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Podcaster Chronicles Racism, 'Resistance' And The Fight For Black Lives

Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr. lost a close friend from college to police violence. His podcast explores different aspects of the movement for Black lives — including Tejan-Thomas Jr.'s personal history.

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China To Loom Large At Biden's Summit With Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga

As the U.S. tries to enlist allies to help meet the challenges posed by China, perhaps no nation is more central than Japan. Suga is the first foreign leader to meet face-to-face with President Biden.

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Biden Claims GOP Voters Support His Infrastructure Plan; Poll Shows They Don't

An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds most support the plan, but three-quarters of Republicans do not. "Listen to your constituents," President Biden says, but that may mean little to no GOP votes.

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Scientists Create Early Embryos That Are Part Human, Part Monkey

An international team has put human cells into monkey embryos in hopes of finding new ways to produce organs for transplantation. But some ethicists still worry about how such research could go wrong.

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Signs Of Economic Boom Emerge As Retail Sales Surge, Jobless Claims Hit Pandemic Low

Retail sales jumped nearly 10% in March, as shoppers, flush with $1,400 relief payments, are feeling more confident about venturing out. Weekly unemployment claims dropped to a pandemic low.

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'It's Not A Never Thing' — White, Rural Southerners Are Waiting To Get The Vaccine

In a survey, more than 45% of white, rural conservatives in Tennessee said they're unwilling to even consider taking the COVID-19 vaccine. Rates in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi are also lagging.

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Testimony Ends Without Derek Chauvin Taking The Stand In His Trial

Chauvin told Judge Peter Cahill that he would exercise his Fifth Amendment right. Closing arguments are expected to begin on Monday.

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Watch Live: Chauvin Defense Testimony Continues In Murder Trial

The defense is believed to be nearing the conclusion of its case, and closing arguments will likely begin on Monday.

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Google Earth Now Shows You Our Planet’s Slow Deterioration

Wired Top Stories - 5 hours 58 sec ago
A new time-lapse video feature in Google Earth lets users see how humans have reshaped the globe over the decades.
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DJI's New Drone Makes Aerial Cinematography a Breeze

Wired Top Stories - 5 hours 58 sec ago
A better image sensor and more AI-powered video smarts make the Air 2S one of the best drones you can buy.
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Tokyo at Night

NASA Image of the Day - 5 hours 14 min ago
The night lights of Tokyo, Japan, are pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 261 miles above the island nation.
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U.S. Slaps New Sanctions On Russia Over Cyber Attack, Election Meddling

President Biden is ordering a new round of economic sanctions that include restrictions on dozens of Russian entities and the expulsion of some Kremlin diplomats.

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How to Use Smart Lighting to Transform Your Kid’s Bedroom

Wired Top Stories - 6 hours 58 sec ago
Is your child scared of the dark? These tech tips can help vanquish the monsters in the closet—or create good vibes for teens.
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Sorry, but ‘I Missed the Meeting’ Is No Longer an Excuse

Wired Top Stories - 6 hours 58 sec ago
AI audio transcription is getting smarter—and it's taking notes on your work meetings.
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Respawn’s Apex Legends Is Just Getting Started

Wired Top Stories - 6 hours 58 sec ago
From a surprise launch to a diverse cast, the Titanfall developer's live service game has a lot going for it, and even more coming.
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Blinken Visits Afghanistan After Biden Announces Troop Withdrawal

Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Kabul on Thursday in a visit that comes on the heels of President Biden's announcement that all U.S. troops will leave Afghanistan.

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A Surprising Kind Of First Aid For Mozambicans Fleeing Violence

Psychological first aid is part of the mission of Doctors Without Borders. They hope to give those fleeing the horrors of civil unrest the tools to start moving past their trauma.

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This Coffee Brewer Uses a Vacuum to Make a Delicious Cup

Wired Top Stories - 7 hours 58 sec ago
This innovative brewer uses a vacuum pump to filter your coffee, resulting in a cleaner, less bitter cup.
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The Humble Shrub That’s Predicting a Terrible Fire Season

Wired Top Stories - 7 hours 58 sec ago
Chamise may not look (or smell) like much, but it's actually a kind of crystal ball for understanding how badly California might burn.
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As Auto Industry Goes Electric, Can It Avoid A Battery Bottleneck?

As automakers from General Motors to Volkswagen bet big on an electric future, fears are rising about whether the world's supply of batteries can keep up.

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