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 The U.S. has indicted an online payment system for allegedly laundering $6 billion for the criminal underworld. What does that mean for other digital currencies? Also, the Case Schiller Index is up again in the biggest rise since 2006. Is it really good news? Plus, hear about the almost exclusively African American site that advertisers are flocking to. 

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Have lunch with Warren Buffett, starting at $25,000

May 28, 2013
Mr. Buffett auctions off a lunch date with himself every year. Bidding begins at $25,000.

Shopkeepers don't buy NYC's bike business pitch

May 28, 2013
As New York rolls out its bike-share program, it's also been pushing the case that bikes are good for local businesses. But is it as good as the city claims?

Home prices are rising fast. Should we be worried?

May 28, 2013
Many economists say the housing uptick is solid and could give the recovery a needed boost. But some urge caution.

The rise of WorldStarHipHop, a popular and controversial website

May 28, 2013
The founder says WorldStar entertains, informs and tells it like it is. Critics say the sites viral videos are often exploitative.
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What the Liberty Reserve indictment means for Bitcoin

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May 28, 2013
The Justice Department has indicted seven people involved with the online-payment system Liberty Reserve, accusing them of allegedly laundering $6 billion for the criminal underworld. What risk does the crackdown pose for Bitcoin?

CNN and Buzzfeed sitting in a tree: What's in the new relationship for CNN?

May 28, 2013
Cable company CNN has a new partner in cat videos and GIFs. What's the benefit?

A solution to a garment industry crisis?

May 28, 2013
The solution to garment industry worker abuses could lay in the hands of an unexpected retailer.

Australia's economy: The wonder down under

May 28, 2013
Why Australia is happy and booming.

 The U.S. has indicted an online payment system for allegedly laundering $6 billion for the criminal underworld. What does that mean for other digital currencies? Also, the Case Schiller Index is up again in the biggest rise since 2006. Is it really good news? Plus, hear about the almost exclusively African American site that advertisers are flocking to.