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  1. Buy it with bitcoin in New York, but it's not cheap

    An illustration of a Bitcoin sign in Hong Kong. Investors' interest has been piqued by the cryptocurrency's surging value

    At Melt Bakery, a hole in the wall that sells ice cream sandwiches in New York's upscale Manhattan neighborhood, you can pay for your guilty pleasure in bitcoin.

    And while a few swipes of a mobile app are all it takes to fill your electronic wallet, the novelty, for ...
  2. Measles? Bring it on, says US 'vaccine choice' movement

    A woman gets a flu shot in California. A vocal minority of advocates are refusing shots, claiming that vaccines can be dangerous and are not as effective as doctors claim

    Joe Accurso, a 47-year-old chiropractor, refused to vaccinate his daughter against polio, measles or whooping cough because he believes that getting sick wouldn't be dangerous and might even be good for her.

    "I ...