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Bannon's 'War' With GOP Has Only Just Begun

Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and allies are enthused after a Roy Moore victory over Mitch McConnell's chosen candidate, and they have incumbents in Nevada, Arizona and more in their sights.

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Irma Was Bad News For Iguanas, Good News For Mosquitoes

Iguanas lost their habitat because of Hurricane Irma. That could mean disease-carrying mosquitoes, which are food for the lizards, could multiply faster.

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Flee A Cataclysm, Or Cling To A Doomed Home? Why People Stay May Surprise You

"You must leave now," thousands of Americans from Puerto Rico to Oregon to Florida, Montana, Texas and beyond were told, as floods, fire and wind threatened their lives. Some said no.

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'What The Fluff?' Celebrates A Century Of Peanut Butter's Marshmallow Friend

The people of Massachusetts celebrated the centennial in sticky style with a festival — including thousands of Fluffernutter sandwiches — in the neighborhood where Fluff was first whipped up.

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Hugh Hefner: Looking Back At A Controversial Life

Hugh Hefner died this week at the age of 91. NPR's Scott Simon says Hefner "made history, and then tripped over it."

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Space Photos of the Week: This Isn't the Saturn You're Looking For

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:00
A galaxy collision, stormy molecular clouds and too many photos of a comet this week in space.
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Federal Reserve Overlooks Technology’s Role in Limiting Inflation

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:00
Janet Yellen takes a 20th-century approach to managing a 21st-century economy.
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How Good Are Equifax's Identity Protection Offerings?

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:00
After its massive data breach and bungled initial response, Equifax is offering a free set of tools to protect your identity, but they have limits.
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Trump's Tax Plan Has Echoes Of The Kansas Tax Cut Experiment

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said the 2012 tax cuts would deliver a "shot of adrenaline" to the state's economy. Instead, revenues crashed, spending cuts, borrowing and accounting tricks followed.

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Federal Plan To Keep Files Of Immigrant Social Media Activity Causes Alarm

Department of Homeland Security says it's actually been collecting social media data on immigrants for years.

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Battered By Irma, Florida Fishermen Pin Their Hopes On Stone Crab Season

Most years, spiny lobsters are the most lucrative commercial catch in Florida. Hurricane Irma cut this season short. Some fishermen are hoping a strong stone crab season will keep the industry afloat.

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San Juan Mayor: This Is A 'People Are Dying' Story

After the DHS chief says the recovery effort in Puerto Rico is working, the mayor of San Juan explodes in frustration, asking, "Where is the good news?"

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