Last week, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton berated the media -- she said powerful women were treated with a double standard. She got a lot of flack for that remark, but recent events make one wonder if there wasn't something to that statement.
Michael Lewis's latest book is "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt." It's the story of Brad Katsuyama, a banker from Canada, who's discovered that the stock market is rigged by traders -- known as high frequency traders -- who set up their computers to pre-empt other trades by milliseconds.
Los Angeles is known for good weather, Hollywood, and the most concentrated area of homelessness in the country. It's in the 52-block area of downtown known as Skid Row, and this week, city officials are proposing a big cleanup of the area.
Just south of the San Joaquin Valley Delta lies some of California's most fertile farming lands in the world. But to keep the crops green, farmers use groundwater, they pump it from wells deep underground.
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