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Friday Headlines: Tick-tock, tick-tock.

After leaving more than 60% of Puerto Rico without power, Hurricane Irma slows to a Category 4, and is on a path to reach the Florida Keys on Saturday and Miami on Sunday.

"As soon as I went outside, I realized how panicked people were." Florida's highways and airports are clogged with those trying to evacuate.

Here are the latest Irma-related watches and warnings in effect.

Off its southern coast, Mexico experiences its most powerful earthquake in 100 years, killing 15 and triggering multiple tsunami warnings.

Hackers have accessed a wealth of personal information for at least 143 million people in an attack on Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit agencies.

Why Equifax has records on 143 million people in the first place: Credit reporting agencies don't need your permission to collect your data.

Check whether you were affected in the breach at Equifax's new security website, which itself will be hacked in a matter of hours.

"The scope of Trump's commitment to whiteness is matched only by the depth of popular disbelief in the power of whiteness." Your weekend must-read: Ta-Nehisi Coates, "The First White President."

The Houston boss of the HEB grocery chain explains how he kept stores stocked during the chaos of Harvey.

A group of futurists list the books they think we'll need to rebuild—if not merely sustain—civilization.

"Computers are awfully good at seeing patterns." Radiologists predict a future where they're replaced by AI.

Whether or not women reveal their salary history during job interviews, they're punished with lower wages.

“It’s unclear whether drugmakers are purposely ignoring what they know of Omics’s reputation or are genuinely confused amid the profusion of noncredible journals—none were willing to discuss their involvement in any depth.” Sketchy medical journals are profiting off fake science news.

Stadium deals typically screw cities, which pay an average of 75% of costs. Not Seattle.

Dennis Rodman, still visiting North Korea regularly, goes skiing and horseback riding with Kim Jong Un.

Skiing in China has evolved from survival to sport.

“You must wait four minutes for the device to recharge in its slick flip-phone-sized charger before smoking another, but you can’t help but notice your leg has stopped shaking.” A dedicated smoker visits Philip Morris’s Swiss headquarters only to be told, in so many words, he needs to quit.

Twin Peaks may, as we now know, be infinite. Still, here's the order you should watch and read all of it.

This is either metronomes set to Bach’s “Prelude and Fugue No. 3” or the other way around.

Haywire Hopper in Trump's world.