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Daily Digest 8/15 - Turkey Default Wagers Soar, U.S. Household Debt Rises To $13.3T

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 9:14 AM
  • Turkey Default Wagers Soar to Highest Since 2008 Crisis
  • Indonesia slaps tariffs on consumer goods to curb imports as rupiah slides
  • U.S. household debt rises to $13.3 trln in Q2
  • IRS seeking nearly $500B in back taxes
  • More than 1 million people default on their student loans each year
  • Indian rupee falls to all-time low against dollar
  • Italy's League sees euro collapse without ECB bond guarantee
  • Argentina peso falls to record low on Cristina Fernandez corruption scandal
  • Nebraska Set to Use Drug Cocktail That Includes Fentanyl in Execution Tuesday
  • FDA expands recall of blood pressure drugs over cancer-causing risks
  • The FDA Has Cleared Its First Digital Birth Control App 
  • Caught In The Crossfire: The Unintended Victim Of Iran Sanctions
  • The Sleepwalkers
  • Fox With Virus that Can Kill Humans, Pets Found in Hudson Valley
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Daily Digest 8/14 - Google Saves Location History Even When Off, Deciphering The New Caspian Agreement

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 8:45 AM
  • Vanguard Warns of Worsening Odds for the Economy and Markets
  • Number of Dow Jones Shares Is Shrinking
  • US reaps more than $1.4 billion from steel and aluminum tariffs, report finds
  • Trump signs new defense policy bill that rebuilds military, boosts troop pay
  • Ancient human ancestors went extinct because they were lazy
  • Is Elon Musk Crazy, or Crazy Like a Fox?
  • Google keeps a history of your locations even when Location History is off
  • Why you should beware of your smartphone—and the invisible blue light it emits
  • People on Food Stamps Buy These Items the Most at the Grocery Store
  • 240 cubic miles of magma discovered underneath dormant California supervolcano
  • Deciphering The New Caspian Agreement
  • To protect a forest, a town agreed to leave it alone
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Daily Digest 8/13 - Global Oil Supply Could Become "Very Challenging," When Bots Teach Themselves To Cheat

Monday, August 13, 2018, 10:38 AM
  • How Capitalist Utopia Became Everyone Else’s Dystopia
  • Fact-checking Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s media blitz
  • When Bots Teach Themselves To Cheat
  • South Africa risks 'Zimbabwe-style land chaos'
  • Human Zombies Unaware Of The Real World
  • Financial Advice for Preppers
  • The Big Cycle Pt. 2
  • Global Oil Supply Could Become "Very Challenging" 
  • Ground Zero of Amphibian 'Apocalypse' Finally Found
  • Lawrence Wilkerson: The Travails of Empire at Lone Star College Kingwood
  • Evolutionary Dead Ends
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Daily Digest 8/11 - Things Fall Apart, $90 Oil A "Very Real Possibility"

Saturday, August 11, 2018, 11:07 AM
  • 8 Measures Say A Crash Is Coming, Here's How To Time It
  • Things Fall Apart Pt. 1
  • Google Struggles to Contain Employee Uproar over China Censorship Plans
  • Debt And The Marshmallow Experiment
  • “What Have We Done?”: Silicon Valley Engineers Fear They've Created a Monster
  • Silicon Valley Writes a Playbook to Help Avert Ethical Disasters
  • Instead of focusing on cutting calories, eat less processed foods 
  • Turkish Banks Scramble to Stave Off Debt Crisis, as Lira Plummets
  • The Crypto Market Just Hit a Low for 2018
  • American Workers Just Got a Pay Cut in Economy Trump Calls Great
  • Tesla Semi prototype spotted at truck inspection – it was ‘cleared’
  • After 20 years of planning, ambitious Solar mission about to launch
  • Discrepancy Over Saudi Oil Data Could Rattle Markets
  • $90 Oil Is A Very Real Possibility
  • Dyer: Scientific word is out on coming ‘Hothouse Earth’
  • Monsanto ordered to pay $289m to terminally ill groundsman who used Roundup weedkiller
  • Astronaut watches Europe dry up from space during scorching summer heat wave
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Daily Digest 8/10 - Good News Friday: Empathy Over Tough Love, Hope For Lyme Victims

Friday, August 10, 2018, 9:38 AM
  • Families Choose Empathy Over 'Tough Love' To Rescue Loved Ones From Opioids
  • How One Boy's Fight With Epilepsy Led To The First Marijuana-Derived Pharmaceutical
  • Disneyland hikes some wages to $15 an hour after outcry over worker poverty
  • Michigan man starts 'Amish Uber' horse and buggy service
  • Rosenstein reveals how the Justice Department is fighting attacks on US elections
  • Man Incredibly Lucky to Be Alive After Surviving Rare And Bizarre 'Internal Decapitation'
  • Ancient Roman library discovered beneath German city
  • How Tiny Bozeman, Montana, Became A Booming Tech Town
  • Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to halt climate change case
  • Hope for Lyme disease victims: Researchers race to develop new tests — and a vaccine
  • EPA reverses course, says it will enforce stricter pollution limits for glider trucks
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Daily Digest 8/9 - The New Housing Crisis, Are Devastating Wildfires A New Normal?

