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Long Island Woman Charged With Using Bitcoin To Launder Money To Support ISIS

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Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, allegedly used credit cards to buy more than $60,000 in cryptocurrency that she later transferred abroad. The Justice Department says she intended to join ISIS in Syria.

Theo E.J. Wilson: What Happens When A Black Man Goes Undercover In The Alt-Right?

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Youtube activist Theo E.J. Wilson wondered about the people posting racist comments on his videos, and where they were getting their facts. So he adopted a pseudonym and joined their conversation.

Jamie Bartlett: What Goes On In The Secrecy Of The Dark Web?

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When journalist Jamie Bartlett dove into the secret, hidden part of the Internet known as the Dark Web, he was surprised by what he found lurking there.

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SoundCloud's New Leader Is Focused On The Fundamentals

Kerry Trainor, who replaced co-founder Alex Ljung as CEO in August, tells NPR that SoundCloud is not trying to compete with Spotify, saying creators are his main focus.

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How The Food Industry Uses Cavitation, The Ocean's Most Powerful Punch

Cavitation produces a bubble that rapidly collapses and becomes hotter than the sun's surface. The mantis shrimp uses it, and now so do food and drink firms, to improve flavors — from yogurt to beer.

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FCC Repeals 'Net Neutrality' Rules For Internet Providers

After a brief security evacuation, the agency voted to undo Obama-era regulations that prohibit cable and telecom companies from blocking access to websites and apps or influencing how fast they load.

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Washington Governor Promises State Action On Net Neutrality Protections

A day ahead of a vote by the Federal Communications Commission on a plan to undo the country's net-neutrality rules, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday that he and other state leaders will take steps to protect consumers regardless of the outcome.

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2017 OPB Special Coverage Packages

Some stories this year could not be told with just a single article. For its more complex stories, OPB combined resources to curate investigative pieces, cultural phenomena, historic moments and more.

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'Oregon Art Beat' 2017: Animation Revolution, A Stellar Experience Of Art And More

A look back at "Oregon Art Beat's" year of animation, natural wonders of light and lack there of, timeless voices and more.

Election | Nation | Technology

As FCC Prepares Net-Neutrality Vote, Study Finds Millions of Fake Comments

The federal agency is about to decide if all Internet traffic should be treated equally. And yet among 22 million comments the FCC received, many were fake. Some are calling for a delay on the vote.

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How A Female Engineer Built A Public Case Against A Sexual Harasser In Silicon Valley

Niniane Wang, an experienced engineer with a startup incubator, says she was harassed by a male investor. She wanted to be certain that when she came forward, she wouldn't be ignored.

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FCC's Pai: 'Heavy-Handed' Net Neutrality Rules Are Stifling The Internet

The FCC chairman says repealing net neutrality is a needed return to a "free-market-based" Internet. One opponent says Ajit Pai's plan "would end the Internet as we know it."

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'I Came, I Saw, I Selfied': How Instagram Transformed The Way We Experience Art

Immersive exhibits, such as "Infinity Mirrors" and Artechouse, are driving people to museums in search of the perfect snapshot. The craze is changing the way we experience art in the Instagram-era.