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Some In The Beef Industry Are Bucking The Widespread Use Of Antibiotics. Here's How

Most beef cattle receive antibiotics in their feed to prevent liver abscesses while eating a high-energy diet. There's growing pressure on feedlots to stop this — and some have. But it's costly.

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North Carolina GOP Chair Indicted On Wire Fraud, Bribery Charges

According to the indictment, Robin Hayes and associates promised "millions of dollars of contributions" for "official actions" favorable to the Global Bankers Insurance Group.

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Sanders Tops Democratic Fundraising, So Far, As Harris And Buttigieg Draw Big Sums

The Vermont senator's campaign says it raised $18.2 million from more than 500,000 donors. Sen. Kamala Harris has raised $12 million, while South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg raised $7 million.

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Operation IceBridge: Exploring Alaska’s Mountain Glaciers

NASA Image of the Day - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 11:29
In Alaska, 5 percent of the land is covered by glaciers that are losing a lot of ice and contributing to sea level rise.
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How A Seed Bank Helps Preserve Cherokee Culture Through Traditional Foods

The seeds are free for any Cherokee, but recipients have been limited because demand is so high. Collecting the seeds has been difficult and emotional, but the program has helped unify the community.

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Fake Birth Certificates A Growing Problem Amid Migrant Family Surge

The Trump administration is sounding the alarm about "fake families" amid a surge of Central Americans crossing the southern border. Immigrant advocates say they're just trying to make it to the U.S.

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Lego Spike Prime Lets Kids Build Robots—and Confidence

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 10:30
Lego's newest STEM set uses bright colors, friendly shapes, and a simple coding environment to get 11- to 14-year olds into robotics.
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NASA: Debris From India's Anti-Satellite Test Raised Threat To Space Station

"That is a terrible, terrible thing to create an event that sends debris in an apogee that goes above the International Space Station," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said.

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Cholera 101: Why This Ancient Disease Is Making Headlines In 2019

In theory no one should die of cholera. Yet 90,000 people die each year from the disease, which is surging at a historic pace in Yemen and surfacing in Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Idai.

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Police Name Suspect In Nipsey Hussle Killing; 13 Injured At Rapper's Vigil

The LAPD has identified the suspect in rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle's death as 29-year-old Eric Holder, a Los Angeles man. On Monday night, there was a stampede at a Nipsey Hussle vigil.

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Joe Biden Is Democrats' Past, But New Allegations Mean He Might Not Be Its Future

Is the 76-year-old former vice president too much a man of the last century? His basic vulnerability is being cast as a candidate of the past in a party selling itself as the party of the future.

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10 Must-Know Tips for Mastering 'Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice'

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 09:00
There's a lot to learn. Start here.
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By 2080, Tropical Diseases Could Be Headed to Alaska

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 08:00
Under one pessimistic climate change forecast, mosquitoes could expand their range all the way to the Arctic, redefining what we mean by 'tropical' diseases.
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99-Year-Old Australian Superfan Of Prince Harry Dies

Daphne Dunne first met Harry in 2015, when he was drawn to her because of the medals she wore from her late husband who died in World War II.

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When Computers Collude

Companies are increasingly using algorithms to set their prices, but is that giving them too much power over consumers?

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Inside the Democrats’ Plan to Fix Their Crumbling Data Operation

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 07:00
Inside the Democrats’ Plan to Fix Their Crumbling Data Operation
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What Will Be the Right Price to Cut Congestion in New York?

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 07:00
New York will become the first US city to impose fees on driving in busy parts of town to raise money for its ailing subway system. But setting the right price won't be easy.
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What Really Happens in a Greylock VC Pitch Meeting?

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 07:00
Turns out that the art of being a venture capitalist means never saying no, even if you rarely say yes.
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Best Fermenting Gear: Masontops, Pickle Pipes, Pickle Pebbles, Fermenting Books

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 07:00
This is the stuff to buy if you want to start making your own pickles, kimchis, and sauerkrauts.
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Step 1: Build A House. Step 2: Set It On Fire

After back-to-back hurricanes and wildfires, insurers are looking for more-resilient construction materials. That means building model homes and then blowing off their roofs or setting them on fire.

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