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:55 AM
  • Happy, Healthy Economy
  • The New Housing Crisis: Shut Out Of The Market
  • Credit-Card Backlash Mounts as Kroger Weighs Expanding Visa Ban
  • This surgeon wants to offer cheap MRIs. A state law is getting in his way.
  • America might be ready for democratic socialism. It’s not ready for the bill.
  • Tokyo Medical School: Sorry, We Did Lower Women’s Entrance-Exam Scores
  • The Great Lesson of California in America’s New Civil War
  • Venezuela Attack Highlights Vulnerability to Drone Assassins
  • Idaho’s startup hub? Turns out it’s Coeur d’Alene
  • Ancient lake reveals clues to what killed the Mayans
  • Fort Knox Gold?
  • The German Government Pays for 3 Week Vacation for Refugees to Go Home
  • Malaria’s ticking time bomb 
  • Scourge of superbugs killing Malawi's babies
  • How long will $1 million last you in retirement? Report says it depends on the state
  • The Origins of Our Second Civil War
  • Hydrogen fuel breakthrough in Queensland could fire up massive new export market
  • Billions of dollars in food wasted annually thanks to “use by” date on food labels
  • Are devastating wildfires a new normal? "It's actually worse than that," climate scientist says
  • California fires: See how smoke is spreading across the West
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Daily Digest 8/8 - The Coming Storm, Chicago Looking At UBI Program

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 10:21 AM
  • Wait Until You See The Price Of Gold In Venezuela Right Now
  • Chicago officials looking at universal basic income program
  • Large U.S. Employers Eye Changes to Health Care Delivery System as Cost to Provide Health Benefits Nears $15,000 per Employee
  • GM tries new tactic to lower health care costs
  • Debt costs seen rising as Italy casts doubt on fiscal rules
  • China and emerging markets face trillion-dollar bond payments
  • How to end Japan’s deflation? Abolish cash
  • CDC: West Nile Virus Detected in 36 States
  • America's '1%' Hasn't Controlled This Much Wealth Since Before The Great Depression
  • Hospital superbugs are evolving to survive hand sanitizers
  • Ten Years After the Crash, We Are Still Living in the World It Brutally Remade
  • Angry people are more likely to overestimate their intelligence, study finds
  • Welcome to the ‘Man Camps’ of West Texas
  • Facebook denies seeking users' bank data
  • "The coming storm": Entering retirement broke and bankrupt
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Daily Digest 8/7 - Why "Rip-Roaring Inflation" Is Inevitable, The Water Wars of Arizona

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 12:08 PM
  • Charles Hugh Smith: Here's Why Rip-Roaring Inflation Is Inevitable
  • Bioengineers Are Closer Than Ever To Lab-Grown Lungs
  • The last time the Dow spent this much time in correction ‘The Godfather’ won best picture
  • Chilling precedent? InfoWars block exposes Big Tech as no friend of free speech
  • Tired of waiting, neighbors fill potholes themselves in North Philadelphia
  • 23AndMe's Pharma Deals Have Been The Plan All Along
  • How a Wells Fargo Computer Glitch May Have Sent Hundreds of Homeowners Into Foreclosure
  • China’s Empire of Money Is Reshaping Global Trade
  • China’s stock market plunge will not force the country to give up on its trade war with US
  • How Social Media Is Dumbing Down Our Society
  • Should America legalize all drugs? This story should give supporters pause.
  • Florida armed bystander stops gunman at crowded back-to-school event at park, police say
  • Pediatricians issue new warning about plastic food containers
  • Something Strange Is Happening In The Saudi Oil Patch
  • Tesla Short Sellers Take $1.7B Hit
  • Death Valley Records Planet’s Hottest Month, Scientists Warn It May Become Uninhabitable
  • Mendocino fire explodes in size, now largest wildfire in California history
  • The Hiroshima anniversary: 5 things you should know about nuclear weapons today
  • Trump Administration Lifts Ban On GMOs, Bee-Killing Chemicals In Wildlife Refuges
  • What a buzz: why we released millions of mozzies in northern Queensland
  • The Water Wars of Arizona
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Daily Digest 8/6 - What Hiroshima Looks Like Today, The Real Risk Of Backyard Chickens

Monday, August 6, 2018, 12:08 PM
  • The New Housing Crisis: Shut Out Of The Market
  • I Gave Up AC This Summer To Live Within My Means. America Should Try That
  • Just 30 minutes of hookah smoking can increase cardiovascular risk, study says
  • Jamie Dimon cautions the 10-year Treasury yield could hit 5%: 'It's a higher probability than most people think'
  • ‘Morally repugnant’: Homeland Security advisory council members resign over immigration policies
  • Rosenstein reveals how the Justice Department is fighting attacks on US elections
  • CDC Breeds Fear Over Salmonella in Backyard Chickens. Here’s the real risk.
  • Here's what Hiroshima looks like today — and how the effects of the bombing still linger
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Daily Digest 8/5 - Record "Red Tide" Killing Wildlife In Florida, The Distribution Of Pain

Sunday, August 5, 2018, 12:12 PM
  • Why companies flush with tax-cut cash are spending more on share buybacks than wage hikes
  • Coffins destroyed in China in search of solution to burying 9 million bodies a year
  • Trump Welcomes Immigrants, But Only If They Can Be Exploited
  • Senators introduce bill to slap 'crushing' new sanctions on Russia
  • Russian authorities prepare to soften plan to raise retirement age, sources say
  • Job growth has never lasted this long before. Neither has weak wage growth.
  • All Good Gadgets Go to Waste
  • Drug giant Glaxo teams up with DNA testing company 23andMe
  • Stonehenge mystery solved, says breakthrough scientific study
  • Apple is worth $1 trillion. Here's what that much money could actually do.
  • The Distribution of Pain, Redux
  • NOAA plans ‘outside the box’ response to save a starving Puget Sound orca
  • Meteor Explodes with 2.1 Kilotons of Force 25 Miles Above US Air Force Base in Greenland
  • Climate Change and the Next US Revolution
  • Record 'Red Tide' Of Toxic Algae Is Killing Wildlife In Florida
  • Everyday Plastics Found To Emit Greenhouse Gas Pollution As They Degrade