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Russian Olympic Head Says 200 Of Russia's Athletes Might Compete Under Neutral Flag

The decision comes one week after the International Olympic Committee suspended Russia's national team over a system of doping.

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Chandra Reveals the Elementary Nature of Cassiopeia A

NASA Image of the Day - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:33
Due to its unique evolutionary status, Cassiopeia A (Cas A) is one of the most intensely studied of these supernova remnants.
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McLaren's Senna Supercar Delivers Wild Performance, Costs a Million Dollars

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 08:00
The 4.0-liter V8 engine that sits behind the two carbon fiber seats produces 789 brake horsepower.
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Are Tech Companies Trying to Derail Sex-Trafficking Bill?

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 08:00
Advocacy groups contend tech companies are quietly working to undo a compromise measure to curb sex trafficking.
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D-Orbit’s Self-Destruct Modules for Satellites Could Help Fix the Space Junk Problem

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 08:00
A plug-and-play motor could send any satellite to burn up in the atmosphere. It's a good thing, promise.
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Lack Of Genetic Diversity May Have Doomed Tasmanian Tiger, Scientists Say

Although humans are blamed for the extinction of the dog-like Australian marsupial some 80 years ago, researchers say its problems may have started more than 70,000 years ago.

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SpaceX Will Send a Reusable Rocket to the International Space Station

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:00
The mission also christens an improved launch pad—destroyed in a 2016 explosion—to support the next generation of launches.
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FCC Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Rules Could Hurt Students

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:00
Schools, colleges, and students may not be able to pay for "fast lanes" permitted if the FCC abandons net neutrality rules.
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If the FCC Kills Net Neutrality, Expect Fewer Great Startups

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:00
Opinion: Ajit Pai’s plan to ditch the open internet will have a serious, and negative, impact on innovation.
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San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee Dies At Age 65

Mayor Edwin Lee was not known to be ill; he died at a San Francisco hospital in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

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DOT Suspends Proposed Rule That Would Force Airlines To Show Baggage Fee At Booking

Late last week the Department of Transportation announced it would withdraw proposed measures that would require airlines to show the full cost of booking, including baggage, at ticket purchase.

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Exclusive: Tracing ISIS’ Weapons Supply Chain—Back to the US

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 06:00
The Islamic State is designing and mass-producing its own advanced munitions—with parts from all over the world.
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Top Stories: Alabama Senate Election; Native Americans' Views On Health Care

Also: The latest on southern California wildfires; France hosts a world climate summit and President Trump isn't invited; and "The Endless Summer" surf film director, Bruce Brown, dies at 80.

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Firefighters In California Take Advantage Of Milder Winds

After losing some ground to the massive Thomas Fire north of Los Angeles over the weekend, firefighters on Monday managed to bring it to 20 percent containment.

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What To Watch For And What's At Stake In The Alabama Senate Race

No matter what happens in Alabama on Tuesday, it will have consequences that stretch from Birmingham to the Beltway.

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A Timeline Of Plot Twists And Bombshells: How We Got To Election Day In Alabama

Yes, the race is between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. But this contest touches on scandals involving sexual misconduct, President Trump's influence and Democratic hopes for 2018.

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Deadline Is Friday For Most ACA Insurance Sign-Ups, With Important Exceptions

Some people looking for 2018 insurance under the Affordable Care Act may have a little longer to sign up — for example, in states and U.S. territories hit by this year's hurricanes.

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Native Americans Feel Invisible In U.S. Health Care System

About a quarter of Native Americans report experiencing discrimination in health care, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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Parents Worry Congress Won't Fund The Children's Health Insurance Program

The federal funding of the program lapsed in September. States have been burning through leftover funds, or borrowing from other accounts, as they wait for Congress to act before the end of January.

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Amnesty International: Europe Complicit In Libyan Migrant Abuses

The rights group to stop illegal migration, EU governments work with Libyan authorities who they know hand over refugees to criminal gangs and militias.

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