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Two teenagers have been arrested in journalist Lyra McKee's murder, which Northern Ireland police deem a "terrorist incident."
The Mueller Report's findings on ways Russian trolls used social media to manipulate Americans.
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"These shows are fucking unwatchable." Late night after Jon Stewart is a wasteland of inanity and cowardice.

Often, what you actually want is an authoritative stranger...but with no strings attached, no connections, no fear of seeing them in the grocery store and them asking if you took their advice. The opposite, in other words, of the rest of the Facebook feed.

For many women, the only reason not to delete Facebook are private, hyper-specific groups that fill a vital need.

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Shakespeare loved books, and was probably assembling a gentleman's library—but no one's found it.
Andres Serrano's installation of Trump artifacts includes Trump Vodka, Trump Steaks—even a Trump University diploma.
"I was reduced to...leftovers and photographs." Barred from entering a new restaurant, a critic finds a way to review it.
Recommended viewing: Distant Sky, the concert film from Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, available to stream until April 22.
The Mueller Report has two spaces after every sentence—for what it's worth, that likely means it wasn't typed by a junior staffer.

If Mueller delivered a "born digital" PDF to Justice, that file was printed and scanned back into a set of low-quality images for release; a disservice to all future users of the document, and also a violation of Section 508 regulations.

Absolutely incredible: “A Technical and Cultural Assessment of the Mueller Report PDF.”

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There were echoes this week of the Starr Report, the rollout of which in 1998 was a milestone in internet history.

When, sooner or later, illness comes along, I won’t know whether the pollution I’ve taken in over the years has had anything to do with it, or if I should, instead, blame my lifelong preference for a good book over a brisk run, or a malevolent gene buried somewhere in my DNA.

Beth Gardiner on air pollution, a seemingly unavoidable aspect of our lives as humans today.

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Biased AI should be abandoned; fixing would mean more data gathering, further threatening those who are already targeted.
Facebook has work to do on its auto-generated video captions, as a clip of an Antares rocket launch showed this week.
E-scooter companies claim a company that's picking up abandoned scooters in San Diego is holding the vehicles for "ransom."
"In that only place..." "Here is a story! Story it is." "Once upon a time..." How speakers of various languages begin fairytales.
Using broken or otherwise contorted materials, Carla Cascales Alimbau creates severe, minimalist sculptures.
A new dilemma is approaching in copyright law: When AI, trained to sound like a specific artist, turns out soundalike tracks.