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FBI director: China is 'greatest threat' to US
China is working to be the world's superpower "by any means necessary," Christopher Wray said. - RSS Channel - Entertainment

Justin Timberlake says all Confederate monuments must come down for the US to 'move forward'
Justin Timberlake has become the latest public figure to call for the removal of Confederate monuments across the US. - RSS Channel - App Travel Section

Taiwan's first 'pretend to go abroad' tour takes off with fake flight
Sixty eager "travelers" showed up to Taipei Songshan Airport on Thursday, boarding passes in hand, to take a rather unusual trip.

This Day in History

Dow Jones Averages Reaches Its Lowest Point of the Great Depression (1932)
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, often referred to as the Dow, is the best-known and most widely followed market indicator in the world. Tracking the performance of 30 blue-chip US stocks—which sometimes change—the Dow is thought to reflect the overall condition of the US economy. In 1932, the Dow reached its lowest point of the Great Depression, closing at 41.22—down almost 90 percent since 1929. It did not return to pre-1929 levels until 1954. When did the Dow reach its all-time high? Discuss

Word of the Day

Definition: (adjective) Using all available resources. Synonyms: full-scale. Usage: Holding nothing back, the candidate launched an all-out attack on his critics. Discuss