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The 2014 protests made it a focal point for police brutality, but now Ferguson faces many other challenges
The classified artificial brain being developed by US intelligence programs
To stock Amazon’s shelves, merchants travel the backroads of America in search of rare soap and coveted toys
At Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site in North America, one contractor has died, and others say they fear for their lives
Mexico’s drug war has left tens of thousands of casualties in secret graves. Now, the mothers of the missing are digging them up, armed with iron rods and quadcopter drones.
He’s a fringe presidential hopeful who thinks automation is the country’s greatest threat — and the answer is to give every American human $1,000 a month
To ramp up IGTV, Instagram’s money is on old-fashioned talent scouting
Can Coyote Peterson bring his millions-strong following to Animal Planet?
The story of Ramsey Orta is one of continued and unending police harassment
In Arizona, Facebook’s content moderators get through the day with sex, drugs, and guns
But advocates say algorithms can’t capture the complexity of criminal records
What if a brain scan could tell you what medicine treats your depression?
Prime and punishment
Going on a coffee run with Waymo One
She claims her once-promising career was sidelined
Nuclear waste is all dressed up with nowhere to go
Skeptics say full autonomy could be farther away than the industry admits