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Friday headlines: Honestly, it’s not for everyone.

The CDC is warning against acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a polio-like illness that's appeared in children in 22 states this year.

A caravan of about 2,000 Central American migrants is making its way to the US despite threats from Trump. Mexico has sent police to its southern border.

Conservative commentators start a whispering campaign against Jamal Khashoggi designed to insulate President Trump.

Democracy is a hard-won, easily rolled back state of affairs—“from which many secretly yearn to be released.”

Tariff-hacking: Ford has saved $250 million by giving vans it builds in Spain a slight makeover to become "cars."

Tesla ships 100,000 of its Model 3’s. They're now fifth among the latest best-selling sedans.

A 1916 patent envisioned a phonograph in your car to play audio recordings to help you navigate.

The south-western Chinese city of Chengdu plans to launch an illumination satellite, or fake moon, in 2020.

Scientists use puffed rice cereal and milk to model collapse events involving water, such as those that occur in ice shelves.

Since the 1990s, anger is the fastest growing expression on Lego faces. "The decline of joyous Legos is by design."

Confessions of an ATF agent who infiltrated one of L.A.‘s worst motorcycle gangs.

Instagram employees say that projects to tackle its massive harassment problem are understaffed and unprioritized.

Does hearing out the other side make us less polarized? Researchers say perhaps, but not on Twitter.

Google’s "Piano Genie" lets you improvise on a piano "by simply bashing away at eight buttons.

Internet founders, engineers, scholars, and researchers explain how it all went wrong in 15 steps.

Devotees of Ayn Rand, who say that unregulated self-interest is the American way, probably don't know the history of Honduras.

Evidence shows that literature can reshape a reader's mind—even perhaps when thoughts aren't overtly expressed or described.

Artist Me Kyeoung Lee has spent more than 20 years paying tribute to South Korean convenience stores.

A set of revolving bookcases turn a Paris office into an art gallery.

The Nebraska Tourism Commission's new slogan—"Honestly, it's not for everyone"—doesn't appeal to some Nebraskans.

A British sex doll company offers a "discreet" service for widows: creating bespoke dolls that resemble a lost loved one.

In defense of the teenager who baked her grandparent’s ashes into cookies she brought to school.

In case you need some inspiration, some professional female runners going fast on exposed, narrow trails in Chamonix, France.