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Harvey Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison

The 67-year-old ex-producer received nearly the maximum sentence for rape and sexual abuse, the counts he was convicted of last month. At the hearing, Weinstein compared his trial to the Red Scare.

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Here Are The Voters Who Powered Biden To His 'Big Tuesday' Wins

Exit polls show that while men were about evenly divided, women in Michigan heavily preferred Biden. And across states, young voters — key to Sanders' past success — failed to turn out in a big way.

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A Slice of Polar Layer Cake

NASA Image of the Day - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 10:11
The Martian ice cap is like a cake with every layer telling a story. In this case, the story is one of climate change on Mars.
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Sketchbook: Abortion Demonstrators Face Off On Steps Of Supreme Court

NPR Visual journalist LA Johnson attended an abortion rally at the steps of the Supreme Court to talk to, and draw, people from both sides of the issue.

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Here We Go Again: Dow Drops 1,000 Points As Stock Market Turmoil Continues

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell yet again Wednesday morning after staging a rally a day earlier. Just on Monday, the stock market had its worst drop since 2008 amid coronavirus economic fears.

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The Secret History of a Cold War Mastermind

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 09:12
Gus Weiss, a shrewd intelligence insider, pulled off an audacious tech hack against the Soviets in the last century. Or did he?
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Bernie Sanders To Stay In The Race Despite Key Losses

In a press conference, the Vermont senator acknowledged calls for him to drop his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination but said he plans to debate former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday.

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To Fight Covid-19, Curb the Spread of Germs—and Rumors

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 09:00
We need to combat misinformation about the virus the same way we’re combating the virus itself: with a communitarian focus.
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Ultimate Ears Hyperboom Review: The Perfect 21st-Century Boombox

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 09:00
With 24 hours of battery life, an IPX4 rating, and astonishingly good sound, it's the large Bluetooth speaker to beat.
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In Human Nature, Crispr's Origin Story Comes to Life

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 08:00
Human Nature takes a closer look at the scientists who founded the world-altering field of gene editing—and revels in the science.
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The US-China Feud Makes It Harder to Fight Coronavirus

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 08:00
Ian Bremmer, founder of the risk consultancy Eurasia Group, says popularism, nationalism, and distrust are feeding the spread of disease.
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Netgear Arlo Q Camera Review: Old but Dependable

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 08:00
This popular camera isn't the latest and greatest, but it still holds its own among newer models.
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USA Swimming To Settle Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed By Former Olympian

Ariana Kukors Smith says she was abused by national and Olympic team coach Sean Hutchinson when she was a minor. The organization faces ongoing legal challenges over its handling of abuse cases.

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Biden Campaign Cements Strong Position With More Wins; Sanders' Path Narrows

Joe Biden increased his delegate lead with the March 10 primaries, and a top Democratic superPAC concluded he's on track for the nomination. Bernie Sanders didn't say what's next for him.

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Coronavirus Exposes Workers to the Risks of the Gig Economy

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 07:00
Drivers for Uber and Lyft in Seattle say demand for rides has plummeted, and they have few workplace benefits to fall back on.
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'Hi Dad, It's Me. Please Buy Lots of Soup'

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 07:00
As the coronavirus spreads, telling your physician ox of a father to wash his hands and stockpile beans feels abnormal. But these are abnormal times.
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As Coronavirus In China Wanes, Italy, South Korea See Brunt Of Epidemic

The United Kingdom's health minister has also been diagnosed with coronavirus – one of nearly 400 confirmed cases in that country, as Turkey on Wednesday announced its first case.

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The Democratic Nomination Is Now In View For Joe Biden — And 5 Other Takeaways

The former vice president's win in Michigan, in particular, has solidified Biden's place as the front-runner to be the Democratic nominee.

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No Guarantee You'll Get Tested For COVID-19, Even If Your Doctor Requests It

There's still a big gap between what the federal government is promising in terms of testing capacity in the U.S. and what state and local labs can deliver.

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Giant Report Lays Anvil on US Cyber Policy

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 05:00
Released today, the bipartisan Cyberspace Solarium Commission makes more than 75 recommendations that range from common-sense to befuddling.
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