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For Trump and Rubio, "Fixing" Venezuela Is A Recipe For Votes

The aggressive Republican stance on Venezuela reflects an attempt to seduce Latino voters in Flor...

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Anti-Vaxx Global: How A Social-Media-Borne Contagion Is Spreading

PARIS — Ebola. Toxic air pollution. The HIV epidemic. Given the plethora of health problems we face, all-but-eradicated diseases like measles, polio and smallpox should be the least of our ...

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Facebook For Felons? New Apps Are A Digital Lifeline For Inmates

Pigeonly is one of several applications that were designed by ex-cons and are transforming the wa...

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How A U.S.-China Trade Deal Could Backfire On The Whole World

As the two superpowers get closer to an agreement, the global trade regime could suffer. History ...

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Watch: OneShot — Bertrand Piccard's Solar Impulse Selfie

Bertrand Piccard's Selfie — © Solar Impulse | OneShot Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg accomplished a feat of aviation that few believed possible: the first Round-The-World flight, ...

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Super Bowl Show And A Super Bored Frenchman

PARIS — Twice a year (for the Academy Awards and the Super Bowl), I renounce my 6-hour beauty sleep and fight timezones to tune in to a bit of live transatlantic spectacle. Blame it on ...

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Drug Dealers' Love For U.S. Postal Service At All-Time High

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service likes to boast that it is the nation's most trusted government agency. It certainly has the trust of dope dealers. A report by the Postal Service ...

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Thou Shalt Never Be Polite To Robots

Google and Amazon are trying to force us to speak politely to their AI-driven personal assistants...