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Trump Says FBI Missed 'Signals' Of Florida School Shooting Because Of Russia Probe

Trump's flurry of weekend tweets about the Russia investigation and the latest school shooting drew condemnation from both sides of the aisle.

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All 65 People Aboard Plane Feared Dead After Crash Into Iranian Mountain

An Aseman Airlines spokesman first said everyone was killed, but then the airline said it could not reach the crash site and could not "accurately and definitely confirm" everyone died.

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Gear for Remote Workers: Pixelbook, Chrome Vega, Hydro Flask

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 10:00
When you’ve had more than enough of your coworkers, grab this gear and escape to a café.
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Twitter's Reaction to McDonald's Changing the Happy Meal Tops This Week's Internet News

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 09:00
But the disappearing cheeseburger wasn't the only thing the internet was talking about last week. Catch up here.
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Want to Stop Climate Change? Educate Girls and Give Them Birth Control

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 09:00
Opinion: When women aren’t educated or empowered to make their own family planning decisions, the effects can lead to higher carbon emissions.
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Olympics 2018: Commentators Should Cut the Chit-Chat and Just Explain the Sport

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 08:00
Here’s an idea: Maybe just tell me what makes the Olympics a superhuman challenge.
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How Long Can a Neutron Live? Depends on Who You Ask

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 08:00
Two methods of measuring the neutron's longevity give different answers, creating uncertainty in cosmological models. But no one has a clue what the problem is.
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Trump Administration's Latest Strike On CFPB: Budget Cuts

Proposed cuts in funding for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau come amid questions about a Trump appointee softening the agency's stance on payday lenders. Democrats vow to fight the cuts.

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Navajo President: Go To College, Then Bring That Knowledge Home

Half of Native Americans say college was never part of the conversation growing up. Their graduation rates are far below the national average. Navajo leaders say those who go to college don't return.

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How The U.S. Ambassador To China May Have Xi Jinping's Ear

Washington's man in Beijing, Terry Branstad, says he goes way back with China's president.

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Kites, Prayers, A Snake Show: Reporting From The Rohingya Camps

NPR correspondent Jason Beaubien talks about his trip to the teeming refugee settlements in Bangladesh.

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The Quest to Recreate the Olympics with Mechanical Turk

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 07:00
Why one Texas professor pays Turkers to post themselves doing Olympic events on YouTube.
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SpaceX Will Launch the First of Its Global Internet Satellites

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 07:00
They're just two in what will be thousands of orbiting routers.
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Sam Cossman’s Crazy-Fun, World-Improving, Somewhat Improbable Universe

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 07:00
How an idealistic entrepreneur turns wild experiences into viral videos into actual science into a going business concern.
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How To Talk With Kids About Terrible Things

The school shooting in Parkland, Fla., has children all over the country asking difficult questions. Here are a few tips for their parents and teachers.

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How Immigration Could Motivate Democrats In 2018

Most of the voters who said immigration was their top concern were those who backed Donald Trump in 2016. But if DACA expires, that trend could reverse in 2018.

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Scientists Explore Ties Between Alzheimer's And Brain's Ancient Immune System

Their first epiphanies came during musings over beer, and evolved into a decade of teamwork. Two Harvard researchers explain why they think Alzheimer's disease may be traced to an immunity glitch.

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Trans Students, School Shooting, And Bill Gates Answers A Tough Question

What's become of some very large sums of money directed (or not) towards education? Plus, DACA's impact on college-going, in our weekly roundup.

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Ted Ligety Ties For 15th In Giant Slalom, Austria's Marcel Hirscher Wins Gold

The 33-year-old American faced the favored Marcel Hirscher from Austria in the 2018 Olympic men's giant slalom. The American Ryan Cochran-Siegle had a solid performance, finishing 11th.

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Nick Goepper Wins Silver In Slopestyle, Gus Kenworthy Places 12th

Two Americans finished in the top 12 of the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle, including Nick Goepper, who took a silver medal.

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