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Major automakers like Jaguar develop all-electric race cars to compete in Formula E. Here Mitch Evans, in a Jaguar, leads rivals during the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in New York City on July 11. Handout/Jaguar Racing via Getty Images hide caption

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With A Whirr, Not A Roar, Auto Racing Drives Toward An Electric Future

Formula E is an all-electric auto race — like Formula 1, but battery-powered. And some of the innovation seen on the race track could eventually make it to your driveway.

Major automakers like Jaguar develop all-electric race cars to compete in Formula E. Here Mitch Evans, in a Jaguar, leads rivals during the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in New York City on July 11. Handout/Jaguar Racing via Getty Images hide caption

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With A Whirr, Not A Roar, Auto Racing Drives Toward An Electric Future

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Israeli company NSO Group's spyware was used to spy on journalists, human rights activists and political dissidents in several countries. A former U.N. adviser says this type of spyware is a threat to democracy. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former U.N. Adviser Says Global Spyware Is A Threat To Democracy

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INTERACTIVE: THE JOY GENERATOR — Feeling blah? Science shows you can boost happiness by taking time for small moments of delight. NPR hide caption

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Joy Generator: How Soothing Sounds Can Bring Inner Peace

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Dr. Jerome Adams, then the U.S. surgeon general, talks to reporters at the White House in December. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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The CDC Must Rethink Its Mask Guidance, Says Former U.S. Surgeon General

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