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Utah's Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox Talks About Efforts To Deal With Coronavirus

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, R-Utah, who's in charge of his state's coronavirus task force.

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Saudi Women Activists To Return To Court To Fight For Right To Drive

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Lina al-Hathloul about her sister, Loujain, who has been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for her women's rights activism.

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Remembering CC, The Cloned Cat

C.C. the cat has died in Texas at the ripe old age of 18. She was the first cloned pet, genetically identical to her donor but with a friendlier disposition and a differently patterned coat.

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Schools And Businesses Grapple With How To Cope With Coronavirus

Schools and businesses are hiring industrial cleaning companies to prevent coronavirus infection but it may be most valuable as a confidence measure.

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Disability And Fighting For The Right To Vote

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Lou Vaile, who fought to reinstate his disabled son's right to vote.

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Motel Converted Into Quarantine Site Sparks Controversy

In a suburb of Seattle, plans to convert a hotel into a quarantine site has sparked controversy.

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A Look At The Spread Of Coronavirus

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Global Health Correspondent Nurith Aizenman talks to Dr. Bruce Aylward of the World Health Organization about the spread of the coronavirus.

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The 6 Best Projectors (2020): BenQ, Epson, Vava, and More

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 03/08/2020 - 08:00
A tiny portable presenter or a theater-quality behemoth? You'll always have a great movie night with any of our picks.
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*Final Fantasy VII* *Remake* Overwhelms With Spectacle 

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 03/08/2020 - 08:00
Playing the demo currently available on the PlayStation 4, you can feel the effort—and money—that went into every second of this game. 
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A Computer Science Proof Holds Answers for Math and Physics

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 03/08/2020 - 08:00
An advance in our understanding of quantum computing offers stunning solutions to problems that have long puzzled mathematicians and physicists.
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PHOTOS: In A Coronavirus Crisis, Delivery Workers Can Be A Lifeline

The city of Wuhan may be in lockdown — but its couriers are still on the move, delivering everything from medical supplies to instant noodles.

(Image credit: Stringer/for NPR)

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Trump Campaign Makes Pitch To Black Neighborhoods. Will It Connect?

The Trump campaign held a Black Voices for Trump event in Milwaukee, part of what many see as an uphill push to peel off some African American votes in battleground states in 2020.

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Capitol Hill Installs Precautions, Contingency Plans For Coronavirus Outbreak

The focus remains on keeping Congress open. There haven't been any discussions of shutting down public galleries or limiting tours.

(Image credit: Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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What is Virtual Reality (VR)? The Complete WIRED Guide

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 03/08/2020 - 07:00
Everything you ever wanted to know about VR headsets, Oculus, Vive, and simulator sickness.
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Reset Your Computer Once a Year for a Happier Life

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 03/08/2020 - 07:00
It's easier than ever to restore your Mac, PC, or Chromebook to factory conditions—and you'll be surprised at how much zip it'll add.
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Daylight Saving Time Is Here Again. So Is The Debate About Changing The Clocks

Daylight saving time starts Sunday, March 8, bringing with it an extra hour of sunshine. But changing the clocks has become unpopular, and several states are looking to make a switch.

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Trump’s Coronavirus Press Event Was Even Worse Than It Looked

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 03/07/2020 - 17:50
His remarks at the CDC on Friday were misguided, misleading, and show how misinformation could hamper Covid-19 containment efforts.
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Celebrating the Life of Katherine Johnson

NASA Image of the Day - Sat, 03/07/2020 - 15:48
A Celebration of Life service was held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 for NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson at the Hampton University Convocation Center.
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SpaceX Successfully Lands 50th Rocket In 5 Years

The commercial rocket company sent its "Dragon" capsule from Cape Canaveral to the International Space Station on Friday for its 20th resupply mission. It's due to arrive at the space station Monday.

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Coronavirus: Florida Reports 1st Deaths On East Coast; Event Cancellations Mount

State authorities say two COVID-19 patients have died, bringing the known death toll in the U.S. to 17. Around the world, schools, companies and even the Vatican are calling off major events.

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