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A Hubble Space Telescope image of the Ant Nebula. Astrophysicist Adam Frank spent last week at an international meeting in Hong Kong trying to understand the science of what these objects tell us about the last gasp of dying stars like the sun. NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team hide caption

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Ben Hansen (left) watches data on a hand-held device as Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Matt Benedict throws a ball. Benedict is wearing sensors that recorded 39 sets of measurements. Tamara Lush/AP hide caption

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What's Up Those Baseball Sleeves? Lots Of Data, And Privacy Concerns

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Protesters gather outside the Massachusetts State House in Boston for a July 28 demonstration against a bill that would require state agencies to collected detailed data on Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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'Racist Bill'? Chinese Immigrants Protest Effort To Collect More Asian-American Data

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Mohammad Al Abdallah, the executive director of the Syria Justice and Accountability Centre, shows a video that was posted to YouTube of illegal cluster bombing in Syria. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Activists Build Human Rights Abuse Cases With Help From Cellphone Videos

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Protesters march during a May Day demonstration outside of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office on May 1, 2017 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Communication Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler joins hands with Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel ahead of a February 2015 hearing in Washington, D.C. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Can Big Data Help Head Off Police Misconduct?

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The Kavli HUMAN Project aims to capture data over 20 years based on the lives of 10,000 people, centered in New York. Ferran Traité Soler/iStockphoto hide caption

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From the Apple and FBI dispute in the U.S. to a legal case in Brazil involving the WhatsApp messaging service, U.S. tech companies are finding themselves subject to widely varying laws for cooperating with local police. William Volcov/Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty Images hide caption

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For U.S. Tech Firms Abroad And Data In The Cloud, Whose Laws Apply?

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Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign sued the DNC on Friday to regain access to its voter data files. But access was restored out of court after the DNC says the campaign provided them with information about data they had breached from rival Hillary Clinton's files due to a software glitch. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Sanders Campaign: DNC Blocking Voter Data Is Overkill, Breach Of Contract

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Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie campaigns in Manchester, N.H., in August. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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PAC Supporting Christie Scoops Up Voter Data Across New Hampshire

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