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  • Empire State Clears Path for Weed

    Empire State Clears Path for Weed

    In late July, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that decriminalizes the use of marijuana and clears the records of some individuals who were convicted of charges related to the drug.

     
  • The Fox Hounds Disney

    The Fox Hounds Disney

    Walt Disney’s earnings and revenue fell short of expectations in the third quarter. Disney CEO Bob Iger blamed exogenous causes…

     
  • Spider, Shoes Command High Prices

    Spider, Shoes Command High Prices

    The 100th pair, a rare Nike “Moon Shoe,” ended up selling for $437,500. The price easily broke the world auction record of $190,373, which was set two years ago for a pair of Converse shoes worn by Michael Jordan in the 1984 Olympic basketball final.

     
  • Facebook Makes Government’s Hit List

    Facebook Makes Government’s Hit List

    The Federal Trade Commission’s unprecedented $5 billion fine against Facebook is the latest in a string of troubles for the social media giant.

     
  • James Bond, Meet 007

    James Bond, Meet 007

    The media are abuzz about the choice of a black actress, Lashana Lynch, to play agent 007 in the next James Bond film.

     
  • New Perspectives on the War on Terror

    New Perspectives on the War on Terror

    War is a social act that follows and expresses a negative social mood. One example is the War on Terror. It began with the 9/11 attack, which occurred 18 months into a bear market that started the previous year.

     
  • What’s Under the Hood?

    What’s Under the Hood?

    Ford’s 2020 Shelby GT500 Mustang is promising more than 700 horsepower and earns the title of the “most powerful street-legal Ford ever built.”

     
  • See You on the Dark Side of the Moon

    See You on the Dark Side of the Moon

    The UK Space Agency and Virgin Galactic hope that space travel will allow passengers to go from England to Australia in only 90 minutes.

     
  • Venezuela’s Tragic Demise

    Venezuela’s Tragic Demise

    In a move toward authoritarianism, the country’s legislature has been usurped by a “National Constituent Assembly.”

     
  • Perot’s Political Legacy

    Perot’s Political Legacy

    Ross Perot, who died July 9, ran one of the most successful third-party campaigns in recent history.