Robots are really bad at many simple human tasks. One possible workaround: Combine the person with the machine.
NPR reporter Carrie Johnson runs through a target practice drill with instructor Bryan Patterson as part of the Use of Force simulation at the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund in Virginia.
A Stanford University study explored the medical records of millions of people looking for patterns. People taking proton-pump inhibitors for chronic heartburn seemed to be at somewhat higher risk of having a heart attack than people not taking the pills.
Pump jacks and wells work in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation in California. Economist Michael Porter says that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a "game changer" for the U.S. economy.
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Simon Clements, left, and Steve Williams with their 6-month-old daughter, Sophie, in London. The two British men began the process of finding a surrogate mother more than two years ago. While legal in the U.K., the practice of surrogacy is tightly restricted.
Relatives of convicted murderer Aftab Bahadur mourn beside his body after his execution in Lahore, Pakistan, on Wednesday. Bahadur was just 15 when he was accused of a 1992 murder. Pakistan has executed more than 150 people since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty last December.
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