Sexist Siri? UN report says digital assistants shouldn't all be female and 'servile'
A United Nations report suggests the all-female and "servile" voices of digital assistants like Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa reveal a gender bias.
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The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States
The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...
2 hours ago - Time - 2 articles
Pregnant woman won't be deported immediately to Mexico
CHICAGO - U.S. immigration officials have told a pregnant Mexican woman who had taken sanctuary inside a Chicago church that she can stay in the United States until after the...
2 hours ago - The Seattle Times
Geometry of an electron determined for the first time
Physicists are able to show for the first time how a single electron looks in an artificial atom. A newly developed method enables them to show the probability of an electron...
3 hours ago - Science Daily
Colombia's Peace Is Too Precious to Abandon
Skeptics of an accord with rebels are undermining its enforcement. The White House shouldn't help them.
3 hours ago - NY Times
Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry
In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents.
3 hours ago - NY Times - 3 articles
De Blasio's 2020 run is a just one vast fit of self-indulgence
Mayor de Blasio has been running for president of the United States for awhile now, flitting about America, hoovering up humiliations that would crush a lesser ego. He's been...
3 hours ago - New York Post
Disney World employee tried to lure 8-year-old girl into sexual encounter, authorities say
Frederick Pohl, 40, who worked at the Magic Kingdom, allegedly sent explicit photos of himself and arranged to meet with the child at an Orlando hotel.
5 hours ago - NBC News - 2 articles
Mexico asks US to invest in Central America
WASHINGTON - Mexico is proposing that the United States finance seven projects designed to boost the economies of three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now...
5 hours ago - The Seattle Times - 3 articles
ISO affirmation: Trump has aides vouch that he's ‘very calm'
WASHINGTON - Sometimes even the president of the United States needs somebody to vouch for him. No, Trump insisted Thursday, he did not have a temper tantrum a day earlier when...
6 hours ago - The Seattle Times - 2 articles
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Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia...
President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of the Russia investigation...
US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info
WASHINGTON - The U.S. filed new charges Thursday against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of placing the United States at risk of “serious harm” by publishing...
Man says someone broke into his home and cleaned it
The intruder scrubbed the shower and toilets and even left origami roses made from toilet paper, the homeowner said.
Twins tie team record with eight HRs to continue record pace
A New York Yankees home run record already is in danger of being broken, and if it happens, Matt Harvey could be partly to blame. Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two...
Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the...
Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls
The legislation would impose stiffer fines of as much as $10,000 per call on robocallers.
Disabled woman who gave birth after alleged rape may have been pregnant before
A severely disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona healthcare facility - weeks before a former nurse was charged with raping her - had likely been pregnant before...
Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autistic
WASHINGTON - An autistic man walks out of a store without paying for a toy he picked up. He's followed by a storekeeper demanding he come back inside. The situation quickly...
Giolito throws 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0
HOUSTON - Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the...
Colombian breeds rare frogs to undermine animal traffickers
NOCAIMA, Colombia - In a small farmhouse surrounded by cloud forest, Iván Lozano inspects dozens of glass containers that hold some of the world's most coveted frogs. The...