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Ruth Bader Ginsburg On Love And Other Things

"I miss him every morning," the Supreme Court justice said of her late husband and booster, Marty, in an interview with NPR's Nina Totenberg.

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Genetic Counselors Of Color Tackle Racial, Ethnic Disparities In Health Care

They work with patients to decide when genetic testing is appropriate, interpret test results and counsel families on the ways hereditary diseases might impact them. A trusting relationship is key.

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Tour the Factory Where Bentley Handcrafts Its Luxury Rides

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 07:00
While a major auto plant can stamp out thousands of cars a day, Bentley makes just a few dozen, with a heavy dose of TLC.
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14 Best Deals this Weekend: Cameras, TVs, and an Instant Pot

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 07:00
Our favorite weekend tech deals, including fans of every size to keep you cool during these late-summer months.
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Red Summer In Chicago: 100 Years After The Race Riots

100 years ago this week, some of the bloodiest race riots this country has ever experienced erupted in more than two dozen cities, including Chicago. It was known as the Red Summer.

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Supreme Court Lets Trump Border Wall Move Forward, But Legal Fight Still Looms

A lower court had initially frozen the $2.5 billion in defense funds Trump had sought to use amid his emergency declaration earlier this year. Now liberal groups are seeking an expedited hearing.

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Lethal Injection Drugs' Efficacy And Availability For Federal Executions

The Justice Department's announcement that the federal government will resume its use of capital punishment has raised questions about the drugs it plans to use.

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College Student Discovers 65-Million-Year-Old Triceratops Skull

Harrison Duran, a 23-year-old college student at University of California, Merced, spent his summer internship hunting for dinosaur fossils.

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Great Stunt, Spider-Man! Now Let's Fine-Tune the Physics

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 17:33
This rehearsal clip is amazing, but something in the hero’s motion might set your Spidey senses tingling.
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Trump Signs Agreement With Guatemala To Limit Asylum Seekers

The agreement comes after Trump threatened to take "very severe" action against Guatemala, possibly including tariffs and a travel ban.

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SpaceX's Starship Rocket Test, Equifax Owes You, and More News

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 16:43
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Hong Kong Protesters Occupy The City's Airport In 'Summer Of Discontent'

Demonstrators flooded the arrivals terminal, taking their demands for protection of Hong Kong's freedoms to an international audience.

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Renee DiResta joins Stanford Internet Observatory

Renee DiResta joins Stanford Internet Observatory cschmitt Fri, 07/26/2019 - 18:53

BKC affiliate Renee DiResta will serve as the research manager for the Stanford Internet Observatory, “a cross-disciplinary initiative comprised of research, teaching and policy engagement addressing the abuse of today’s information technologies, with a particular focus on social media. This includes the spread of disinformation, cybersecurity breaches, and terrorist propaganda.”

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Judge Quashed Warrant For Journalist's Phone After Police Downplayed His Occupation

Police searched Bryan Carmody's phone and raided his home and office this spring. A San Francisco judge has now quashed the warrant and ordered supporting court documents to be unsealed.

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Gadget Lab Podcast: Why New York’s Revenge Porn Law is Flawed

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 14:24
The state of New York officially criminalized the spread of nonconsensual pornography, but WIRED’s Emma Grey Ellis tells the Gadget Lab team this new law is only a partial victory.
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The $26.5B T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Moves a Big Step Forward

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 13:54
The Justice Department approved the $26.5 billion deal, with conditions. But it still faces a lawsuit from 13 states and DC.
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How to Get Your Equifax Settlement Money

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 13:09
A settlement with the FTC means Equifax will pay victims of its breach $125 or more. Make sure they pay up.
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150 Migrants Feared Dead In Mediterranean's Worst Loss Of Life This Year

"Our death rate is rising alarmingly," a U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees spokesperson says. Aid agencies continue rescue efforts off the shore of Libya, hoping to save anyone else who survived.

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What We Know: 'Mass Arrest' Of 16 Marines Over Alleged Human Smuggling

As some 800 Marines gathered in formation at Camp Pendleton in California, 16 people were pulled out and put under arrest. It's rare for such a large group to be arrested.

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