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There's A New Kind Of Inequality. And It's Not About Income

A report issued by the U.N. Development Programme says that the 20th-century thinking about global inequality no longer works in the 21st century.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi In Hague To Defend Against Rohingya Genocide Charges

The de facto leader of Myanmar will testify in front of the International Criminal Court to answer charges that her country carried out genocide against the Muslim minority group.

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These Plastic Bunnies Got a DNA Upgrade. Next up, the World?

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 11:00
Scientists infused a 3D-printed rabbit with genetic material, the first step toward a potential “DNA of things” where biology makes gadgets smarter.
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At Least 5 Dead After Volcano Erupts Off New Zealand Coast

Fewer than 50 people are believed to have been on or near White Island at the time of the eruption. Officials say some remain unaccounted for.

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Golden Globe Nominations: Netflix Cleans Up As Famous Faces Rule

The Golden Globe nominations are always odd, but this year they may be even odder than usual, particularly on the TV side. But it must be said: The Globes love a star, and now they love Netflix.

(Image credit: François Duhamel/Netflix)

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Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker Dies at 92

Volcker took the top job at the Federal Reserve in 1979, at a time when inflation was spiraling out of control. He is credited with taming it.

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Progress 73 Cargo Craft Departs the Station

NASA Image of the Day - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 09:42
To make room for the latest cargo craft on Nov. 29, Progress 73 departed the station after undocking from the Pirs docking compartment.
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The First *Wonder Woman 1984* Trailer Is Here

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 09:34
It's pretty epic. Oh, and after it's over, you might want to watch Ryan Reynolds in *Free Guy* too. 
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Star Wars News: No, Finn and Poe Aren’t Dating, Sorry

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 09:00
Also, there's a new Star Wars game show coming to Disney+ next year.
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Lessons From a Teenage Cyborg

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 09:00
Kai Landre shows how technology can be both intimate and humane. 
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Anti-Doping Agency Bans Russia From International Sports Events For 4 Years

WADA says Russia won't be able to take part in high-profile events such as the upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo or the 2022 World Cup because it has continued to provide fake information.

(Image credit: Alexander Nemenov/AFP via Getty Images)

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It's Coders Versus Human Pilots in This Drone Race

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 08:00
A drone directed by artificial intelligence takes on a leading pro racer, in a contest that may help shape future humanitarian efforts.
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9 Lazy-Ass Gifts for Couch Potatoes (2019): Blankets, Socks, and More

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 08:00
From weighted blankets to Roku streaming boxes, these gifts will ensure couch potatoes won't change their habits.
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Today’s Cartoon: Conference Calls

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 07:00
This video conference is going in circles.
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For Tech Jobs, the Rich Cities Are Getting Richer

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 07:00
Five coastal cities—San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, San Diego, and Boston—gained the lion's share of lucrative “innovation industry” jobs from 2005 to 2017. 
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Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Joe Biden

Morning Edition host Rachel Martin interviews former Vice President Joe Biden aboard his campaign bus about his bid for the Democratic nomination and the impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

(Image credit: KC McGinnis for NPR)

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Justice Department Watchdog Report On Russia Investigation Due Monday

Inspector General Michael Horowitz's highly anticipated report about the Russia investigation could offer political ammunition to both Republicans and Democrats.

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Biden Rejects Calls For Impeachment Testimony As A Trump Ploy To 'Divert Attention'

In an interview with NPR, the former vice president said no one warned him about the optics of his son working in Ukraine. Biden also defended calling a voter a "damn liar" in Iowa last week.

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Democrats' Impeachment Process To Resume Monday — As Will Battles With GOP

Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., says members must be briefed on the findings of the House Intelligence Committee. Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., wants a hearing of his own with his own witnesses.

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A Tale of Two Pioneering Women Painters in Renaissance Italy

Hyperallergic – “At a time when women were seen as incapable of serious creative or intellectual activity, Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana gained international renown for their exceptional bodies of work…The Museo del Prado’s A Tale of Two Women Painters: Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana is a rare revival of these women’s long-overlooked careers, featuring an impressive collection of 65 exquisite and innovative paintings. After centuries of obscurity — when their works were frequently misattributed to Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Paolo Veronese, and other male artists — A Tale of Two Women Painters shows us just how much we’ve been missing out on…”

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