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In the new season of Black Mirror, Bryce Dallas Howard plays a young woman in a future just a little ahead of our own, where everyone uses a smartphone to rate the people they encounter. David Dettmann/Netflix hide caption

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'Black Mirror' Is Back, Reflecting Our Technological Fears

The Peabody Award-winning series returns for a third season, with six new episodes picking apart our fear of — and dependence on — technology. And it's more consistently compelling than ever.

In the ongoing scandal engulfing Wells Fargo, the bank says it fired wrongdoers. But some workers say they were trying to blow the whistle and Wells Fargo fired them. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Workers Say Wells Fargo Unfairly Scarred Their Careers

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump laugh during Thursday's Al Smith Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria New York hotel. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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At Al Smith Dinner, Donald Trump Turns Friendly Roast Into 3-Alarm Fire

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Boney M Down Lindstrom & Prins Thomas
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A new policy statement says kids as young as 15 months can learn from media when a caregiver is present and involved. TongRo Images Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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American Academy Of Pediatrics Lifts 'No Screens Under 2' Rule

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Police Gen. Abdulkareem al-Jubouri (center) meets with other police officers outside of Mosul. The police are eager to reclaim their home city from the Islamic State, but some police officers speak openly of seeking revenge. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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When Mosul's Cops Return, Will They Seek Reconciliation Or Revenge?

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Artificial Death In the West Death Grips
Inspector Norse Todd Terje
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Structure No. 3 Badbadnotgood
Here Comes the Meter Man The Meters
The River Chromatics
Cherry (Instrumental) Chromatics

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'Black Mirror' Is Back, Reflecting Our Technological Fears

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Never Catch Me (feat. Kendrick Lamar) (Instrumental) Flying Lotus
Dead Man's Tetris Flying Lotus & Captain Murphy

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Steinem: For Feminism, A Clinton Win Would Be Helpful But 'Only One Step'

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A protester holds up a street sign with President Robert Mugabe name on it as Zimbabwe opposition supporters clash with police during a protest march for electoral reforms on August 26, 2016 in Harare. Riots erupted in Zimbabwe's capital Harare after police fired tear gas and beat protesters who responded by throwing stones in the latest of a string of tense demonstrations. Wilfred Kajese/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Hashtags And Pop-Up Protests Topple A Leader?

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They Came To America And Found Love. But First, They Found 'Love' In A Dictionary

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Sigue Sus Ojos Caravana
Changes Faul & Wad Ad, Pnau

Subway passengers receive whistles at the Pantitlan Metro Station in Mexico City in July as part of a campaign aimed at preventing sexual assaults against women on public transportation. Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mexico City's Plan To Fight Sexual Assault: Whistles On The Subway

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Despite cybersecurity and hacks being a constant issue during the campaign, neither Donald Trump, nor Hillary Clinton professes to have expertise in this policy area. Mark Ralston/AP hide caption

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Cyber Aggression Takes A Back Seat To Other Presidential Campaign Issues

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