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Space Billboards Are Just the Latest Orbital Stunt

In January 2018, Rocket Lab sent a surprise to orbit. Along with its normal payloads, the launch company deployed a shiny object it dubbed the Humanity Star—basically a 3-foot-wide disco ball. Its reflective surface would shine down on Earth’s inhabitants, visible to the naked eye for a few months. “No ...

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Trump and Kim Jong-un to Hold Second Summit Meeting Next Month

Supported by Trump and Kim Jong-un to Hold Second Summit Meeting Next Month Image The location and the date of the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, will be announced later, the White House said.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times By Mark Landler and David E. ...

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AT&T to Advertise on YouTube Again After a Nearly 2-Year Holdout

Supported by AT&T to Advertise on YouTube Again After a Nearly 2-Year Holdout Image AT&T pulled its advertising from YouTube in 2017 because it was appearing near offensive content too often.CreditCreditMike Blake/Reuters By Sapna Maheshwari Jan. 18, 2019 AT&T thinks YouTube is safe for advertisers again. The company, one of ...

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Pharma Spending on Doctors Is Correlated With Opioid Deaths

It’s no secret that the pharmaceutical industry wields big influence over doctors who prescribe painkillers. But the data is mounting on the extent of that relationship, and the many thousands of lives it has cost. This week came new revelations that the family that owned a major drug firm spent ...

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A Favorite Restaurant in Syria Led ISIS to Americans

Supported by A Favorite Restaurant in Syria Led ISIS to Americans Video In Manbij, Syria, U.S. officials would walk through the market and eat at restaurants. Then on Jan. 16, a suicide bomber killed four Americans and at least 12 others, and a place once seen by many as a ...

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Theresa May, Britain’s Lady of Perpetual Crisis

Supported by Theresa May, Britain’s Lady of Perpetual Crisis Image Prime Minister Theresa May listening as the opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke on Wednesday.CreditCreditMark Duffy/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Ellen Barry Jan. 16, 2019 LONDON — It’s Wednesday morning. Theresa May’s career is over, as a glance at the ...

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