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On 'Ye,' Kanye West’s Ignorance Is Too Loud to Ignore

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:14
West's eighth studio album is a portrait of the self as fragmented and damaged—of a man having failed his family, his fans, himself.
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Facebook Defends Giving Device Makers Access To Users' Data For Years

The company says it shared the data only to help Apple, Samsung and other device makers "recreate Facebook-like experiences." It denies a New York Times report that "deep access" was granted.

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The Lies We Tell About Foreign Aid

In his new book, Pablo Yanguas argues that fudged numbers, shallow aid projects and politics have created a dysfunctional aid system.

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Puerto Rico's Push For Food Independence Intertwined With Statehood Debate

Before Hurricane Maria hit in September, the island imported most of its food. The storm sparked a movement to rely on local crops, and highlighted a complicated relationship with the U.S. government.

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Monsanto No More: Agri-Chemical Giant's Name Dropped In Bayer Acquisition

Germany's Bayer announced in 2016 that it would be buying Monsanto for more than $60 billion. Now it confirms it will be dropping the Monsanto name, which has been made infamous by protesters.

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Therapy Made From Patient's Immune System Shows Promise For Advanced Breast Cancer

An experimental therapy seems to have eradicated cancer in a patient with metastatic breast cancer who had failed every other treatment. The goal is to reliably repeat that success in more people.

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Can a New Kind of Consumerism Help Fight Climate Change?

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:00
In a global scenario called Low Energy Demand, a revolution in consumer energy efficiency could help us meet our climate goals. Could.
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These Physicists Watched a Clock Tick for 14 Years Straight

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:00
It was to test Einstein's theory of general relativity.
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In Narrow Decision, Supreme Court Decides In Favor Of Baker Over Same-Sex Couple

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a local baker in Colorado was within his rights to refuse to bake a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding.

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