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Whether it is a website, gadget or the latest iPhone app, technology is available to simplify almost every part of daily life. A number of new technologies are geared toward older users or connecting caregivers with resources and support. From...
WASHINGTON — The White House threatened Wednesday to veto a Republican bill to overhaul the widely criticized No Child Left Behind law, calling the effort “a significant step backwards.” The veto threat came as lawmakers were set to...
Artificial intelligence program deep Q-network teaches itself to play classic Atari games like Space Invaders. Video courtesy Google DeepMind with permission from Square Enix Ltd. A new artificial intelligence program from Google DeepMind has...
Tamara Gordon leads her 8th grader students in a history lesson during class in an overflow classroom at Beltsville Academy in Maryland, Oct. 5, 2010. Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — The White House is threating...
The face of America, seen in its younger generations, is changing. By 2060, it is projected that nearly two-thirds of all the children born in the U.S. will be non-white. Photo of then-candidate Barack Obama at Dartmouth College in 2008 by Jason...
Photo by John Fedele/Getty Images Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and retirement, is here to provide the Medicare answers you need in “Ask Phil, the Medicare Maven.” Send your questions to Phil. GOT MEDICARE...