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WATCH: What's Driving U.S. Sanctions On Iran

For 40 years, the U.S. and Iran have been locked in an almost nonstop confrontation.

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Gadget Lab Podcast: YouTube’s Latest Makeup Drama, Explained

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:36
WIRED’s Emma Grey Ellis joins this week’s Gadget Lab podcast to explain the latest YouTube drama and discuss the implications of “cancel culture.”
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Amazon Is Building Special Warehouses for Hazardous Items

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:33
Everything from glitter hair spray and nail polish remover to bear repellent will soon ship out of specially designed fulfillment centers.
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Herman Wouk, 'The Jackie Robinson Of Jewish-American Fiction,' Dies At 103

Wouk was famous for writing The Winds of War, Marjorie Morningstar and The Caine Mutiny, which won a Pulitzer Prize. He also helped popularize themes that writers like Philip Roth later tackled.

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Grumpy Cat's Death Marks the End of the Joyful Internet

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:20
Tardar Sauce was an avatar of the days of the goofy web.
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To Improve Health, Cut Costs, Walmart Pushes For Better Medical Imaging For Workers

To cut down on unnecessary procedures — and health costs — Walmart is pushing its workers to get more accurate diagnoses by using diagnostic imaging centers known for high quality, not low price.

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Now Ocean Plastics Could Be Killing Oxygen-Making Bacteria

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:00
The toxins that plastics leach into seawater severely affect the bacteria that provides perhaps 20 percent of Earth's oxygen. That's when things get complicated...
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Apollo 10 Launches Into History on May 18, 1969

NASA Image of the Day - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:22
When Apollo 10 launched on May 18, 1969, it was the fifth launch of the Saturn V.
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You Can Now Play 'Fortnite' as John Wick

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:00
Ahead of the release of 'John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum' this weekend, players in the battle royale game can now play as the cinematic assassin.
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Chance The Rapper Shops For 'Groceries' With Meme Rap

"Groceries" is a collaboration with Houston rapper TisaKorean and Canadian producer Murda Beatz, and it sounds tailor-made for a viral dance craze.

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Trump Delays Auto Tariffs For 6 Months

The Trump administration announced Friday that it will delay tariffs on cars and auto parts imports while it negotiates trade deals with Japan and the European Union.

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China's Luckin Coffee Tries To Conquer A Nation Of Tea Drinkers

In less than two years, the Chinese brand has opened 2,300 stores — second in China only to Starbucks. The company goes public on Nasdaq on Friday. And ... it's losing millions.

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Minecraft Earth Wants to Be the Next Pokémon Go—But Bigger

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:01
Ten years after the original Minecraft swept the planet, Microsoft unveils an ambitious, global, augmented-reality version.
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'Game of Thrones': Who's Died So Far in Season 8

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:00
A lot of blood has been shed, and surely there's more to come.
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Grumpy Cat Dies; Her Spirit Will Live On, Family Says

The cat with the withering stare, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, inspired books and won fans around the world who identified with her permanently unsmiling — yet adorable — features.

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In Alabama, 'The Handmaid's Tale' Is a Haunting Metaphor

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 08:00
As the state passed its anti-abortion bill, protestors evoked Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel.
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Sony Alpha A7II Mirrorless Camera Deal: $600 Off Right Now

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 08:00
Sony's Alpha A7II is a mirrorless, full-frame workhorse of a camera, and a steal at less than $1,000.
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Climate Adaptation Isn’t Surrender. It’s Survival

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 08:00
Yes, the world needs to reduce carbon emissions, but that's not enough. Technologists need to step in and start developing work-arounds of all kinds.
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What We Need From the 'Game of Thrones' Finale

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 07:00
It's a lot to ask of one episode, but here's what should happen.
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5G Networks Could Throw Weather Forecasting Into Chaos

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 07:00
The FCC is clashing with scientists who argue that 5G networks could interfere with weather sensors and compromise weather predictions.
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