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How Zero Built the SR/F, Its All-New Electric Motorcycle

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 11:00
The streetfighter bike delivers 110 horsepower, 140 pound-feet of torque, a 120 mph top speed, and 161 miles of range.
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On Eve Of 2nd Trump-Kim Summit, Is North Korean Reactor Producing Plutonium?

Days before President Trump and Kim Jong Un are to meet in Vietnam, satellite images show no river ice downstream from the key North Korean facility at Yongbyon — a sign the reactor may be running.

(Image credit: Planet Labs Inc.)

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Judge Dismisses Murder Charges Over Boy's Death On Kansas Waterslide

Caleb Schwab, 10, was decapitated in 2016, when the raft he was riding down the Verrückt waterslide went airborne and hit a metal pole. The slide was the tallest in the world when it opened in 2014.

(Image credit: Tammy Ljungblad/AP)

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'Black Panther' Won Three Oscars—and Made History

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 10:47
Also: Netflix makes a new play for Best Picture and the Carrie Fisher dedication no one expected.
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Alvin Drew Works on the International Space Station

NASA Image of the Day - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 10:30
NASA astronaut Alvin Drew participated in the STS-133 mission's first spacewalk.
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Restrictions On Deployed U.S. Troop Data Could Put 2020 Census 'At Risk'

New security measures limiting access to military records may prevent the Census Bureau from accurately counting service members, according to a newly released internal memo obtained by the NAACP.

(Image credit: Massoud Hossaini/AP)

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Best Trail Running Shoes (2019): Hiking, Barefoot, and More

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 08:00
Trail running is one of the most affordable outdoor sports, but you still need a pair of light, nimble shoes.
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Judge Rules Male-Only Draft Violates Constitution

Now that women serve in combat roles, it's no longer justified to exclude them from draft requirements, a federal judge ruled. The case was brought by a men's advocacy group.

(Image credit: John Bazemore/AP)

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Come Work For Us: We'll Help Pay Down Your Student Loans

Some employers are offering benefits that pay down student loans. They say it's a popular way to recruit younger workers who are struggling with college debt.

(Image credit: Kelli Martin)

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Android Is Helping Make Passwords Obsolete on a Billion Devices

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 06:00
By officially embracing the FIDO2 standard, Android will soon let you log into sites and services without having to remember a password.
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Anger Can Be Contagious - Here's How To Stop The Spread

Emotions circulate through social networks — the good, bad and ugly. And these days the feeling that seems most viral is anger. Sometimes it takes just one act of kindness to stop the vicious cycle.

(Image credit: Ariel Davis for NPR)

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Cross Clash Could Change Rules For Separation Of Church And State

This week, the newly-constituted conservative Supreme Court majority will weigh how to the federal government should treat religious symbols paid for with taxpayer funds.

(Image credit: Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images)

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CEO Of U.S. Gun-Maker Faces Jail In Germany

A decade after Sig Sauer inked a deal to sell up to $306 million worth of pistols to Colombia's National Police, company CEO Ron Cohen is facing jail time in Germany for making the sale.

(Image credit: John Keeble/Getty Images)

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Beyond 'Bumper Sticker' Slogans: 2020 Democrats Debate Details Of Medicare-For-All

Presidential candidates like Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris and Amy Klobuchar are giving details of their health care proposals, the first big issue where 2020 hopefuls are differentiating themselves.

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This Telecom Upstart’s 5G Tech Gets a Boost From Facebook

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 04:00
Common Networks taps Facebook's Terragraph design and millimeter-wave technology to offer home broadband for $50 a month.
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Would-Be Hijacker Killed In Bangladesh

The man allegedly pulled out a gun and tried to hijack the plane shortly after takeoff. After the aircraft made an emergency landing, military commandos shot and killed him.

(Image credit: AP)

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With No Host Directing Traffic, 'Green Book' Drives Away With Best Picture

Sunday night's Oscars were the first in a long while to go without a host. It didn't stop the accolades from coming, though, and the kinda sorta part-true Green Book won best picture.

(Image credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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