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The Peril in Assange’s Prices, a Memory Experiment, and Extra News

DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty ImagesNew charges against Julian Assange threaten all of the press, scientists have figured out how to alter emotional memories, and Memorial Day is coming. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.Today’s HeadlinesJulian Assange’s charges put all of the press at riskNew charges unveiled by the Justice Department against…

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The Julian Assange Espionage Act Prices Diagram Press Freedom

On Thursday, the Department of Justice unsealed new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Unlike the previous indictment—which focused narrowly on an apparent offer to help crack a password—the 17 superseding counts focus instead on alleged violations of the Espionage Act. In doing so, the DOJ has aimed a battering ram at the freedom of…