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All of the things you need to know now from the editors of TIME

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Here’s How Much Freelancing Pays Now — It’s More Than a Typical 9-to-5 Job

12/10/2017
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Thinking about freelancing? Turns out, it pays great. Freelancers in the U.S. make an average of $31 an hour, which comes out to 17% more than the typical full-time employed worker, according to a survey from Payoneer. The digital payment company polled about 1,000 freelancers in a range of finance, tech, and creative roles, and found that the burgeoning population of gig workers in the U.S. is a well paid one, pretty much across the board. Compared to the rest of the world, freelancing in...

Duration: 00:02:55


ICAN Receives Nobel Peace Prize For Nuclear Ban

12/10/2017
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When Beatrice Fihn received a call on Oct. 6 informing the 35-year-old Swede that her group, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, she suspected a possible prank. Not that you should blame her—ICAN is just 10 years old, and the group’s aims can seem positively fanciful: the complete elimination of the world’s roughly 15,000 nuclear warheads.

Duration: 00:02:38


How The Senate Tax Bill Would Affect You, Based on Your Income

12/10/2017
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The Republicans' Senate tax bill, named the Republican Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed in the early hours of Saturday, Dec. 2. It could impact everything from health care to college savings. But how would the tax bill affect you personally? While nothing is final until the House and Senate hash out a joint bill and it's signed by President Donald Trump, number crunchers are already looking at how the tax bill would affect taxpayers.

Duration: 00:06:15


Nikki Haley: President Trump's Sexual Misconduct Accusers Should be Heard

12/10/2017
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(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday that women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Donald Trump. "I know that he was elected, but women should always feel comfortable coming forward. And we should all be willing to listen to them," Nikki Haley said on CBS' "Face the Nation.

Duration: 00:01:42


See Astonishing Images of the California Wildfires From Space

12/10/2017
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The high ground of space often makes the Earth's grandest features shrink to invisibility. You can't really see the great Wall of China from orbit—at least not with the unaided eye. You certainly can't see Hoover Dam or the Empire State Building or Beijing's sprawling Forbidden City. But you can see nature—both at its magnificent best and its terrifying worst.

Duration: 00:03:08


Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is About to Hit Theaters. Here's What to Know Now

12/10/2017
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With less than a month to go until the Star Wars: The Last Jedi release date, fans are gearing up for a long-awaited return to the galaxy far, far away. The Rian Johnson-directed Star Wars Episode VIII is set to hit theaters on Dec.

Duration: 00:09:50


Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is About to Hit Theaters. Here's What to Know Now

12/10/2017
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With less than a month to go until the Star Wars: The Last Jedi release date, fans are gearing up for a long-awaited return to the galaxy far, far away. The Rian Johnson-directed Star Wars Episode VIII is set to hit theaters on Dec.

Duration: 00:09:50


James and Dave Franco Discuss Making Their First Movie Together

12/10/2017
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Duration: 00:00:55


Advocate: Trump’s Refugee Policies Primarily Hurt Women and Children

12/10/2017
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Fatima lives in Zarqa, a poor Jordanian city teeming with factories and crumbling apartment blocks. She fled the civil war in Syria with her husband and two daughters in September 2012. They hitched rides on trucks in the middle of the night until they finally crossed by foot into Jordan. Because refugees do not have the right to work in Jordan, Fatima’s husband left for Turkey to find employment while she stayed behind with the girls.

Duration: 00:05:30


A White Christmas Came Early in the South and People Don’t Know What to Do

12/10/2017
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Duration: 00:01:22


Al Franken Is Not Sorry

12/10/2017
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Long before he became a senator, Al Franken was a liberal hero for the way he stuck it to Republicans. And so it was perhaps inevitable that, even as he resigned from the Senate in disgrace this week, he couldn't resist a parting shot.

Duration: 00:08:39


How The Crown Season 2 Stacks Up Against Prince Philip’s Real-Life Story

12/10/2017
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Netflix's big-budget royal series The Crown has officially returned for season two, and as in the first season, not all is going swimmingly inside the gates of Buckingham Palace.

Duration: 00:06:13


The Downside of Having an Almost Perfect Memory

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Joey DeGrandis was about 10 years old when his parents first realized there was something special about his memory. “Someone would mention an event from years ago that we'd done as a family, and I’d casually say, ‘Oh, that was a Monday,’ or ‘that happened on June 20,’” says DeGrandis, who is now 33. “My mom would cross-reference it with old calendars she’d kept, and they were a little dumbfounded at how accurate I was.

Duration: 00:06:54


Ancient Tombs Dating Back 3,500 Years Discovered in Egypt’s Luxor

12/9/2017
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(LUXOR, Egypt) — Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery of two small ancient tombs in the southern city Luxor dating back some 3,500 years and hoped it will help the country's efforts to revive its ailing tourism sector. The tombs, located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery for noblemen and top officials, are the latest discovery in the city famed for its temples and tombs spanning different dynasties of ancient Egyptian history.

Duration: 00:02:18


President Trump Greeted by Protests and Boycotts in Mississippi

12/9/2017
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(JACKSON, Miss.) — President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country, though protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi laid bare the stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy.

Duration: 00:05:10


Ex-State Senator Allegedly Took 700 Lbs of Coffee as Bribe

12/9/2017
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Former Massachusetts Sen. Brian Joyce was charged Friday with taking more than $1 million in bribes — including, according to a 102-page indictment, 704 pounds of free Dunkin' Donuts coffee. The former Democratic legislator apparently took bribes from a variety of companies and individuals looking to trade in on his influence, then laundered the money through his law offices, intentionally making the sums look like legal fees, the Associated Press reports.

Duration: 00:01:42


40% of the World’s Bitcoins Are Held by Just 1,000 People

12/9/2017
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Considering getting into bitcoin as prices soar above $15,500? It's not hard to see why—the asset has gained $8,000 in the last month. But realize this about the historically volatile currency: An estimated 1,000 people own about 40% of the world's total bitcoin, for an average of about $105.6 million per person, according to Aaron Brown of AQR Capital Management, per Bloomberg Businessweek.

Duration: 00:02:34


15 Things You Should Never Order at a Restaurant

12/9/2017
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Sometimes seeing how the sausage gets made makes you want to avoid the sausage. In a recent AskReddit thread, a user posed the question, "Chefs and waiters of Reddit, what type of dish do you always avoid when eating at another restaurant and why?" The responses from users, who claim to have worked in restaurants, were empassioned, to say the least. Here are the 15 types of foods that restaurant industry insiders say they'd never dream of ordering. 1.

Duration: 00:03:40


New High-Speed Train Just Made Traveling From Berlin to Munich a Lot Faster

12/9/2017
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Duration: 00:01:26


Big Little Lies Is Coming Back for a Prayer-Answering Season 2, But There’s One Major Change

12/9/2017
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It’s happening: HBO’s not-so-limited series Big Little Lies is getting a second season. But there’s going to be a major change behind the scenes. While Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are re-teaming as producers and stars of the dark comedy, and creator David E. Kelley is also coming back to write and produce the new season, the show’s director is changing. During season 1, Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club) shot all seven episodes.

Duration: 00:01:47

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