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A DHS Official Says He Was Punished for Not Pushing Trump’s Agenda

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AI Ruined Chess. Now, It’s Making the Game Beautiful Again

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The First ‘Dune’ Trailer Makes Some Epic Promises

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For taking notes, nothing beats putting pen to paper—though this E Ink tablet tries very hard.