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China Launches Probe Bound For A Historic Exploration Of The Far Side Of The Moon

Others have explored the far side of the moon from afar, but Chinese researchers are hoping a soft landing on the dark side of the lunar surface will allow for more detailed study.

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Meet Mark Milley, Trump's Pick For Joint Chiefs Chairman

The Army general has a voracious appetite for history — and Boston sports teams. If approved by the Senate, the 60-year-old Massachusetts native will take the helm next summer.

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Cargo Ship Saves 29-Year-Old Sailor In South Pacific After Her Boat Flips

On Wednesday, Susie Goodall was 2,000 miles west of South America when her boat capsized in heavy wind, breaking its mast and knocking her unconscious.

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Police Deploy Armored Vehicles, Tear Gas Against Paris Protesters; Hundreds Detained

Protesters took to the streets of the French capital on Saturday in the fourth demonstration since unrest began in November.

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Chief Of Staff John Kelly To Leave White House At The End Of The Year

The retired Marine Corps general sought to bring discipline and process to a chaotic White House but ultimately could not put a check on President Trump's desire to go unmanaged.

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Stampede At Italian Nightclub Leaves At Least Six People Dead And Many Injured

Most of those killed were minors attending a rap concert. Officials have not determined what caused the stampede, but there are reports of pepper spray being used inside of the club.

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Space Photos of the Week: Do You Want to Land on an Asteroid?

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 10:00
A NASA spacecraft has traveled a long way to get a piece of a rock.
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Trump Appoints Gen. Mark Milley Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

Milley, currently the Army Chief of Staff, will succeed Gen. Joseph Dunford.

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Writer Dale Bailey on Why We Love the Apocalypse So Much

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 09:00
Bailey thinks we're drawn to apocalyptic stories because personal tragedies can feel like the end of the world.
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Quora Hacked, Moscow Ransomware, and More Security News This Week

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 09:00
China accusations, Eastern European bank heists, and more of the week's top security news.
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Will Ethiopia's Democratic Awakening Catch On Next Door In Eritrea?

Ethiopia has stunned the world with its reforms. Eritreans face steep challenges if they want to follow suit.

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What You Need To Know About The New Manafort And Cohen Court Documents

Prosecutors have revealed a little more about cases involving Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his former lawyer. Both men are looking at prison time, but there's more to the story.

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Dear Internet: Goats In Sweaters Are Cuter Than Kittens In Mittens

A woman from Iowa began taking pictures of goats in sweaters in Bangladesh and India. The owners thought she was crazy. But her work has made a difference in the lives of the locals, in a good way.

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Voting By Mail Is On The Rise, But Could Alleged N.C. Election Fraud Change That?

Election fraud happens, but not the kind President Trump talks about with people voting twice. It's most common with mail votes. Experts are warning of a backlash to a method 1 in 5 voters now uses.

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Rapper 2 Milly Sues Fortnite Over a Cribbed Dance Move. But Can He Win?

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Opinion: Will he prevail in court? We wade into the legal issues behind choreography, copyright, and the Electric Slide precedent.
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17 Best Weekend Deals: Wireless Chargers, Pixel 3, and More

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Have you included anything for yourself in your holiday shopping? What about a pair of Bluetooth headphones or PS4 games?
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What The Ebbs And Flows Of The KKK Can Tell Us About White Supremacy Today

With the spate of racist mass violence in recent years, it's helpful to consider past waves of white supremacist activity in the United States and what, exactly, caused those ebbs and flows.

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China Scholars Demand Protection For Threatened New Zealand Academic

Anne-Marie Brady is a professor at the University of Canterbury, and says she has been the victim of a campaign of intimidation in her home country after publishing research critical of China.

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Manafort and Cohen Sentencing Documents Put Donald Trump in Spotlight

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 20:37
The Mueller investigation has a long way to go, but the worst case scenario seems increasingly likely.
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A Gentle, Agonized Response To Trump's Rage About Journalists

Joshua McKerrow is a photojournalist at Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md.; five of his colleagues where shot and killed this summer. After an angry presidential tweet, he shared a story of loss.

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