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World chess champion Magnes Carlsen (right) won't play his computer or play the game like a computer. Instead, he chooses his strategy based on what he knows about his opponent. Sebastian Reuter/Getty Images for World Chess by Agon Limited hide caption

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20 Years Later, Humans Still No Match For Computers On The Chessboard

IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov in 1997. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?

A boy carries mattresses at a camp for displaced families in Debaga, about 50 miles southeast of Mosul, Iraq, on Monday. Camp residents who recently fled areas controlled by the Islamic State say they expect the extremist group to put up a tough fight in Mosul and surrounding areas. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP hide caption

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Near Mosul, Some Residents Flee ISIS, Others Stay And Fight With ISIS

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World chess champion Magnes Carlsen (right) won't play his computer or play the game like a computer. Instead, he chooses his strategy based on what he knows about his opponent. Sebastian Reuter/Getty Images for World Chess by Agon Limited hide caption

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20 Years Later, Humans Still No Match For Computers On The Chessboard

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20 Years Later, Humans Still No Match For Computers On The Chessboard

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Ian Watlington, with the National Disability Rights Network, pauses at the doorway of a Washington, D.C., recreation center used as a polling place. He says the door, which has a stationary bar down the middle, would be too narrow for him to enter if he was in his motorized wheelchair. He can barely get through in his manual chair. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Voters With Disabilities Fight For More Accessible Polling Places

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (center) holds a welcome ceremony for visiting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte before their talks in Beijing on Oct. 20. In remarks during his visit, Duterte said, "I announce my separation from the United States. Both in military, not maybe social, but economics also." Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Demanding Greater Respect From U.S., Philippines Looks To China

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You can check HealthCare.gov for health insurance options and prices. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Rates Up 22 Percent For Obamacare Plans, But Subsidies Rise, Too

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Rates Up 22 Percent For Obamacare Plans, But Subsidies Rise, Too

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