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The U.S. Treasury Has a Whole Department That Rebuilds and Refunds Destroyed Cash

It doesn’t matter what ludicrous conspiracy theory is stopping you from storing your money in a bank, you’ll be happy to know that the US Department of the Treasury has an entire division dedicated to the task of trying to rebuild and recover currency should your cash-stuffed mattress get destroyed in a fire or flood. Continue reading The U.S. Treasury Has a Whole Department That Rebuilds and Refunds Destroyed Cash

Obama’s Russian Hacking Retaliation Is Biggest “Since the Cold War”

In a sweeping response to election hacking and other meddlesome behavior, President Barack Obama on Thursday sanctioned Russian intelligence services and their top officials, kicked out 35 Russian officials and closed down two Russian-owned compounds in the U.S. It was the strongest action the Obama administration has taken to date to retaliate for a cyberattack.

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Yes, Marijuana Is Still Illegal in the U.S. (And Here’s Why)

Although marijuana, for both its medical and recreational purposes, has been under intense scrutiny in past years, a recent announcement by the Drug Enforcement Administration–otherwise known as the DEA–continues to classify the drug as a Schedule I substance.

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