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Hacking Is 'A Bit Of A Super Power,' Says Creator Of 'Mr. Robot'

Sam Esmail believes hackers have immense power — the trouble is, superhero psychology isn't always sound. He says his vigilante hacker is driven by narcissism, paranoia, loneliness and pain.

Let Them Knock Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
I Want To Feel Good, Pt. 2 The Bad Plus
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The Vanishing Point Ben Sollee

Greta Horner holds a photo of her and her husband Ed taken a few months before he died. Dan Boyce/Rocky Mountain PBS for Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Fines For Meat Industry's Safety Problems Are 'Embarrassingly Low'

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Futura Battles
John Boy Brad Mehldau

Jeneyah and Earl McDonald sit with their sons Josiah (left), and Justice at their home in Flint, Mich. Jeneyah says she and her husband "don't see a future" in Flint and are considering moving. Laura McDermott for NPR hide caption

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With Federal Aid Set To End, Flint Mother Criticizes Water Efforts

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Bathtubs Royal Canoe

Members of the Refugee Olympic Team have their picture taken with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and UNHCR staff inside the Olympic Village. For the first time in Olympic history, the International Olympic Committee has created a team comprised of refugees competing as the Refugee Olympic Team. Benjamin Loyseau/UNHCR hide caption

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For Refugee Team, Just Being In Rio Is Like Winning Gold

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Dia Santo Jam Da Silva
When U Love Somebody Fruit Bats
Mamãe Quero Ser Pop Strobo

Rami Malek plays Elliot Alderson — a cybersecurity engineer who takes justice into his own hands — in the TV show Mr. Robot. Peter Kramer/USA Network hide caption

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Hacking Is 'A Bit Of A Superpower,' Says Creator Of 'Mr. Robot'

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Clint Eastwood Shawn Lee Ping Pong Orchestra & Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra
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Red-Eye The Album Leaf

Najla cooks for Syria Day at Global Grace Café at the Reformed Church of Highland Park in New Jersey. Najla is from Syria and arrived in the U.S. 10 months ago with her husband and daughter after the United Arab Emirates canceled a residency permit, ending her job at an insurance company. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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As U.S. Politicians Shun Syrian Refugees, Religious Groups Embrace Them

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Leah Dustin O'Halloran
Better Days Graham Nash
B+A The Beta Band

Du Daozheng browses his copy of The Annals of the Chinese Nation, or Yanhuang Chunqiu, in July at his home in Beijing. The 93-year old publisher, a stalwart of the Communist Party's embattled liberal wing, announced publication of the magazine would end after government officials ordered a leadership reshuffle and seized its offices. Gerry Shih/AP hide caption

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Amid Crackdown, China's Last Liberal Magazine Fights For Survival

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Kada Manja (Uproot Andy remix)
Jynweythek Ylow Aphex Twin

Gold medalists, left to right, Katie Ledecky, Allison Schmitt, Leah Smith and Maya DiRado of the United States pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the women's 4 x 200 meter freestyle relay final Wednesday. Clive Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Swimmers Dominate Rio Olympics In Exceptional Showing

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Jacqueline Woodson is also the author of Brown Girl Dreaming, Miracle's Boys, Show Way and Feathers. Juna F. Nagle/Amistad hide caption

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Jacqueline Woodson's New Novel For Adults Has Its Roots In Adolescence

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Emily's Groove Jowee Omicil
Chisa Abdullah Ibrahim

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