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    Sea Level Could Rise at Least 6 Meters

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    Though the dwarf planet is now behind it, the spacecraft’s science returns are only just beginning

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    The Problem with Artificial Willpower

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    What Is the Big Secret Surrounding Stingray Surveillance?

    State and local law enforcement agencies across the U.S. are setting up fake cell towers to gather mobile data, but few will admit it

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