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She Fled Rwanda To Survive — But Does Not Like The Words 'Refugee' Or 'Genocide'

Clemantine Wamariya talks about her memoir The Girl Who Smiled Beads, what people don't understand about refugees — and her hopes for the future of Rwanda.

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NASA Earth Data Helps Scientists to Understand Our Home Planet

NASA Image of the Day - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:35
In September 2017, the Atlantic Ocean was brewing with several large hurricanes.
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Why Do Doctors Overtreat? For Many, It's What They're Trained To Do

Ordering more tests or treatments is not always best for patients' health or wallet. A group of medical educators is trying to address the problem where they think it starts: medical training.

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'Jeopardy!' Legend Ken Jennings on James Holzhauer: 'It's Absolutely Insane'

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:46
In an interview with WIRED, "Jeopardy!" record-holder Ken Jennings explains what makes Holzhauer great—and what would happen if they faced off.
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How to Cook With Weed—and a Dash of Tasty, Tasty Science

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:08
Mac and cheese. Peanut butter and jelly. Asparagus and … cannabis oil with a citrusy terpene profile? Welcome to the heady world of cannabis cuisine.
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Silicon Valley Has Its Tech Campuses. Now It Wants A Monument

Tourists are flocking to California to see the origins of their favorite tech companies. Now there might be a monument about Silicon Valley's glory.

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company Inches Closer to Making Hyperloop a Reality

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:00
The company filed a sprawling environmental report for the Loop, a proposed network of tunnels that would move people from Baltimore to Washington in 15 minutes.
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'Ungovernable' Brings Up Grim Realities Of Victorian Child-Rearing

Therese Oneill's new book presents plenty of suitably eyebrow-raising excerpts, but amid the snark at parenthood past and present, there are some unavoidable issues that come at a fraught time.

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Behold the Southern Lights!

NASA Image of the Day - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 09:43
As the International Space Station orbited 265 miles above the southern Indian Ocean about halfway between Madagascar and Antarctica, the crew snapped this image of the Aurora Australis.
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A Promising Anti-HIV Drug Poses A Dilemma

The medication is very effective, but there's concern it might cause birth defects if taken by a pregnant woman. Different countries address that issue in very different ways.

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House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler Subpoenas Full Mueller Report

Nadler wants everything developed by the special counsel office, including all of the underlying evidence in its report. He says the Justice Department has until May 1 to comply.

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The Nintendo Switch Is Finally Coming to China

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 09:00
The console is headed to shelves in the region thanks to technology company Tencent.
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Hunger Strikes At ICE Detention Centers Spread As Parole, Bond Are Denied

There have been at least six hunger strikes at detention centers in the first three months of 2019 alone. One of the detainees' demands was to be released while their cases were adjudicated.

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'We Pray For The Caliphate To Return': ISIS Families Crowd Into Syrian Camps

"The women and children who have been raised on the mentality of ISIS and terrorism need to be rehabilitated," warns an official. "Otherwise, they will be the foundations of future terrorism."

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You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep—and It’s Killing You

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 08:00
At TED 2019, neuroscientist Matthew Walker argued that sleep deprivation is having a catastrophic effect on our health and safety—here are all the ways.
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Moto G7 Review (All 3 Models): Which Moto G is Best?

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 08:00
We review the Motorola Moto G7, Moto G7 Power, and Moto G7 Play, three good reasons to consider a cheaper phone this year.
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Review: Netflix's New Comedy Lunatics Is Dizzying, Tone-Deaf

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 08:00
Australian comic Chris Lilley returns to playing multiple grotesqueries—but fails to update his comedic sensibility to the times.
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'Ramy' Is an Essential Voice for Millennial TV

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 07:00
In Hulu's new comedy, Ramy may at times feel helpless, lost, or uncertain about what to do next. But that's OK—it feels like the real thing.
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'National Enquirer' To Be Sold To Hudson News Heir James Cohen

The tabloid's parent company, American Media Inc., has become embroiled in controversies surrounding President Trump. It also sparred with Jeff Bezos over blackmail accusations.

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Mueller Report Raises New Questions About Russia's Hacking Targets In 2016

The special counsel's report said the FBI believes Russian military intelligence was able to gain access to at least one Florida county government's computer network during the 2016 campaign.

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