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When Robots Can Kill, It's Unclear Who Will Be To Blame

The Pentagon's Defense Department Research Agency — DARPA — is pushing to build a semi-autonomous search and rescue robot. But scientists see obvious dual uses, for war.

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Animal Rescuers Create Joy Amid Chaos After Exxon Valdez Spill

LJ Evans and Suzanne Bishop met in 1989 while volunteering at an animal rescue center in Valdez, Alaska. The chaos the spill created "is incredibly difficult to describe or even imagine," Evans says.

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From Action Hero To Teenage Nerd, Shailene Woodley Has Range

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When Robots Can Kill, It's Unclear Who Will Be To Blame

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Animal Rescuers Create Joy Amid Chaos After Exxon Valdez Spill

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