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Video Of Seattle Officer Rolling Bicycle Over Protester's Head Leads To Suspension

The unnamed officer will be placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the incident that occurred during protests earlier this week.

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Feminist Gloria Steinem On Finding Herself Free Of The 'Demands Of Gender'

Steinem reflects on her unique childhood and the illegal abortion she had when she was 22. She is the subject of the new biopic, The Glorias. Originally broadcast in 1987 and 2015.

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Hero Rat Wins A Top Animal Award For Sniffing Out Landmines

In the last four years, the rat named Magawa has helped to clear over 1.5 million square feet of land. The animal has detected dozens of landmines in Cambodia and is believed to have saved lives.

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Sir David Attenborough Reaches 1M Instagram Followers In Hours, Breaking World Record

The famed naturalist and broadcaster beat out actress Jennifer Aniston for fastest time to reach one million followers on Instagram, according to Guinness World Records.

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'Bill & Ted Face the Music' Strikes the Perfect Note

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 12:00
The first Bill & Ted movie in 30 years is a fitting tribute to the series that came before.
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Paris Police Suspect Terrorism In Attack Near Former 'Charlie Hebdo' Offices

An arrest has been made in the incident outside the building where a dozen people were gunned down in 2015 in apparent retaliation for the publication of cartoons that satirized the Prophet Muhammad.

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'I Have No Faith In The Legal System,' Breonna Taylor's Mother Says

"I was reassured Wednesday of why I have no faith in the legal system, in the police, in the law," Tamika Palmer said in a statement. "They are not made to protect us Black and brown people."

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Who Is Barbara Lagoa, A Top Contender For Trump's Supreme Court Pick?

The Florida judge has been on the federal bench for just about a year. She became controversial for not recusing herself from a felon voting rights case.

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Kim Jong Un Says He's Sorry That North Korean Troops Killed A South Korean Man

Pyongyang says an unidentified man was found in North Korean waters, and that he murmured he was from South Korea but then stopped responding to soldiers' questions and appeared to try to flee.

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam And Wife Test Positive For Coronavirus

The couple underwent PCR tests Thursday, after a staff member of the governor's residence was diagnosed. The governor's office says Northam has no symptoms and his wife has mild symptoms.

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Why The Pandemic Could Change The Way We Record Deaths

Before COVID-19 came along, the world wasn't so great at counting deaths and understanding why people die. But the virus has propelled countries to ramp up their efforts.

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The Best Chrome Extensions to Prevent Creepy Web Tracking

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 10:00
Ad trackers follow you everywhere online—but it doesn’t have to be that way.
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Hubble Shoots the Moon

NASA Image of the Day - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 09:37
This image from 1991 shows Earth's Moon, with its dark basaltic mare, clearly visible in great detail.
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Civil Rights Groups Say If Facebook Won't Act On Election Misinformation, They Will

Facebook critics are banding together to monitor misinformation, hate speech and voter suppression on the social network because, they argue, it has fallen short.

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Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Becomes 1st Woman To Lie In State

In a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt says Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg won equality "not in one swift victory, but brick by brick, case by case."

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The Business of the Internet Is Stuck in Trump's Swamp

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 09:00
Plus: Silicon Valley’s reaction to Snowden, journalists’ relationships with their subjects, and an unpleasant surprise for hikers.
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Twitter’s Sexual Fascination With a Not-Sexual Octopus Movie

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 09:00
This week, Netflix's My Octopus Teacher got a reputation for being a very different movie than it is. Here's why.
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Sony A8H 4K OLED Review: A Love Letter to the Home Theater

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 09:00
The company's latest TV is a love letter to the home theater, a display defined by its otherworldly vibrance.
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