Bug Uncovered by Security Researcher Allows iPhone Passcode to be Hacked
  • Schools in America aren't preparing kids for careers. Here's how we fix it.
  • Is 62 The Best Age To Start Drawing Social Security?
  • The death of diesel: has the one-time wonder fuel become the new asbestos?
  • Another Chinese Space Station Could Be Plunging Toward Earth. Here's How To Track It
  • By Norman Pagett: The oilparty is over (and so is our food party)
  • Electric Cars Are Not Necessarily Clean
  • 30 Years of Global Warming Forecasts all Failed
  • Is climate change making hurricanes worse?
  • 'We've left junk everywhere': why space pollution could be humanity's next big problem
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Daily Digest 6/23 - Europe's Tariffs Take Effect, How To Survive In A Warmer World

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 9:58 AM
  • Deleting Your Online DNA Data Is Brutally Difficult
  • Can U.S. Exporters Survive China's Retaliatory Tariffs?
  • Take that, America. Europe's tariffs take effect
  • America’s Debt Dependence Makes It An Easy Economic Target
  • The High Cost of Prescription Drugs in the United States
  • The health care industry is bound to collapse soon, experts say
  • How a McDonald's receipt crippled an elite drug-fighting team
  • EU citizens will have to complete these three steps to stay in the UK after Brexit
  • What The Supreme Court's Internet Sales Tax Ruling Says About The State Of Retail
  • Almost 1,000 People Injured, Killed in Terrorist Attacks By Refugees
  • Over 100 Amazon employees, including senior software engineers, signed a letter asking Jeff Bezos to stop selling facial-recognition software to police
  • Why Gold’s Tumble Signals Confidence in U.S. Economy
  • China’s plastic waste ban will leave 111 million tons of trash with nowhere to go
  • China Just Handed the World a 111-Million-Ton Trash Problem
  • What Impact Does the Environment Have on Us?
  • How to Survive in a Warmer World 
  • The 6 most pressing environmental issues—and what you can do to help solve them
  • River Eels Are Getting High on Cocaine and Humans Are to Blame