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As Manhattan DA, Morgenthau Pursued Drug Dealers And Crooked Banks Alike

Robert Morgenthau, the patrician lawman who a former aide said spent four decades "making mischief for people who engaged in bad conduct," died Sunday at age 99.

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Art Neville, A New Orleans Icon, Dead At 81

The keyboardist and singer was the co-founder of both the Meters and the Neville Brothers died Monday — bands that took the funk and swagger of New Orleans to a much larger world.

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With 'Lion King' and 'Avengers,' Disney Rules the Box Office

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 15:04
The studio's films are making bank in a lackluster year.
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Thousands In Puerto Rico Seek To Oust Rosselló In Massive 'Ricky Renuncia' March

Hundreds of leaked chat messages showed Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and his allies insulting women, gay people and even mocking victims of Hurricane Maria.

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Top Intelligence Boss Creates A New Role: The Election Threats Executive

The nation's intelligence agencies have designated one person to be in charge of coordinating the government's efforts to identify threats to U.S. elections.

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National Intelligence Director Creates New Position To Protect U.S. Elections

The move by Dan Coats comes as intelligence officials warn that the 2020 elections remain susceptible to attacks from foreign governments or others intent on disrupting the process.

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The Wild, Unregulated World of Sports Supplements

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 13:14
Can gorging yourself on whey and creatine make you a star athlete? Probably not.
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Venezuelan Officers Who Fled To Colombia Are 'Adrift' As Maduro Holds Onto Power

More than 1,400 members of Venezuelan security forces crossed the border hoping to one day return. Some say they're losing steam as efforts to depose the administration have fizzled.

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Venezuelan Officers Who Fled To Colombia Are 'Adrift' As Maduro Holds Onto Power

More than 1,400 members of Venezuelan security forces crossed the border hoping to one day return. Some say they're losing steam as efforts to depose the administration have fizzled.

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Hill And Trump Administration Close In On 2 Year Budget Deal

The two-year deal to set spending levels and raise the debt limit would end a decade of roller coaster fiscal stand-offs in Washington.

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Trump Denies Iran Has Captured 17 CIA Spies

A senior Iranian intelligence officer says Iran has detained CIA-trained spies who were attempting to gather information on the country's military and nuclear capabilities.

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Former Supreme Court Justice Stevens Lies In Repose

Stevens, who died July 16, is lying in repose Monday in the Supreme Court's Great Hall. Several current justices as well as President Trump have paid their respects, along with members of the public.

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Poll: Americans Not Sold On Trump — Or Democrats

President Trump has his highest approval rating yet, even though his reelection prospects continue to be lackluster. But voters aren't yet buying what Democrats are selling.

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Pinterest's New Search Tool Puts Stress Relief in Your Feed

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 11:00
Soon the company will begin placing anxiety-relieving exercises within its search results to help boost your mood.
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India Launches Mission To The Moon On Its 2nd Try

If Chandrayaan-2 reaches the moon as planned, India would become the fourth country to achieve a soft landing on the lunar surface, after the United States, Russia and China.

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Equifax To Pay Up To $700 Million In Data Breach Settlement

The credit reporting agency will pay up to $700 million in fines and monetary relief to consumers over a massive 2017 data breach that affected more than 148 million people.

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Zero Breeze Mark II Portable Air Conditioner Review: A Noisy But Effective Way to Chill Out

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 09:00
The Zero Breeze Mark II is a battery-powered solution for staying comfortable on sweltering camping trips.
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Visions of Apollo 11: Command Service Module Orbits the Moon

NASA Image of the Day - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 08:56
This image shows the Command Service Module orbiting the Moon as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin explored the lunar surface.
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Robert Mueller's Testimony: What Congress Needs to Know

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 07:00
Here’s what members of Congress should know before they question the former special counsel.
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The Best Algorithms Still Struggle to Recognize Black Faces

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 07:00
US government tests find even top-performing facial recognition systems misidentify blacks at rates 5 to 10 times higher than they do whites.
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