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VIDEO: In A Post-Parkland America, Teens Talk About Gun Culture

Last spring, NPR traveled across the country to speak with teenagers about their many different relationships with guns.

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CBS: Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Feared Cover-Up Of Russia Probe

The ex-acting director of the bureau said he wanted to get the counterintelligence and obstruction inquiries on "solid ground" before a potential replacement could try to wash them away.

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Before There Was Internet Paranoia, There Was Lyndon LaRouche

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:38
He was considered a wacko and denied access to a broad audience. Today, anyone can spread wild ideas online.
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Trump's Wall Won't Solve a National Emergency. It Is One

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:05
President Trump has signaled that in addition to signing a Congressional spending bill, he will declare a national emergency to fund his misbegotten border wall.
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Amazon Won't Build Its HQ2 in New York City

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:01
The company says it will no longer build its highly anticipated office in Queens, after the deal faced backlash from politicians, taxpayers, and activists.
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India Is Cracking Down on Ecommerce and Free Speech

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:51
Following China's lead, India is restricting some sales by global ecommerce companies, and weakening protections around online free speech.
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Senate Confirms William Barr As Next Attorney General

The prominent Republican lawyer will return to lead the Justice Department for a second time. He first served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush in the early '90s.

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The Heartbreaking Plight Of Zimbabwe's Doctors

Inflation in Zimbabwe is sky-high — marked by long lines for fuel and ill-equipped hospitals. NPR talks with two doctors who say they don't have the supplies to keep patients, and themselves, safe.

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'We Live With It Every Day': Parkland Community Marks One Year Since Massacre

Following a year of outraged activism, some survivors went silent Thursday. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School invited students to participate in community service projects.

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Greeting Cards Are Still A Thing In The Digital Age. Thanks, Millennials

Greeting card companies have weathered some tough times as more people send good wishes online. But millennials are purchasing more cards, which has helped stabilize the industry.

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With Constitution Changes, Egypt's President Could Stay In Power Until 2034

The parliament overwhelmingly approved the changes, which require a referendum to enter into force. Human rights groups are expressing alarm, saying they "sanction lifelong presidency."

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Amazon Drops Plans For New York Headquarters

An Amazon spokeswoman told NPR that this decision is not reversible, and the company plans no further negotiations. The company will not search for a new HQ location.

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Women Will Dominate—and Dismantle—the Music Industry in 2019

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:00
From Ariana Grande and Kacey Musgraves to Tierra Whack and Lizzo, this year is all about female artists remaking the music biz.
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The AI Text Generator That's Too Dangerous to Make Public

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:00
Researchers at OpenAI decided that a system that scores well at understanding language could too easily be manipulated for malicious intent.
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Federal Watchdog Issues Scathing Report On Ed Department's Handling Of Student Loans

The department's own inspector general says student loan companies aren't following the rules, and that the government isn't doing enough to hold them accountable.

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A 'Breaking Bad' Movie Is Coming to Netflix

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:16
Also: Apple is reportedly announcing its streaming plans in March, and Thanos is going to 'Dune'.
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Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless Review: Not Your Best Buds

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:00
Sennheiser's high-end earbuds are completely wirefree, but they aren't completely hassle-free.
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Anger, Confusion Over Dwindling Refunds. Is Trump's Tax Plan To Blame?

Tax refunds so far have been smaller than last year's. Some taxpayers kept a bigger share of their income, but for others it reflects an overhaul that rewarded high earners the most.

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Don’t Get Your Valentine an Internet-Connected Sex Toy

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:02
Mozilla expands its “Privacy Not Included” gift guide to the bedroom: It’s all sexy fun and games until someone hacks a WiFi-enabled butt plug.
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Despite Prevention Programs, Sexual Assaults Rise At Military Academies

An anonymous survey found 747 students suffered unwanted sexual contact in the last school year at the Army, Navy and Air Force academies. That's up nearly 50 percent from a survey two years earlier.

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