Mar 7, 2014 — The February jobs report was better than expected, as employers added 175,000 jobs. The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.7 percent, though, as people who'd given up on finding work were drawn back.
Mar 7, 2014 — A Newsweek cover story explores the identity of "Satoshi Nakamoto," the purported founder of the digital currency Bitcoin. Though it's drawn doubt and controversy, Newsweek is standing by its story.
Mar 7, 2014 — The California Democrat, who was inspired by a controversial documentary, says the killer whales are too large and too intelligent to be confined.
Mar 7, 2014 — Members of the Oglala Lakota Nation have made their own digital currency — a sort of Bitcoin. They hope that having their own crypto-currency, called MazaCoin, will strengthen their independence.
Mar 7, 2014 — The credit-card rivals will join others in the industry to push chip technology to replace the more vulnerable magnetic stripes on most cards in the U.S.
Mar 7, 2014 — The media frenzy over the alleged founder of Bitcoin appeals to universal human curiosity. Mystery, intrigue, a dash of conspiracy! If that's not enough to turn Bitcoin into a household word, what is?
Mar 7, 2014 — Health insurers across the country have agreed to share information about how much new customers are costing their health plans. The figures will be used to calculate future rates.
Mar 7, 2014 — There were 175,000 jobs added to payrolls last month. That's about 25,000 more than economists forecast. The unemployment rate, though, edged up to 6.7 percent from 6.6 percent in January.
Mar 7, 2014 — Also: The longlist is announced for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction; Anna Holmes on Scout Finch and Harriet the Spy; Teju Cole on reading.
Mar 7, 2014 — With the IMF and the EU offering loans and grants to Ukraine, there are questions about what sort of conditions to attach to the aid, and where the money will go. Corruption is a big issue in Ukraine.