China Bitcoin exchange bans yuan deposits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The biggest Bitcoin exchange in China said Wednesday that it's no longer accepting yuan deposits, dealing another setback to the virtual currency. BTC China's announcement on more…

Common Core standards get legislative scrutiny

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Raleigh News Observer) A joint legislative committee charged with scrutinizing the new Common Core standards used in North Carolina schools for math and English held its first meeting more…

Insurers wary of new Obamacare fix for January

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Insurance companies are struggling with a new request by the Obama administration to make sure people receive medical benefits under healthcare reform come Jan. 1, even if more…

Brains hardwired to accept celebrity health advice

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LiveScience) What drives people to trust the health advice of celebrities, even though most of these individuals clearly have no medical background, and even tough their advice often more…

Teacher on leave after shouting video posted

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Daily News) A New Jersey high school teacher was placed on administrative leave after a video of him haranguing a student went viral online. "Shut your more…

Copywriter dies after working 30-hour shift

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Daily News) A young Indonesian copywriter who regularly tweeted about her heavy workload died after spending 30 hours straight in the office, it has been reported. more…