The Call-In: Retailers Decline While Amazon Grows

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Henry Tsai (front) and Yasyf Mohamedali created Hi From The Other Side, a website that connects people with opposing political views online and then gets them to meet in real life. Asma Khalid/WBUR hide caption

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Tech Creates Our Political Echo Chambers. It Might Also Be A Solution

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The number of people who have been asked to hand over their cellphones and passwords by Customs and Border Protection agents has increased nearly threefold in recent years. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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More Travelers Entering U.S. Are Being Asked For Their Cellphones And Passwords

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"When you have kids, and when life is just going by faster and faster, you just forget things so easily," says David. "And you think you're not going to forget, but you do," adds Annie. Bethany Froelich/Courtesy of Annie Hudson and David VonDerLinn hide caption

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Preserving Memories: In Emails To A Toddler, A Window Into Her Parents' Love

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How Misinformation Spreads On The Internet

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This March 28, 2017, photo shows Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., leaving a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill. A top aide to President Donald Trump urged the primary defeat of Amash in a tweet. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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What Is The Hatch Act? And What Does It Mean For Government Employees And Twitter?

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Esra'a: Would You Speak Up ... Even If It's Dangerous?

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A now-deleted tweet from @ALT_USCIS was included in a complaint Twitter filed against the Department of Homeland Security. Twitter says DHS tried to unmask the user behind this account, which has "expressed dissent in a range of different ways," including this early tweet that "the author apparently believed cast doubt on the Administration's immigration policy." Twitter/U.S. District Court Northern District of California hide caption

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Amazon To Refund Millions In Unauthorized In-App Purchases

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In Pepsi's new ad, model Kendall Jenner joins a protest march and hands a soda to a police officer. Following a widespread backlash, the company announced on Wednesday that it would halt a wider rollout of the video. Pepsi/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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After Uproar, Pepsi Halts Rollout Of Controversial Protest-Themed Ad

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It is time for us to assess the pros and cons of the tweetstorm, the thread, the whatever and figure out just what it all means. diego_cervo/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Chicago police have arrested two teenage boys and are looking for several other suspects in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed on Facebook Live. Legal experts say some charges may be possible for those who watched online, but that they could be difficult to prove. Nova Safo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Should Viewers Of Facebook Live Gang Rape Face Charges?

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Tim Berners-Lee still largely sees the potential of the Web, but it has not turned out to be the complete cyber Utopian dream he had hoped. Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Digital lenders are pulling in all kinds of data, like purchases, SAT scores and public records. TCmake_photo/iStockphoto hide caption

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Will Using Artificial Intelligence To Make Loans Trade One Kind Of Bias For Another?

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Tenor Scott Joiner and mezzo-soprano Viktoria Falcone try to find love via Tinder in a still from Connection Lost: The Tinder Opera. YouTube hide caption

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'The Tinder Opera' Creators Hope You Swipe Right On Online Opera

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