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The Two-Way
1:18 pm
Fri July 3, 2015

Pilot In Solar-Powered Plane Sets Aviation Record

A sun-powered airplane has landed in Hawaii after a five-day journey from Japan that smashed the previous record of 76 hours for the longest duration nonstop solo flight.

Pilot André Borschberg set the Solar Impulse 2 down on the tarmac at Kalaeloa Airport outside Honolulu after flying for 120 hours from Nagoya, his team reports.

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Music Interviews
12:20 pm
Fri July 3, 2015

Pokey LaFarge Mines His Midwestern Roots, Finds 'Something In The Water'

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Movie Interviews
12:20 pm
Fri July 3, 2015

It's All In Your Head: Director Pete Docter Gets Emotional In 'Inside Out'

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The Two-Way
11:22 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Parts Of Social-Sharing Site Reddit Go Dark In Apparent User Revolt

The popular Reddit question-and-answer section /r/IAmA, along with hundreds of others, have shut down in an apparent protest over the dismissal of a key figure at the social sharing site.
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Originally published on Fri July 3, 2015 12:50 pm

An Internet insurrection is taking place on Reddit, where moderators have shut down many of the social sharing site's most popular sections in an apparent protest over the dismissal of Victoria Taylor.

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The Two-Way
11:22 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Iceland's Pirate Party Wins Repeal Of Blasphemy Law

Originally published on Fri July 3, 2015 11:46 am

Iceland's minority Pirate Party has its first major legislative victory — repealing a 75-year-old blasphemy law that made it a crime to "ridicule or insult" the teachings of a legally recognized religious community.

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