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It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

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Wed, 28 Jul 2021 07:40:09 GMT
Ecuador revokes citizenship of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
An Ecuadorian court on Monday ruled in favor of revoking the citizenship of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, according to a judgment published by the Judicial Branch of Ecuador.
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Tue, 27 Jul 2021 09:22:50 GMT
First person charged under Hong Kong national security law
The first person to be tried under Hong Kong's sweeping national security law faces life in prison after being found guilty of inciting secession and terrorism in a landmark court ruling. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports from the High Court in Hong Kong.
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Wed, 28 Jul 2021 12:04:00 GMT
Tanzania's President gets coronavirus vaccine on TV, reversing country's policy of Covid denial
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Wednesday launched the country's Covid-19 vaccination campaign after receiving just over a million Johnson & Johnson shots donated by the United States through the COVAX scheme. 
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Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:40:53 GMT
Canada's first Indigenous governor general is installed
Indigenous leader and advocate Mary Simon has been installed as Canada's governor general.
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Wed, 28 Jul 2021 07:35:31 GMT
Google revenue jumps 62%, fueled by demand for online advertising
This time last year, Google was starting to feel the early pandemic slump as large parts of the global economy shut down. On Tuesday, the company showed just how far it's come since.
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Tue, 27 Jul 2021 21:33:12 GMT
Vaccine shortage holds back developing world as rich economies roar ahead
The economic outlook for rich countries is getting better while developing economies are falling behind.
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Wed, 28 Jul 2021 12:35:23 GMT
Amazon is everywhere. Here's how the US could break it up
On any given day, you might receive a package you ordered from Amazon, log onto a website hosted by Amazon, ask an Amazon device about the weather and grab groceries at a Whole Foods owned by Amazon. Amazon is more than just the "everything store." It's become something of an "everything company" that touches nearly every corner of our lives and the economy.
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Mon, 26 Jul 2021 22:33:07 GMT
A surprising tech company could be next to join the Dow
Chip giant Nvidia is the ninth-most valuable company in the S&P 500. With a market capitalization of almost $500 billion, the company is now worth nearly as much as semiconductor rivals Intel, Advanced Micro Devices and Qualcomm — combined. Could Nvidia soon wind up listed on the venerable Dow, too?
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Tue, 27 Jul 2021 12:31:39 GMT
Jeff Bezos offers NASA $2 billion to get Blue Origin back in the moon race
Jeff Bezos wants to spot NASA up to $2 billion in a bid to reignite the battle for space between his rocket company Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX.
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Wed, 28 Jul 2021 18:38:19 +0200
Attacked, rejected and harassed: Asians around the world speak out on workplace discrimination

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Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:44:32 GMT
US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters
If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.
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Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:14:00 GMT
Miami's Little Haiti wasn't a target for developers. Until the seas started to rise

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Fri, 12 Jul 2019 09:20:40 GMT
How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.
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Fri, 06 Jul 2018 03:52:33 GMT
The unexpected side effects of tall buildings
It's three o'clock. You're at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window, hoping for some relief, but instead you feel a headache coming on.
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Fri, 23 Jul 2021 13:05:33 GMT
People in Japan thought skate culture was dangerous. Now it's going mainstream
A teenager leaps into the air on his skateboard before thudding to the ground. Nearby, his friend rotates a board on his head while another uses zig-zags down concrete steps.
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Mon, 19 Jul 2021 10:09:11 GMT
Researchers identify 14 living descendants of Leonardo da Vinci's family
Decades-long research into Leonardo da Vinci's purported remains has revealed how many people currently alive can claim to be descendants of the family of the Renaissance genius and "Mona Lisa" painter: It's 14.
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Wed, 21 Jul 2021 13:22:23 GMT
Dolly Parton recreates iconic Playboy cover
The celebrity fragrance may be primed for a comeback, with Dolly Parton announcing that her first-ever perfume, "Dolly -- Scent From Above," will launch Monday.
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Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:59:06 GMT
Lessons from Amazonia's remotest tribes
When you know Sebastião Salgado studied economics, something clicks in the great photographer's work. All the dots join up: the goldrush in Brazil, the oil fires in Kuwait, the famine in Ethiopia -- economics as an inescapable force, shaping lives and bending the planet to its will.
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Tue, 27 Jul 2021 01:47:44 GMT
The amazing vacation homes you can buy for $1 million
Vacation homes are one of those things that many people aspire to.
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Sat, 24 Jul 2021 08:51:07 GMT
Airbnb suspends host for refusing vaccinated couple
Which countries are tightening their Covid corsets and which are letting it all hang loose? CNN Travel reveals all in our latest weekend round-up.
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Wed, 01 Jan 2020 00:25:54 GMT
Meet the scientist trying to travel back in time
The past, it has been said, is a foreign country. And sometimes it's another country we yearn to visit.
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Wed, 21 Jul 2021 10:57:28 GMT
China debuts world's fastest train
A maglev bullet train that can reach speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) has made its debut in Qingdao, China.
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Sun, 18 Jul 2021 14:54:03 GMT
The abandoned airport terminal where everything still works
"The first thing you notice about New Orleans are the burying grounds -- the cemeteries -- one of the best things there are here" wrote Bob Dylan in his 2004 book "Chronicles: Volume One."
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Fri, 16 Jul 2021 11:48:46 GMT
The ghost towns left behind by an oil boom
Past the small arched door, a narrow spiral stair leads up to the top of the windswept minaret, still standing tall even as almost everything around it has crumbled.
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Sun, 18 Jul 2021 17:59:48 GMT
When a woman stole his dog, this man didn't press charges. Instead, he's paying for her drug rehab
Drug addiction sabotaged Brayden Morton for five years. During that span, he attempted to get clean of fentanyl 16 times before he was successful.
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Thu, 15 Jul 2021 23:52:11 GMT
The assassination of Haiti's president is the latest challenge for CNN Heroes serving their nation
Before the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, CNN Heroes and their non-profits already faced significant challenges serving their communities. Yet they have found ways to step up and make Haiti a better place, often in the face of gang violence and a lack of resources.
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Sun, 11 Jul 2021 21:17:34 GMT
This restaurant owner spends his free time fixing old cars and donating them to people in need
When Eliot Middleton was a little boy, he followed his father around everywhere, watching the talented mechanic carefully fix car after car.
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Wed, 28 Jul 2021 18:38:19 +0200
Card hits market with $200 cash rewards bonus

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Wed, 28 Jul 2021 18:38:19 +0200
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