Stuff you may have missed: December 5, 2013
Obama once lived with his nearly deported Kenyan uncle, the White House revealed today. He was a law-school student, it was the ’80s and the president was waiting for his apartment to be ready. The revelation is something the government denied until this week, which Drudge is calling a flip-flop for some reason.
With chaos taking over in the Central African Republic, the French government is sending troops into the country this week. France ceded control of the former colony in 1960.
Speaking of France, the country’s central bank gave Bitcoin a thumbs-down this week. The move contrasts Ben Bernanke’s recent cautious thumbs-up in the U.S.
Cities across the country took part in strikes against the fast-food industry.
Blame faulty wiring in the brain for dyslexia, a new study says.