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How Rock 'N' Roll Can Explain The U.S. Economy

In music, as in so many industries, the lion's share of the money now goes to a relative handful of top performers, says White House economic adviser Alan Krueger. He says the music business offers valuable lessons about America's "superstar economy."

'Immigrants Are More Fertile,' Jeb Bush Says In Reform Speech

Calling for reform of America's immigration laws, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said, "Immigrants are more fertile, and they love families, and they have more intact families." His speech stressed immigrants' role in America's economic future.

Report: Former Nazi SS Officer Living In Minnesota

The Associated Press says in an exclusive that 94-year-old Michael Karkoc was a top commander in SS units that massacred civilians in Ukraine and Poland.

The Parking Spots That Cost More Than Half A Million Dollars

Question: If the median price for a single-family home in Massachusetts is $313,000 and two Boston parking spaces sell for $560,000, how many other spaces does the buyer already have? Answer: Three.

U.S. Navy Approves Use Of Lowercase Letters

Since the early days of Morse code, the Navy and Marines have been using all uppercase letters in official fleet communications.

Think Your Job's Hard? Try Being A Congressional Spy Watcher

Keeping tabs on the arm of government that constantly invokes national security to justify its opaqueness can be a frustrating experience for members of Congress.

Australian General's Frank Talk On Sexual Abuse Wins Fans

Disgusted by reports that members of the Australian Army emailed videos and pictures that degrade women, the service's leader says its time to change. "If you're not up to it, find something else to do with your life," Lt. Gen. David Morrison says.

When People Make Their Own Banks

An ex-con lends money to people in need; a group of friends creates a savings club. Even without banks, people often figure out how to get the money they need, when they need it.