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Wells Fargo CEO: 'We Have Not Done What's Necessary To Address Our Shortcomings'

Charles Scharf told lawmakers that the company's structure and culture "were problematic." But he projected confidence that it could win back the public's trust after years of scandals.

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Federal Court Sides With House In Fight Over Mueller Grand Jury Materials

Judges ordered that Democratic members of Congress may see evidence the Justice Department wanted to keep sealed. The DOJ is expected to appeal.

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Should Political Reporters Be Quarantined From Covering Covid-19?

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 14:31
If the press is ever going to figure out how to report on the mendacity of this administration, now’s the time.
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Coronavirus: New York Creates 'Containment Area' Around Cluster In New Rochelle

The governor is calling on the National Guard to support the containment area, by delivering food and helping to clean public spaces.

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Putin Could Stay President Until 2036 Under New Proposal

A proposed constitutional amendment would reset term limits, giving the Russian president the ability to run again when his current term expires in 2024.

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Coronavirus: Sacramento County Gives Up On Automatic 14-Day Quarantines

The county includes the hospital that treated the first known U.S. case of community spread of COVID-19 — a case that went undiagnosed for days because of problems with the U.S. testing program.

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Coronavirus Fears Spark a Run on Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 12:59
The home exercise videogame retails for $80, but increased demand and a manufacturing crunch have sent it skyrocketing. 
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How A South Korean City Is Changing Tactics To Tamp Down Its COVID-19 Surge

Daegu, the center of South Korea's coronavirus outbreak, tries to figure out an effective way to tackle disease.

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Trump Vows To Help Cruise, Airline Industries Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The president met with hospital CEOs and insurance executives before traveling to Capitol Hill to meet with Senate Republicans to talk about plans to stimulate the economy.

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A Disease Tracker Backed by Gates and Zuckerberg Tackles Covid-19

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 11:47
The two tech titans funded an effort to bring metagenomic sequencing and software to poor countries. Now, it’s helping trace the spread of the new coronavirus.
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Sanders' Army of Volunteers Face The Democratic Establishment Ahead Of 'Big Tuesday'

Bernie Sanders' supporters are making a big push in what could be his last opportunity to regain his front-runner status. He's depending on the strength of his volunteers to make that happen.

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Construction Workers Embrace the Robots That Do Their Jobs

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 10:10
A robotic excavator can dig a pipeline trench without a human in the cab. An engineers' union is partnering with the company that makes the tech.
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How Long Could the World Run on Geothermal Power?

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 10:00
If everyone went 100 percent geothermal today, Earth’s store of thermal energy would still outlive the sun.
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Coronavirus Meets Election 2020: Rallies, Polling Places Under Scrutiny

As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases continues to climb, election officials and candidates are weighing how to make sure the political process doesn't become the next casualty of the virus.

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Image of a Supermoon

NASA Image of the Day - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 09:48
A supermoon occurs when the Moon’s orbit is closet (perigee) to Earth.
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Dyson Corrale Hair Straightener: Features, Release Date, Price

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 09:30
We tried the company’s $500 Corrale straightener, which claims to smooth hair with more precision—and less damage.
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An Interview With James Dyson: Hair Care Products, EVs, Sustainability

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 09:30
In a wide-ranging interview, the British entrepreneur talks about hair dryers, plastics, electric cars, and why he's not bothered by political controversy.
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VR Was Supposed to Help Us Work Remotely. So Where Is It?

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 09:00
Shuttered offices and social isolation. Working from home was supposed to be great, but the only thing worse than conference rooms is conference calls.
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Despite Coronavirus, Washington Isn't Worried About Its Primary

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 08:00
The state conducts its elections almost entirely by mail. The rest of the country should pay attention. 
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Can't Stop Touching Your Face? Science Has Some Theories Why

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 07:00
Ground squirrels do it. So do human fetuses. How did we all end up with this unhygienic habit?
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