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Here Are the Outrageous Incentives That Losing Cities Offered Amazon for HQ2

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Nov. 14 2018 4:56 PMThe California Wildfires Affect Animals Too. Here’s How They’re Coping.They have a host of survival tactics, and they’re more resilient than you think.
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Nov. 14 2018 4:21 PMThe Dictator of Chechnya Is Back on Instagram
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Nov. 14 2018 3:13 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Fanning Future Flames
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Nov. 13 2018 2:12 PMReport: Facebook Failed to Closely Monitor Data Given to Device Makers
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Nov. 13 2018 7:30 AMWe Finally Understand That Gender Isn’t Binary. Sex Isn’t, Either.As a bone researcher, I’ve long understood that our physical bodies have a broader spectrum than we tend to think.
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Nov. 12 2018 3:06 PMThe View From the GroundA wildland firefighter on how fires have transformed since his career began 20 years ago.
Medical Examiner
Nov. 12 2018 9:59 AMDoctors End Up Treating the Emotional Devastation Trump’s Policies CauseThe external costs of our newly exclusionary policies show up as anxiety and depression in real people.
Medical Examiner
Nov. 12 2018 5:45 AMShould Pregnant Women Take Anti-Anxiety Medication? Some Have No Choice.The relentless focus on fetal purity was one of the hardest things I faced during my already tough pregnancy.
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Nov. 10 2018 9:00 AMWhat Happened Beyond the Western FrontIn the Middle East during World War I, the British invented the military technologies and techniques that inspired the tactics of WWII.
The Industry
Nov. 9 2018 4:03 PMAmazon Will Finally Start Selling Apple Products—Except for the One It Wants to Beat
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Nov. 9 2018 2:01 PMA Vox Co-Founder Got Doxed on Twitter by a Hate-Spewing Incel, and Twitter Allowed ItIf verified users with huge followings can’t get Twitter to enforce its safety rules, what hope does everyone else have?
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Nov. 9 2018 7:30 AMScales of InjusticeWhat happened when I tried to buy illegal pangolin parts in China.
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Nov. 8 2018 3:52 PMCanada Post Leaks Private Data of Cannabis Buyers
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Nov. 8 2018 11:43 AMWas the Latest Online Propaganda Campaign Busted by Facebook the Work of Russian Trolls?Or trolls impersonating Russian trolls?
Science
Nov. 7 2018 5:49 PMThe Midterms Were a Mixed Bag for Climate ChangeOn Tuesday, a small but energized climate bloc was elected to Congress while two important state renewable initiatives were struck down.
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Nov. 14 2018 4:49 PMAmazon’s Prime Real EstateAn employment economist explains what cities had to gain from the company’s HQ2 contest—and what they had to lose.
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Nov. 14 2018 3:54 PMThe FBI Says Hate Crimes Are Soaring. It Actually Has No Idea.We could have fixed this problem years ago. We didn’t.
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Nov. 14 2018 1:35 PMCongress and States Have Failed to Protect Broadband Privacy. Now Cities Are Stepping In.
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Nov. 13 2018 10:58 AMPaper Trails for AllThanks to Russia, voting machines may be more secure than ever in 2020.
Science
Nov. 12 2018 8:38 PMThe Scary Reach of the Camp Fire’s FlamesIt’s not just the people who are directly in the fire’s destructive path that are in danger. Smoke is causing bad air quality in a large swath of the state.
The Industry
Nov. 12 2018 1:54 PMFacebook Went Down for a Lot of Users on Monday
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Nov. 12 2018 7:30 AMCan We Make Electric Scooters Work on College Campuses?Students want scooters. They also want to be safe.
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Nov. 10 2018 6:24 PMFueling the FireTrump thinks logging will stop the burning in California. It won’t.
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Nov. 9 2018 4:42 PMPayPal Banned the Proud Boys and Three Antifa Groups
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Nov. 9 2018 3:27 PMIn Addition to Everything Else, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Is a Climate SkepticHe also thinks the Exxon Mobil investigation is unconstitutional.
Medical Examiner
Nov. 9 2018 11:04 AMGinsburg’s Prudence Likely Helped Her Admittedly Worrisome PrognosisFalls don’t seem like that big of a deal, but they’re often a tell for an underlying issue, or a catalyst for future complications.
Science
Nov. 8 2018 6:19 PMThe Science Wave in Congress Doesn’t MatterDemocrats are rejoicing over sending so many scientists to Washington. What about the ones who were already there?
The Industry
Nov. 8 2018 2:53 PMGoogle Ends Forced Arbitration for Sexual Misconduct Claims After Employee Walkout
The Industry
Nov. 7 2018 7:09 PMWhy Social Media’s Misinformation Problem Will Never Be FixedFacebook and others have gotten more serious about hoaxes, hate speech, propaganda, and foreign election interference. Here’s how it helped in the midterms—and why they aren’t going away.
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Nov. 7 2018 3:02 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: “Alexa, Cast My Ballot for Me.”

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