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Bernie Sanders wins big endorsement in N.H.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who drew a large crowd in Iowa this weekend, also had a newsworthy Fourth of July in New Hampshire.<p>Sanders won the endorsement of New Hampshire Democratic activist Dudley Dudley, CNN reported Saturday.<p>OnPolitics | USA TODAY's politics blog<p>Dudley, …

Putin congratulates Obama on Independence Day

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated President Barack Obama on Independence Day and expressed confidence that Russia and the United States can "find solutions" to international issues, the Kremlin said Saturday.<p>In the message, Putin noted that while there are …

Sanders draws more than 2,500 to Iowa stop — tops for this presidential cycle so far

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Another day on the presidential campaign trail, another crowd of eye-popping size for Bernie Sanders.<p>The independent senator from Vermont attracted more than 2,500 people to a convention center here on Friday night as part of his continued quest to lead a "political …

Greeks take to the streets for dueling rallies that reflect a divided nation

Greece’s highest administrative court ruled Friday that a referendum planned for Sunday is constitutional, clearing the last serious hurdle before Greeks go to the polls for a vote that could set the country’s direction for decades.<p>The Greek Parliament backed down in its confrontation with the …

Sanders: 'My Goal Right Now Is To Win This Election'

Since entering the race for president, Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders has been on the rise against Hillary Clinton, staking out a position as a liberal alternative to the Democratic front-runner.<p>Sanders discussed the one issue in which he might be more conservative than Clinton — gun …

Univision Cuts Ties With Trump After Comments About Immigrants

Following comments Donald Trump made about Mexican immigrants during his presidential announcement last week, Univision, the nation's largest Spanish-language TV network, has announced it is cutting ties with Trump and dropping plans to broadcast the Miss Universe Pageant.<p>Trump, the businessman and …

Artificial intelligence: don’t fear AI. It’s already on your phone – and useful

Machine learning and machine intelligence is already incorporated in apps such as Google Photos, Google Now and Apple Maps, and it can make your life easier<p>When Joe Weizenbaum found his secretary using a computer program he had created, he was so upset he devoted the rest of his life to warning …

Apple’s WWDC Keynote In 90 Seconds

Apple had a lot to announce at its Worldwide Developer Conference this morning, and it was easy to miss big news as it happened during the two-hour-plus keynote. We’ve summed it up right here, with links to our coverage if you want to know more.<p>Off the bat, Apple announced Mac OS X El Capitan. …

Google on Artificial-Intelligence Panic: Get a Grip

Over a year since it acquired London-based AI start-up DeepMind, Google still isn’t talking about the makeup of its purported artificial intelligence ethics and safety board, despite increasing anxiety over the possible ramifications of its AI work.

Artificial Intelligence

The Terminator Is Not Coming. The Future Will Thank Us.

Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk are worried. Could machine intelligence really lead to the extinction of humans?<p>The 21st century is a watershed time in human evolution. We are solving the mystery of how the brain works and starting to build machines that work on the same principles as the brain. We …

Crossy Road, Vainglory take Apple Design Awards

Day one of Apple's WWDC developer's conference has drawn to a close with the company announcing its coveted Design Awards -- the best apps running on Apple operating systems.<p>Every year since 1998, Apple has honoured what it perceives the top 12 apps released in the previous year across Mac and iOS …

Fight Against ISIS Militants Lags Because They’re Nimble ... and the U.S. Isn’t

President Obama rattled off a list of what has gone wrong in the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria during a wrap-up …

Bernie's Burlington: What Kind of Mayor Was Bernie Sanders?

<i>Mayor Bernie Sanders in his City Hall office in Burlington, Vermont in 1981</i><p>John Davis remembers a meeting in 1986 when Bernie Sanders, then the mayor of Burlington, Vermont, confronted the owners of the city's largest affordable-housing complex. The federal program that had subsidized the Northgate …

Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running

MIT's scientists spent years making the Cheetah robot a more efficient runner. Now that's done, its creators probably thought it was time to give it a major upgrade: the metal quadruped can now autonomously jump over hurdles like a trained horse. Yes, it can automatically detect and leap over …

Jeb Bush: Obama's policies helped Islamic State's spread

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Jeb Bush praised the U.S. Special Forces involved in Saturday’s killing of a top Islamic State leader in Syria, but continued to blame President Barack Obama’s policies in the Middle East for the group’s spread across the region.<p>“It’s encouraging that one of the senior ISIS …

Bernie Sanders: 'We're in This Race To Win'

Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday declared “we’re in this race to win” and highlighted key areas he’ll seek to differentiate himself from Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary.<p>“If you try to put together a movement which says, ‘We have got to stand together as a …

NBC’s Chuck Todd Says This Clinton Move ‘Boggles the Mind’

“Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd appeared on MSNBC Wednesday morning and said he was perplexed by the Clinton Foundation’s decision to continue to accept foreign donations.<p>“Look, they’re the ones, to me, the part of this that makes this even more damning on the Clintons, and this is where I …

Run, Warren, Run

Elizabeth Warren can run for president. She should run for president. And despite her denials, she probably will.<p>Elizabeth Warren today told <i>Fortune</i> magazine that she won’t run for president. If Warren stands by that decision, she’ll do a tremendous disservice to her principles and her party.<p>Warren …

Hillary Clinton

Six of Obama’s Biggest Optics Blunders in the Last Six Months

In the span of four days, President Barack Obama managed twice to feed his image of appearing disconnected with the world.<p>After literally driving past the embattled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital on Thursday, then skipping a massive rally in France to honor the victims of terror on Sunday, Obama …

'A storm in a D.C. teacup'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Obama administration doesn't often admit it messed up.<p>But the White House is cutting its losses as stateside critics accuse President Barack Obama of snubbing America's oldest ally by not joining -- or at least sending a high ranking official -- to a huge anti-terror march …