Bitcoin goes on wild ride and it may only get crazier

 

NEW YORK (AP) — What's a bitcoin worth? Lately nobody knows for sure, but after a wild ride on Friday, it's worth a good deal less than it was Thursday.

  • Written by By MARLEY JAY , AP Markets Writer

Toxic Trouble: Hundreds of Superfund sites face flood risks

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — When Anthony Stansbury moved down the street from the Anclote River in Florida last year, he didn't know his slice of paradise had a hidden problem.

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  • Written by By JASON DEAREN, MICHAEL BIESECKER and ANGELIKI KASTANIS , Associated Press

Not easy being green: Legal pot brings environmental rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — At a state briefing on environmental rules that await growers entering California's soon-to-be-legal marijuana trade, organic farmers Ulysses Anthony, Tracy Sullivan and Adam Mernit listened intently, eager to make their humble cannabis plot a model of sustainable agriculture in a notoriously destructive industry dominated by the black market.

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  • Written by By ELLEN KNICKMEYER , Associated Press

Polish gov't donates $28 million to preserve Jewish cemetery

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government has donated 100 million zlotys ($28 million) to restore and protect a major Jewish cemetery in Warsaw, one of the country's largest public contributions toward preserving the Jewish culture nearly wiped out in the Holocaust.

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS