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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says job-stealing AI is 'so far in the future' that it's 'not even on my radar screen' — here's why he's wrong

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says artificial intelligence is "so far in the future" that it's "not even on my radar screen." He says we won't have to worry about how it affects the workforce for "50 or 100 more years."<p>Mnuchin made his remarks to Mike Allen of Axios, in a moment caught on video …

The Future

Researchers find 'miracle cure' for baldness

A cure for baldness could be on the horizon after a new drug was found to restore hair growth in around four months.<p>The breakthrough offers hope to millions, specifically those people diagnosed with alopecia.<p>The autoimmune disease causes patchy and, in some cases, total hair loss.<br>But scientists …

hair loss

Science Explains Why Anxiety Can Be So Hard to Treat

Anxiety, and more broadly, stress, is a common part of everyone’s lives, and for good reason: It actually has its roots in a survival mechanism that …

The Green Cars You Never Hear About

What are Partial Zero-Emissions vehicles, anyway?<p>You'd hardly know it as little as automakers talk about it, but you don't need to buy a car with an electrical plug or one that runs on home-brewed bio-diesel to drastically cut emissions. You can buy a normal car with a normal internal-combustion …

Windows 10 Anniversary Update makes it harder for admins to remove advertising | On MSFT

Microsoft has been accused of injecting ads and sponsored apps into Windows for quite a while and now they’re taking more direct steps to prevent …

5 Fidelity Funds You Can Hold Until You Die

Fidelity mutual funds are among the best on the market today, and these excel in the long term<p>Fidelity Investments is one of only a few mutual fund …

Investing

There's a Brilliant New Way to Pay Less for Your Flights

There are probably worse travel planners than me, but I doubt it. I’m a procrastinator, and always fretting that I didn’t find the best deal. So a …

7 tips from a hostage negotiator that will help you be more persuasive

But much of what you read doesn't work in tough scenarios. So I decided to call someone who has handled the most challenging scenarios imaginable — ones where lives are on the line …<p>Chris Voss was the FBI's lead international hostage negotiator and he's the author of an excellent new book: "Never …

Self-help

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FBI shows video of Tuesday shooting of occupier

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The FBI released video Thursday of the shooting death of a spokesman for the armed occupiers of a wildlife refuge that appears to show the man reaching into his jacket before he fell into the snow. The FBI said the man had a loaded gun in his pocket.<p>Authorities showed the video …

Oregon