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Change Agents: William Li's robot wants to police you

Knightscopes's new policing robot raises hopes for a safer society and concerns about privacy and jobs<p>SUNNYVALE, Calif. — A visitor to Knightscope, a seven-person robotics start-up with a bold and controversial vision for crime fighting, is as likely to be greeted by a robot as they are a …

Researchers deliberately give volunteers the flu

Forget being sneezed on: Government scientists are deliberately giving dozens of volunteers the flu by squirting the live virus straight up their noses.<p>It may sound bizarre, but the rare type of research is a step in the quest for better flu vaccines. It turns out that how the body fends off …

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Inside the CIA's Secret Polish Torture Site

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A new report by <i>The Washington Post</i> digs deep into one of the CIA's most important "black sites," a …

Iraq cities exodus to increase by tens of thousands, say officials

Iraqi officials say they expect tens of thousands more civilians to leave Falluja and Ramadi in the coming days, increasing the biggest exodus from the two cities since the height of the sectarian war in 2006.<p>The United Nations high commission for refugees (UNHCR) said on Friday that 65,000 had …

Texas judge orders brain-dead pregnant woman off life support

A judge ordered a Texas hospital Friday to remove Marlise Munoz, who is pregnant and brain dead, from life support after the hospital acknowledged that her fetus isn't viable.<p>Tarrant County District Judge R.H. Wallace gave John Peter Smith Hospital of Fort Worth until 6 p.m. ET Monday to disconnect …