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Voters cast their ballots at a polling station set up at Grady High School for the mid-term elections last November in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia is set to replace all of its voting machines, which cybersecurity experts had deemed insecure, before the 2020 elections. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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2020 Election: Secure Your Vote

Cyber Experts Warn Of Vulnerabilities Facing 2020 Election Machines

America's elections infrastructure is more secure than it was four years ago, but many lingering weaknesses won't be resolved in time for Election Day next year.

Settler Balmorhea
Disco Ulysses Vulfpeck

A tree grows beneath a power line in the Park DuValle neighborhood of Louisville, Ky. Urban environments can be especially harsh on trees. Sean McMinn/NPR hide caption

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Trees Are Key To Fighting Urban Heat — But Cities Keep Losing Them

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The sounds of pleasant, relaxed bird chatter made eastern grey squirrels resume foraging more quickly after hearing the sounds of a predator, researchers found. Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images hide caption

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The Other Twitterverse: Squirrels Eavesdrop On Birds, Researchers Say

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Resilin Matt Ulery
Hollywood Kisses Kung Fu

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station set up at Grady High School for the mid-term elections last November in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia is set to replace all of its voting machines, which cybersecurity experts had deemed insecure, before the 2020 elections. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Cyber Experts Warn Of Vulnerabilities Facing 2020 Election Machines

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Cello Song The Books & José González
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Ty Cordingly and his dad at a local Gillette diner. He's seen coworkers leave the state for jobs and thinks Wyoming relies too much on the energy industry. Cooper McKim/Wyoming Public Media hide caption

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'It's The Stone Age Of Fossil Fuels': Coal Bankruptcy Tests Wyoming Town

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Ledges Noah Gunderson
DNA Akira Kosemura
FTA Nils Frahm
Pretending Evolution of Stars
Jeep's Blues Duke Ellington
The Fall Rhye
Living Over Greensky Bluegrass
Anew Teen Daze

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection vehicle sits near the wall as President Trump visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in El Centro, Calif., on April 5. This area is one where the Pentagon will spend more resources shifted away from military construction projects. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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These Are The Military Projects Losing Funding To Trump's Border Wall

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Cineramascope Galactic feat. Trombone Shorty and Corey Henry
Sweet Little Lie Nils Frahm
Bullet Proof This Is the Kit

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