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A six-week search for the best place to watch TV online in 2015.

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With Hours Left, Oklahoma Court Calls Off Execution Of Richard Glossip

Glossip's case made national news because he took a challenge of legality of a new drug cocktail used for executions all the way to the Supreme Court, which rejected it.

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Obama Invites Texas Teen To White House After 'Bomb Hoax' Incident

A tweet from the president reads: "We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It's what makes America great."

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... And Beer For All: Budweiser Makes A Metallica Beer In Canada

The beer, which has the tagline "Coulée dans le rock" (cast in rock), will get a wider release in Canada later this month when fewer than 100,000 cases of special edition black cans hit shelves.

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Burning Down the Mouse

Going “Full Mickey” at Disneyland.

Heather Havrilesky | Matter | Sep 2015
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N.H. Public Library Resumes Its Support Of Tor Network

Homeland Security had warned the library that the network could allow criminals to move child pornography anonymously. The library voted to continue its support of Tor, saying any freedom brings risk.

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The Downside Of Keeping Interest Rates So Low For So Long

Some economists say the Federal Reserve should leave rates alone, but many say super-low rates have big risks, too. They argue that the central bank needs to push rates back up to historic norms.

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Texas High School Student Shows Off Homemade Clock, Gets Handcuffed

An aspiring engineer, 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed repeatedly said that his clock was not, in fact, a bomb. But a teacher and the principal of MacArthur High School called the police.

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The Imam’s Curse

The family accused of funding the Pakistani Taliban.

Evan Osnos | New Yorker | Sep 2015
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Turned Away In Hungary, Migrants Seek Passage Through Croatia

Hundreds of people who were caught on the Serbian side of Hungary's border when the border was sealed Tuesday are sleeping out in the open; some are taking Croatia up on its offer of passage.

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How The Body’s Trillions Of Clocks Keep Time

Cellular clocks are almost everywhere. Clues to how they work are coming from the places that they’re not.

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King's Gambit

Daniel King’s quiet mission to transform public education in South Texas.

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UAW Reaches Tentative Deal With Fiat Chrysler

Observers were surprised when Fiat Chrysler was selected as the first of Detroit's automakers to negotiate an agreement, or serve as a "strike target."

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Red Cross Effort To Shut Down Inquiry Fails; Report Calls For Outside Oversight

The American Red Cross allegedly did not fully cooperate with a government investigation of its performance and finances. Now investigators and a congressman want the charity's books open for audits.

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Subway Sandwich Chain Co-Founder Fred DeLuca Dies At 67

Just weeks after celebrating the 50th anniversary of the franchise, Fred DeLuca has died. In 2013, he was diagnosed with leukemia.

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Three Astronauts Walk Into NPR...

Four women — three astronauts plus NASA's Chief Scientist — came to NPR today to talk space exploration, women in STEM, and common misconceptions. Oh, and what foods they wished they had in space.

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Thumbs Down: Facebook Finally Will Add A 'Dislike' Mechanism

You've seen it when a friend posts sad news on Facebook — someone clicks the "like" button, then comments that he isn't, in fact, pleased with the misfortune. Soon, there could be a better option.

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In A Push To Attract Millennials, Taco Bell Offers Beer and Wine

Later this month, Taco Bell will open two "Cantinas" in San Francisco and Chicago that will serve booze and shareable tapas.

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Austria Is Trying To Stop Migrants From Surging Over Its Border With Hungary

Austria has announced new, strict laws aimed at slowing down unauthorized migration. The move follows similar controls by Hungary.

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A Theory of Jerks

Distilling the moral essence of jerkitude.

Eric Schwitzgebel | Aeon | Jun 2014
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