Coinbase, A Bitcoin Startup, Goes Public. Is Crypto Really The 'Future Of Finance'?

Coinbase, A Bitcoin Startup, Goes Public. Is Crypto Really The 'Future Of Finance'?

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/14/gettyimages-1232311500_wide-24ae225dafc7aad58660f849df70f2f6976ab44b.jpg?s=600′ alt=’Coinbase on Wednesday became the first major cryptocurrency company to be publicly traded on the Nasdaq.’ />Coinbase’s public debut comes as more institutions warm up to the idea of cryptocurrency and its popularity among investors soars.

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Coinbase, A Bitcoin Startup, Goes Public. Is Crypto Really The 'Future Of Finance'?

Intelligence Chiefs Say China, Russia Are Biggest Threats To U.S.

Intelligence Chiefs Say China, Russia Are Biggest Threats To U.S.

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/14/ap__wide-1204763609e5e602dd644c82d3156af965dc4d76.jpg?s=600′ alt=’Avril Haines, director of national intelligence, testifies Wednesday about worldwide threats during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing.’ />The top U.S. intelligence officials detailed concerns to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, with many questions raised about cyberthreats and espionage targeting U.S. technology.

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Intelligence Chiefs Say China, Russia Are Biggest Threats To U.S.

Falun Gong, Steve Bannon And The Trump-Era Battle Over Internet Freedom

Falun Gong, Steve Bannon And The Trump-Era Battle Over Internet Freedom

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/14/gettyimages-480958314_wide-ccca60115a52cdc4ca47a7152e8ca426278d7cdb.jpg?s=600′ alt=’Falun Gong supporters marched from Capitol Hill to the Washington Monument in July 2015 in Washington, D.C.’ />The Trump administration and a liberal activist fought to win millions in federal funds for anti-censorship software tied to Falun Gong. That saga is now at the center of a criminal investigation.

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Falun Gong, Steve Bannon And The Trump-Era Battle Over Internet Freedom

USAGov’s Five Lessons Learned to Combat Scams in 2021

USAGov’s Five Lessons Learned to Combat Scams in 2021

According to the Federal Trade Commission, Americans have reported over 226K scams and lost over $386M in frauds linked to COVID-19. Due to the rise in fraud, federal experts across the government share official information on how to recognize, avoid and report many types of scams.
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USAGov’s Five Lessons Learned to Combat Scams in 2021

'It's Time To End This Forever War.' Biden Says Forces To Leave Afghanistan By 9/11

'It's Time To End This Forever War.' Biden Says Forces To Leave Afghanistan By 9/11

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/14/ap21104672813618_wide-33ebc383cb96cd1af4d7390b3a20bb79918e168a.jpg?s=600′ alt=’President Biden speaks from the Treaty Room in the White House on Wednesday to announce the withdrawal of the remainder of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.’ />The president said he will move to withdraw American forces from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of an active U.S. military presence in the country.

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'It's Time To End This Forever War.' Biden Says Forces To Leave Afghanistan By 9/11

1st Century Roman Statue, Looted A Decade Ago, Found In Belgium By Off-Duty Police

1st Century Roman Statue, Looted A Decade Ago, Found In Belgium By Off-Duty Police

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/12/ap21102438026464_wide-638b99c6112e48f7d1d5e1bcb7fe2a7db9efc2af.jpg?s=600′ />The statue is valued at 100,000 euros and was stolen from an archaeological site near the outskirts of Rome.

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1st Century Roman Statue, Looted A Decade Ago, Found In Belgium By Off-Duty Police

Biden Proposes A Summit To Putin On Their 2nd Call

Biden Proposes A Summit To Putin On Their 2nd Call

President Biden had his second call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday and proposed a summit in the months ahead to talk about arms control, Ukraine and cyber issues.

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Biden Proposes A Summit To Putin On Their 2nd Call

Biden To Make Historic Census Director Pick With Latinx Statistician Rob Santos

Biden To Make Historic Census Director Pick With Latinx Statistician Rob Santos

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/13/eb6a0055_wide-9e4be70b4cc3f9e48e35867223f9a39234ea58c2.jpg?s=600′ />If confirmed by the Senate, Robert Santos, president of the American Statistical Association, would be the bureau’s first permanent director of color overseeing the national count and major surveys.

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Biden To Make Historic Census Director Pick With Latinx Statistician Rob Santos