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Elizabeth Warren Wants To Erase Most Student Loan Debt

The senator's higher-education proposal for her 2020 presidential run goes further than just free college and would forgive hundreds of billions of dollars in existing loans.

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Google Walkout Organizers Say They're Facing Retaliation

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 13:01
Two Google employees who helped organize a November walkout of thousands of employees say they've either been demoted, or been told to drop concerns about ethics.
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Kate Smith's 'God Bless America' Dropped By Two Major Sports Teams

Her rendition of the patriotic song had been a staple for New York Yankees and Philadelphia Flyers games for decades. Critics say that other elements of the singer's career were clearly racist.

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Mueller Makes It Clear: Trump Was Worse Than a 'Useful Idiot'

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:14
The Mueller report exposes the extent to which not just Russia but Donald Trump's own associates grifted the president.
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U.S. Won't Renew Sanction Exemptions For Countries Buying Iran's Oil

Japan, China, India, Turkey and South Korea have been benefiting from temporary waivers since President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions on Iran last year.

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Last Night's *Game of Thrones* Leaked Early Online

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:24
Also, this weekend's box office totals are bleak.
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Florence + the Machine Sings A Lullaby For 'Game Of Thrones'

Florence Welch adapted "Jenny of Oldstones" from the Game of Thrones books for last night's episode.

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8 Earth Day Galleries to Show Off the Wonders of the World

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 09:00
Let's enjoy the planet in all its glories.
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'Heaven's Vault' Is a Rare Videogame About the Art of Translation

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 08:00
The decoding at the core of Inkle Studios' latest is an elegant, simple system, one wrapped in a truly beautiful game.
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Comedian Wins Ukrainian Presidency In Landslide

Other than playing a teacher-turned-president on TV, Volodymyr Zelenskiy has no political experience. He defeated incumbent Petro Poroshenko in a landslide.

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Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton Joins Democratic Race For President

Moulton is the fourth House Democrat to join the 2020 campaign. A critic of party leadership, the Marine Corps veteran also adds to the share of 40-and-under candidates in the race.

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The Robots Want to Steal (the Boring Parts of) Your Job

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 07:00
MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson on why the Westworld dystopia is (hopefully) far off and why you should never use a telepresence robot to tell someone they’re dying.
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11 Best Upcycled and Recycled Products (2019)

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 07:00
You want shoes, eh? How about shoes made from recycled plastic?
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John Legend Is Your New Google Assistant—Listen for Yourself

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 07:00
If you instruct Google Assistant to “talk like a Legend,” it will speak in a simulacrum of the smooth sound of Grammy-winning crooner John Legend.
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LA’s Plan to Reboot Its Bus System—Using Cell Phone Data

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:00
Ridership on the city's bus system is plummeting, so the transit agency is redesigning it—with the help of location data from about 5 million cell phones.
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VR’s True Innovation Isn’t Technological, It’s Human

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:00
Where new headsets like the Oculus Quest and HTC Vive Focus Pro really shine is their ability to help us interact more freely with other people.
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Inside the Weird, and Booming, Industry of Online Influence

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:00
Recently, the business of getting paid to promote a company via your social media has spread pandemic-like.
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Waze Wants to Help All of Us Win at Carpooling

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:00
The world's premier traffic-busting app has a plan for when traffic never ever gets better: get us all to share commutes, and become ... friends?
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How the Atari 2600 Led Videogaming's Home Invasion

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:00
A nearly endless array of game options helped the cartridge-fed console dominate the living room for years.
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'Computer, Enhance': Inside Samsung's Smart New 8K TV

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:00
The AI engine that powers this stunning TV can transform any HD or 4K content into impossibly detailed 8K nirvana.
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