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A hitchhiking robot has completed a 3,700-mile journey across Canada Sunday, capping off a research project that explores the relationship between robots and humans. A team of researchers from a group of Canadian universities created hitchBOT, a...
WASHINGTON — Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors. “I stood up for the rule...
The Morgan Library’s “Marks of Genius” exhibit in New York City features nearly 60 works — both well-known and obscure — that help to illustrate what we mean when we say the word “genius.” The collection comes on-loan from the Bodelian Library at...
WASHINGTON — Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation’s health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers. The insurance industry...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Turning now back overseas, tensions remain high along the border between Ukraine and Russia, after reports yesterday that the Ukrainian military had destroyed an armed Russian convoy that had...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: “The first governor in Texas to be indicted in 100 years.” Those were some of the headlines late last night about Gov. Rick Perry, and what a grand jury says was his abuse of power. To explain what’...