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Google Doesn't Want To Go It Alone With Driverless Cars

Google doesn't want to be the next Ford.<p>The Internet behemoth, bent on building the first fully-automated cars, said Friday that it plans to partner with traditional automakers when development of its self-driving technology is complete.<p>"We don't particularly want to become a car maker," Chris …

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Tavis Smiley: 'Black Americans Have Lost Ground Under Obama'

Tavis Smiley’s relentless criticism aimed at President Barack Obama has made dozens of headlines throughout the commander-in-chief’s presidency. And though, some may have questioned the political commentator’s motive behind his personal analysis, he recently insisted during an interview on HuffPost …

Here’s the data that shows cops kill black people at a higher rate than white people

Georgia Democrats Have Registered So Many Minorities, Republicans Are Speechless—Except When They Cry Fraud

In 2008, under the best possible conditions for a Democrat, Barack Obama lost Georgia by just over 200,000 votes, or 5.2 percent of Georgians who …

A Latino Political Machine Dawns In Harlem. (Well, Not Yet. Soon. Maybe)

People have been waiting for Latinos to supplant blacks at the top of Upper Manhattan's political structure for some time. They're still waiting.<p>Back in 2012, Adriano Espaillat, the state senator who represents much of the West Side of Manhattan — including the heavily Dominican neighborhood of …

The lack of black faces in the crowds shows Brazil is no true rainbow nation

Remember the Where's Wally books? They consisted of a series of detailed double-page spread illustrations depicting hundreds of people doing a variety of amusing things. Readers were then challenged to find a character named Wally hidden in the crowd.<p>Covering the World Cup in Brazil as a …

‘I’m not storming the Bastille.’ Lewis Black gets frank about the role of political satire

"You're not going to bring a government to its knees by telling a funny joke," says Lewis Black. "I'm not storming the Bastille."<p>I was speaking to the ever-vibrating social satirist over the phone ahead of some Canadian performance dates about political humour and its role in society. Black sees it …