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Some People Agree To Disagree Over What's Safe During The Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic requires people to weigh risks and make choices about their activities. But there can be problems when a choice conflicts with what the people around us decide to do.

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Lack Of Unity Is A Bigger Threat Than Coronavirus, WHO Chief Says In Emotional Speech

"How is it difficult for humans to unite and fight a common enemy that is killing people indiscriminately?" WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus asks.

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Biden Counters Trump's 'America First' With 'Build Back Better' Economic Plan

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's proposal would inject $700 billion into the economy through American products and research.

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The Long, Perilous Route Thousands Of Indians Have Risked For A Shot At Life In U.S.

The journey from India can zigzag to Russia, the Mideast, the Caribbean and Central America. U.S. Border Patrol figures show more than 7,600 Indians were detained on the U.S.-Mexico border last year.

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NYC Begins Painting Black Lives Matter Mural In Front Of Trump Tower

President Trump derided the mural plan last week, saying it would be "denigrating this luxury Avenue" and antagonize the city's police as "a symbol of hate."

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Supreme Court Says Trump Not 'Immune' From Records Release, But Hedges On House Case

In two 7-2 rulings written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court allowed a subpoena in a New York criminal case but told a lower court to consider separation of powers when it comes to Congress.

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'STOP GETTING TESTED' For Coronavirus, Ohio Politician Tells Constituents

"This is what happens when people go crazy and get tested," Ohio state Rep. Nino Vitale wrote on social media.

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STS-135: Shuttle's Final Launch and the Beginning of a New Era

NASA Image of the Day - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 09:08
Space Shuttle Atlantis' STS-135 mission launched from Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on July 8, 2011 and was the last space shuttle mission.
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DoNotPay Unsubscribes You From Spam—and Tries to Get You Paid

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 09:00
There's finally a way to get off of email lists with your privacy intact.
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Dear Joe Biden: Don't Listen to Silicon Valley

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 09:00
Unlike 20 years ago, today’s Silicon Valley culture is elitist and authoritarian. Its leaders are part of the problem, not the solution.
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Covid Kills More Men Than Women. Experts Still Can’t Explain Why

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 08:00
A new tracker from Harvard’s GenderSci Lab is the first to consolidate sex-separated data from across the US. It may help researchers solve the mystery.
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Alienware M15 R2 Review: A Powerful Gaming Laptop

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 08:00
Packed with powerful hardware, this second-gen gaming laptop runs circles around the competition—for a short while.
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Planning For End-Of-Life Care Is More Crucial Than Ever. Here's How

With many Americans dying of COVID-19, it's important to document your wishes for your care should you get seriously ill. Doing so can ease the way for family in difficult moments.

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Linkin Park T-Shirts Are All the Rage in China

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 07:00
The band hasn't been cool for years. But its Minutes to Midnight logo is everywhere in the most populous country in the world.
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How to Use Slack Without Driving Your Coworkers Crazy

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 07:00
Many of us use it at work, but here are some tips on how to make Slack work for you. (Stop. Hitting. Enter. So. Often.)
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Larry Brilliant on How Well We Are Fighting Covid-19

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 07:00
Three months ago, the epidemiologist weighed in on what we must do to defeat this new threat. We went back to ask: How are we doing, and what comes next?
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Uber Moves Stealthily to Gain Allies in a Fight With Cities

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 07:00
Nonprofits and advocacy groups signed on to an organization called Communities Against Rider Surveillance—without knowing that the ride-hail giant was involved.
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Republican Groups Backing Biden Get Attention. Their Impact On Voters Is Less Clear

Pollsters and political scientists question how much of an impact — if any — these GOP critics might have on President Trump's fate in November.

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The Economy May Be Losing Its Impact On Presidential Elections

Conventional wisdom (and some logic) says that a bad economy will hurt President Trump in November. But growing polarization may be severing the tie between economic health and voters' choices.

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When It Comes To Reopening Schools, 'The Devil's In The Details,' Educators Say

Teachers, parents and district leaders say the back-to-school season has fogged over with confusion. Will schools reopen? And if so, how?

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