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What You Need to Know About the Greatest Threat to Voting in America

What You Need to Know About the Greatest Threat to Voting in America

With midterm elections looming, partisan redistricting could be the biggest political issue of 2022.

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Abortion Funds: What They Are and How They Work

Abortion Funds: What They Are and How They Work

Abortion funds have been working to connect people with the resources they need to get abortions. Here's what you need to know about these grassroots efforts.

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9 Great Reads From CNET This Week: Schools, Meta VR, Foldable Phones and More

9 Great Reads From CNET This Week: Schools, Meta VR, Foldable Phones and More

We look at the intersection of national politics and local schools, get a peek at some VR prototypes, consider the foldable phones likely to be heading our way, and lots more.

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With Roe Overturned, Your Abortion Searches Could Become Criminal Evidence

With Roe Overturned, Your Abortion Searches Could Become Criminal Evidence

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade comes with a host of privacy concerns for people seeking health care.

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When Local Papers Fold, Polarization Rises

When Local Papers Fold, Polarization Rises

Without local newsrooms, communities suffer. But experts have ways we can stem the flow.

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Apple, Disney, Others Speak Out on Supreme Court Overturning Roe

Apple, Disney, Others Speak Out on Supreme Court Overturning Roe

Some companies have said they'll cover expenses for employees who need to seek health care out of state.

FDA Ban on Juul E-Cigarettes Gets Put On Hold for Now

FDA Ban on Juul E-Cigarettes Gets Put On Hold for Now

A court grants an emergency hold on a ban by the Food and Drug Administration. It'll rule later on the possibility of a longer hold while the ban gets appealed.

Apple AR Headset to Be Announced in January 2023, Analyst Says

Apple AR Headset to Be Announced in January 2023, Analyst Says

It will likely be Apple's most complicated product ever, Ming-Chi Kuo writes.

The Most Important Battery for EVs May Not Be in the Car

The Most Important Battery for EVs May Not Be in the Car

Battery buffering could allow more cars to charge in less time.

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'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Just Plain Blew the Ending

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Just Plain Blew the Ending

The Star Wars series was a blast -- till the finale.

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Cybercriminals Steal $100 Million in Cryptocurrency

Cybercriminals Steal $100 Million in Cryptocurrency

The criminals hacked Horizon, a so-called blockchain bridge developed by the startup Harmony.

NASA Delays Mission to the Valuable Asteroid Psyche

NASA Delays Mission to the Valuable Asteroid Psyche

The launch window closes Oct. 11, and NASA won't be ready in time.

Sonic Origins Review: Classic Game Collection Put Me in a Better Mood

Sonic Origins Review: Classic Game Collection Put Me in a Better Mood

It's too expensive, but the 2D Sonic games have never looked better, and this collection includes some excellent bells and whistles that'll delight longtime fans.

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