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July 17 2017


Elon Musk Warns Governors: Artificial Intelligence Poses 'Existential Risk'

At a bipartisan governors' conference in Rhode Island, the CEO of Tesla urged politicians to impose proactive regulations on AI development.

Minneapolis Woman Killed By Police Officer After Call Of Possible Assault

The two officers reportedly did not have their body cameras turned on, nor did the squad camera record the fatal shooting.

Seoul Seeks New Talks With North Korea, Hoping To Tamp Down Tensions

It's the first major overture under new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has promised greater openness with Pyongyang. The proposal aims to de-escalate hostility near the inter-Korean border.

In Unofficial Vote, Venezuelans Overwhelmingly Reject Constitutional Rewrite

Roughly 98 percent of voters in Sunday's symbolic referendum rejected President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution. Still, Maduro has dismissed the vote as "meaningless."

When Black Hair Violates The Dress Code

For wearing their hair in braids, two teenagers were threatened with suspension at their charter school. Similar incidents show that strict dress codes can punish students for their racial identity.

Timeline of Events: The 2013 Miss Universe Pageant

The back story of the Moscow pageant, the Russian father-son duo — one a billionaire developer and the other an aspiring pop star, the British-born promoter and the future American president.

At The 2013 Miss Universe Contest, Trump Met Some of Russia's Rich and Powerful

After recent revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer and a Russian-American lobbyist, investigators want to know more about the Trumps' Moscow sojourn.

Timeline Of Trump And Russia In Mid-2016: A Series Of Coincidences Or Something More?

The June 2016 email chain released by Donald Trump Jr. puts what happened in the spring and summer of that year in a new light.

Forest Bathing: A Retreat To Nature Can Boost Immunity And Mood

If hiking is about a destination, forest bathing is about an immersion of the senses into the natural world. It's the newest wellness trend, and studies suggest several health benefits.

Academy Award-Winning Actor Martin Landau, Known For 'Mission: Impossible' Dies At 89

Landau, known for film roles in North By Northwest and Ed Wood, died Saturday. His portrayal of Rollin Hand in the 1960s TV show Mission: Impossible showed his gift for playing a variety of roles.

Artificial Sweeteners Don't Help People Lose Weight, Review Finds

It's easy to think that artificial sweeteners are a health win. But a review of research finds that there's no evidence they help people lose weight, and they may be associated with other problems.

George Romero, 'Night Of The Living Dead' Director, Dies At 77

The legendary film director died in his sleep on Sunday with his family by his side, "following a brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer."

At Least 9 People Dead After Flash Flooding In Rural Arizona

A flash flood plowed through a popular rural Arizona swimming hole Saturday, killing nine people, including at least one child and leaving many more missing, local officials say.

July 16 2017


Doctors Report Removing 27 Contact Lenses From A Woman's Eye

The patient hadn't complained of irritation. "She was quite shocked," specialist trainee ophthalmologist Rupal Morjaria tells Britain's Optometry Today.

Dr. Who Is A Woman: Jodie Whittaker Announced As 13th Time Lord In BBC Series

Actress Jodie Whittaker will succeed Peter Capaldi, becoming the first woman to play the role of the eccentric time-traveler.

Federer Seizes Record 8th Wimbledon Title, Beating Cilic In Straight Sets

The win breaks a tie Federer, 35, held with Pete Sampras for the most wins at the legendary tournament. It adds to his record for most Grand Slam singles championships, which now stands at 19.

London Police Charge 2 Teens With Numerous Crimes Over Acid Attacks

A 16-year-old faces five counts of attempted gross bodily harm. The growing trend of acid attacks also has Britain's government considering ways to increase penalties for the crime.

Art Studio Helps Adults With Disabilities Turn Their Passion Into A Career

This art studio works with adults who have a disability of some kind to make their art their employment. But all this takes money. And the new health care bill may impact the studio's funding.

Gonorrhea — AKA The Clap — Is Excellent At Resisting Antibiotics

The sexually transmitted disease is typically not fatal but can cause a lifetime of suffering. And the go-to drugs are increasingly less effective.

If Prosecutors Investigate Trump Tower Meeting, Here's How They Might Tackle It

A former federal prosecutor told NPR one place to start in thinking about the potential legal ramifications of the meeting is to consider a possible conspiracy charge.
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