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Hanging deaths of Black men raise fears and echoes of an ugly era in historyFour Black men have died by hanging over the past month as protests against police brutality and racist violence have rocked the country. And there's reason to doubt they were suicides.


6/24/2020 10:11:01 AM

As COVID cases fall in Europe, calls to ban travel from America rise. What the EU got right about controlling coronavirus.The potential ban not only underscores how much worse the U.S. outbreak has gotten in recent days. It also highlights how much better the EU is currently doing than the U.S. But why?


6/24/2020 11:46:27 AM

Senate approves 200th federal judge nominated by TrumpThe Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the 200th federal judge named by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the Republican-controlled chamber. Cory Wilson was elevated to a seat on the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal despite Democratic objections that he has a record of working to undermine voting rights of African Americans and other minorities. Maine Sen. Susan Collins was the only Republican to vote against Wilson.


6/24/2020 11:51:40 AM

3 North Carolina police officers were fired after they were heard on camera making racist comments, including one threatening to 'slaughter' Black people in a new civil warJames Gilmore, Jesse Moore II, and Kevin Piner had been on the force for more than 20 years. Their conversations were caught on an in-car camera.


6/25/2020 6:27:50 AM

Fact check: Chick-fil-A did not issue 'Back the Blue' shirts to employeesRecent social media posts that claim the fast-food chain support the PoliceLivesMatter movement are false and using an image out of context.


6/25/2020 11:33:20 AM

Caribbean hit with large Saharan dust cloud headed toward the U.S. A massive cloud of Saharan dust has overtaken parts of the Caribbean, turning blue skies into a brown haze and sparking health warnings across the region as it caused air quality to fall to unhealthy levels.


6/23/2020 6:07:36 PM

White House abruptly cut off funding to coronavirus grant research, Dr Fauci saysThe White House has abruptly cut off funding to the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) coronavirus research, said Dr Anthony Fauci, the director of the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.Mr Facui made the revelation when speaking to Congress on Tuesday about the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.


6/25/2020 12:07:25 PM

The U.S. Navy Just Landed Another Littoral Combat ShipThe Navy commissioned Kansas City administratively via naval message, due to public health safety and restrictions of large public gatherings related to the novel coronavirus pandemic and transitioned the ship to normal operations.


6/24/2020 6:30:00 AM

Kentucky Senate Democratic primary to decide who challenges McConnell too close to callIn New York, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Eliot Engel is trailing progressive newcomer Jamaal Bowman in the early count.


6/24/2020 4:33:00 PM

New York City police officer arrested after apparent chokehold arrestA New York City police officer was arrested on Thursday and charged with strangulation and attempted strangulation after videos emerged over the weekend that appeared to show him using an illegal chokehold to arrest a man on a boardwalk, police said. The officer, David Afanador, had already been suspended from the New York Police Department without pay. Afanador, 39, turned himself in to be arrested at a police station house, the NYPD said.


6/25/2020 10:17:28 AM

Wired

Founded by Instagram and finance alums, Karat wants to be the black card in every influencer’s wallet.

6/25/2020 11:00:00 AM

Fans originally flocked to the community because it was apolitical, fantastical, and removed from American hegemony. Then came Donald Trump.

6/25/2020 8:00:00 AM

Chatty speakers from Google, Amazon, and others are popular. But which one is right for you?

6/25/2020 8:00:00 AM

The rapid sharing of pandemic research shows there is a better way to filter good science from bad.

6/25/2020 7:00:00 AM

Stanford's Fei-Fei Li says technology should be developed in an inclusive way that reflects our values.

6/25/2020 7:00:00 AM

Checking your phone for an extra two hours every night won’t stop the apocalypse—but it could stop you from being psychologically prepared for it.

6/25/2020 6:00:00 AM

The Klipsch “The Three” speaker sounds good and looks even better. It's as cheap as we've seen it.

6/25/2020 6:00:00 AM

Cloth face coverings are gonna be around for a while, so here are the WIRED team's favorites for running, walking, and going to work.

6/25/2020 6:00:00 AM

With direct brain stimulation, mice learned to recognize an imaginary scent—and helped researchers understand a key piece of the olfactory puzzle.

6/25/2020 6:00:00 AM

Kenton Varda gets dozens of messages a day from Spanish-speakers around the world, all thanks to a Gmail address he registered 16 years ago.

6/25/2020 6:00:00 AM