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Chris Kraft, 1st Flight Director for NASA, Dies at 95

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Behind America’s late leap into orbit and triumphant small step on the moon was the agile mind and guts-of-steel of Chris Kraft, making split-second decisions that propelled the nation to once unimaginable heights. Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA’s Mission Control, died Monday in Houston, just two days after the 50th anniversary of […]

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This former SolarCity exec is trying to reinvent 2 parts of the solar business

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GivePower is a nonprofit working to develop projects in underserved areas. The organization recently finished a project at the Standing Rock Reservation for the Sioux Nation tribe. GivePower was started by for SolarCity executive Hayes Barnard, who is also CEO of Loanpal, a company that facilitates financing for residential solar projects. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]

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Democrats to Press Republicans on Election Security Ahead of Mueller Testimony

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Congressional Democrats will ask Republicans to pass legislation to improve election security, ahead of special counsel Robert Mueller’s planned testimony to Congress Wednesday on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. House and Senate Democrats are expected to issue their call Tuesday in a press conference at the Senate, and plan to highlight several House-passed bills […]

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Nintendo slammed with new lawsuit that claims the company knowingly sold Switch controllers that were broken (NTDOY)

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Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith, a firm that specializes in federal and state class-action lawsuits, filed a suit against Nintendo “for claims relating to alleged defects in the Joy-Con controllers” for the Switch console. The lawsuit claims that the Switch’s $80 Joy-Con controllers “contain a defect that can result in the joystick moving or activating […]

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A retired Navy fighter pilot said Top Gun’s stunning new trailer nearly gave him ‘speed rush’ it was so real

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The trailer for ‘Top Gun: Maverick” dropped last week. The new film catches up with Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, who’s still flying 33 years after the original came out. INSIDER spoke to two retired naval aviators, including a former TOPGUN instructor, who revealed what’s most realistic about the new trailer. It’s not all volleyball on the […]

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US to Expand Rapid Deportation Nationwide with Sweeping New Rule

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Monday it will order more speedy deportations of immigrants who crossed illegally and are caught anywhere in the United States, expanding a program typically applied only along the southern border with Mexico. The rule set to be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday would apply “expedited […]