Latest Americas Analysis
The bitcoin booth at the 2015 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 8 in Las Vegas. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bitcoin Moves Closer to Regulation

The launch of the first regulated bitcoin exchange in the United States is another step toward the acceptance of cryptocurrencies by financial regulators.

U.S. Naval Update Map: Jan. 29, 2015

U.S. Naval Update Map: Jan. 29, 2015

This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups.

Mind the Gap

In the modern world, human history is outpacing our biology, creating a gap between those who make it and those who are left behind.