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Coronavirus made simple

The CDC does not suggest wearing a mask if you’re healthy (a virus is too small to be filtered by a “regular” mask). 

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Anti-vaxxers cause outbreaks and misery

The number of kids under age two who aren’t vaccinated has quadrupled over the past two decades, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Drones torment at London airport

Over 800 flights were canceled, stranding more than 150,000 people. The government ordered the army to use military equipment to secure the site.

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An e-scooter death

E-scooters have been dropped in many major cities in order to provide quick, last minute transportation, often between a mass transit stop and a final destination.

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Day two: Zuckerberg under fire

House members were generally more pointed and insistent than their Senate counterparts, grilling the billionaire on his company’s use of data.

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Uber suspends driverless car program

Big-name automakers, like General Motors and Toyota, and tech giants Uber and Alphabet, Inc., are dropping billions of dollars in technology that has resulted in this latest fatality.

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The science of conformity

Ever notice that people agree with the group even though they know the group is wrong? There’s a reason.