Friday, May 24, 2019
If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music tend to...
Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with...
Joe Biden is making his bipartisan bona fides a centerpiece of his presidential campaign, boasting recently that he persuaded three Republican senators to support the economic stimulus that helped save the country from catastrophe. “It was my job to find...
If there’s anyone left in America who actually believes Democratic Party leaders are interested in constructive dialogue with President Trump on substantive policy issues like infrastructure, I have a Russian conspiracy theory to sell them. When Trump cut short a...
In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the US government is offering $1,000 for anyone willing to adopt one of the majestic animals, CBS reported. The current population of wild mustangs totals around 88,000, Gus Warr, a...
Most Americans haven't yet felt the pain of the tariffs Trump imposed last year, which largely hit industrial components rather than consumer goods. But that's changing as Trump escalates his standoff with Beijing. Farmers in the heartland, many of whom...
Abortion is legal under Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in all 50 states. But most states have set limits in one way or another. This year, a series of strict anti-abortion bills have been...
Google's Jump VR platform will go offline by the end of June, and it has started telling users to download their data before it shuts down completely. The tech giant launched Jump back in 2015 to simplify the creation of...
The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission is poised to impose protected status on six sites that staffers say played a critical role in the gay-rights movement and may do the same with five buildings said to “represent” the historical contributions...
No one in American politics understands the dark art of ridicule better than Donald Trump. (“Welcome to the race, Sleepy Joe.”) And when it comes to seeing himself on the receiving end, nobody in American politics has a thinner...

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