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Fifty years ago today, the Apollo 11 astronauts began their trip to the moon—and NASA is celebrating.

Wake up- it's launch day. Today in 1969, the Apollo 11 crew got up around 4 a.m. and began preparing for their flight. They had a 9:32 a.m. rocket to catch. #Apollo50th

— NASA History Office (@NASAhistory) July 16, 2019

What journey will you begin today? How will you commemorate your organization’s heritage and triumphs?

Here are today’s top stories:

On Monday, Twitter rolled out changes to its platform for desktop. The new design is similar to Twitter’s mobile version, with features such as “Explore” and dark mode.


It didn’t take long for Twitter users to pile on the announcement with criticism and snark:

Twitter will redesign the entire site and make it ugly, but won’t give us an edit button

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