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The 'Do Not Disturb' App Protects Your Mac From 'Evil Maid' Attacks

Wired Top Stories - 15 hours 59 min ago
Detecting an insidious physical attack on your MacBook may often be as simple as alerting you when its lid opens.
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2 Sheriff's Deputies Are Killed While Eating In A Florida Restaurant

Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 30, and Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey, 25. were shot through a window. The gunman was later found dead nearby.

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23andMe Wants You to Share Even More Health Data

Wired Top Stories - 16 hours 59 min ago
On a new health portal, 23andMe encourages customers to share how they manage common health conditions. It’s not hard to see who gets the better side of the deal.
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National Teacher's Union Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo Over Bank's Ties To NRA, Guns

The American Federation of Teachers, the largest teacher's union in the country, says it's ending its relationship with Wells Fargo because the bank does business with the gun industry and the NRA.

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An Anti-Immigration Speech Divided Britain 50 Years Ago. It Still Echoes Today

Half a century after Enoch Powell delivered the most incendiary political speech in Britain's recent history, his dire vision of race war hasn't come true. But it resonates in British politics today.

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How Pokemon Inspired A Citizen Science Project To Monitor Tiny Streams

How do we accurately forecast the amount of water that will be available any given year? It's not easy. But some Colorado scientists think they're onto a possible solution — inspired by Pokemon.

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After Special Election Upsets, GOP Takes Nothing For Granted In Arizona Race

It's a congressional district that is considered as red as the sun is bright, but Democrats hope they can pull off another surprise upset like their victory in Pennsylvania last month.

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On 4/20 Chuck Schumer To Introduce Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana

The top Senate Democrat will introduce a bill to decriminalize pot at the federal level. It is one of the furthest-reaching legislative efforts by any congressional leader affecting marijuana policy.

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IRS Computer Glitch Caused By 'Master File' Issue

For nearly 11 hours on the busiest tax day of the year, the agency was unable to accept tax returns.

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8 Years After Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Is Another Disaster Waiting To Happen?

Eight years after the deadly Deepwater Horizon explosion, a safety watchdog aims to prevent another disaster. But it faces multiple challenges, and a shift in focus under the Trump administration.

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April Is A Cruel Month For This Columbine Teacher And Survivor

Paula Reed remembers walking out into the sunshine of a beautiful day when kids ran by yelling, "they've got guns."

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Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking First-Ever Statewide Walkout

The governor's plan to raise teachers' salaries by 20 percent is meeting with resistance from critics who say it is unrealistic.

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James Comey Memos: Trump Acknowledged Flynn Had 'Judgment Issues'

The Justice Department has sent Congress redacted, unclassified copies of some of the memos drafted by then-FBI Director James Comey recounting his meetings with President Trump.

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Justice Department Turns Over 15 Pages Of Comey Memos To Congress

A lot of the stories in the memos have been previously reported, but there is greater detail than seen before, and some new conversations.

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Federal Judge Blocks U.S. From Transferring Citizen Held In Iraq To Another Country

U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan issued the preliminary injunction Thursday evening, minutes before an 8 p.m. deadline to stop the transfer of the man.

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Bottlenose Dolphins Spotted Off Canada's Pacific Coast For The First Time

This was a bizarre sight because this kind of dolphin has never before been spotted in this northern area. They like the warmer waters farther south. About 200 were swimming in the group.

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Airlines Check Their Engines for the Flaw That Hit Southwest

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:53
Investigators says Flight 1380's engine showed signs of "metal fatigue," and now airlines are hoping to find similar problems before they cause another disaster.
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The Security Risks of Login With Facebook

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:53
New research from Princeton University exposes vulnerabilities in the social network's universal login API.
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Missing Nazi Submarine Found Near Denmark; Spoiler: Hitler Is Probably Not Onboard

Researchers said they located a German U-boat that went "on the run" from British forces as the war ended. The discovery ends speculation that Adolf Hitler used it to escape to South America.

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Save The Children International Chair Resigns, Saying 'Challenges' Call For Change

Sir Alan Parker's resignation comes after Save the Children abuse claims against former leadership and as reports of misconduct roil the wider aid sector.

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