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California farmers are planting solar panels as water supplies dry up
Sammy Roth,
Los Angeles Times

In parts of California, water is becoming scarce, and that's not great news for farmers. There is an alternative though: solar panels. Los Angeles Times explains how the renewable energy source might help replace jobs and revenue that are lost as over half a million acres are taken out of production in the San Joaquin Valley alone.

Why Google employees are donating to Warren and Sanders -- presidential candidates who want to break up Google
Rani Molla and Shirin Ghaffary,
Vox

Sounds strange, right? Some Google employees believe Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders could do a lot of good as president, even if they want to break up the company these people currently work for.

Billie Eilish and the triumph of the weird
Josh Eells,
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone's cover story is a profile of the 17-year-old superstar who's taking the music industry by storm. She's taking over the charts with hits like "Bad Guy" -- when she's not cleaning her room.

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