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NY State Attorney General On Why He's Going After Fake Social Media Accounts

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The logo of Fuji Xerox Co., the joint venture between Fujifilm Holdings and Xerox, is displayed outside the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The FCC said Tuesday that the false alert of a ballistic missile sent in Hawaii on Jan. 13 occurred when the worker in charge of alerts confused a drill for a real missile emergency. A highway sign in Honolulu corrects the error. Cory Lum/AP hide caption

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Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett (left) in 2017; Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, in 2013; and JP Morgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon in 2013. Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and JPMorgan Chase are teaming up to create a health care company announced Tuesday that is "free from profit-making incentives and constraints." AP hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show. Revelations about emissions experiments on humans and monkeys, paid for by German automakers, have drawn global outrage from politicians, animal rights activists and environmentalists. Michael Probst/AP hide caption

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Fitness data collected by the Strava exercise tracking company shows movements of personnel at U.S. and allied bases in Afghanistan and elsewhere, analysts say. Strava Heat Map; Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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What Kind of Screen Time Parent Are You? Take This Quiz And Find Out

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Montana Pushes Back On FCC Ruling To Enforce Net Neutrality

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Pennsylvania is one of the states that mostly rely on antiquated voting machines that store votes electronically, without printed ballots or other paper-based backups that could be used to double-check the balloting. There's almost no way to know if they've accurately recorded individual votes, or if anyone tampered with the count. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Intelligence Community Looking At Crowdsourcing For Predicting Geopolitical Events

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Anne Milgram: How Can Smarter Statistics Help Us Fight Crime?

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Mona Chalabi: How Can We Tell The Good Statistics From The Bad Ones?

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Alan Smith: Why Do We Trust Intuition Over Even The Most Reliable Numbers?

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