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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 28, 2015. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Obama was deep into a hefty policy speech to the 54 nations of the African Union about the future of the...
Odds are, you have been to a hospital at some point in your life. Did you know, though, that many hospitals do more than just care for very ill patients? We looked at some examples in the Washington area, offered in this report from Kaiser Health...
President Barack Obama talks to the media next to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, left, during a meeting with the Council of the Great City Schools Leadership at the White House in Washington on March 16, 2015. Photo by Yuri Gripas/Reuters...
A crowd marches through New York’s Chinatown to celebrate the end of World War II, V-J Day, waving American and Chinese flags on Aug. 1, 1945. Photo by Weegee (Arthur Fellig)/International Center of Photography/Getty Images As the 70th...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: We have shown you before the rising role that automation and robots play in some parts of the work force. Tonight, we have a more sobering and perhaps somewhat eerier picture of how those trends are...
Jerry Kaplan warns of the hidden dangers of our robotic rivals. Photo by Javier Larrea/ Getty Images Technology has been displacing human jobs since the Industrial Revolution. But as researchers come ever closer to artificial intelligence, it’...