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A Reason To Smile: Mexican Town Is A Destination For Dental Tourism

Los Algodones is tiny, but with help from the Internet, the Mexican border town has become a virtual dental factory, drawing patients from across the U.S. and Canada.
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Human Or Machine? AI Experts Reportedly Pass The 'Turing Test'

A program by two Russian artificial intelligence experts is said to have passed the iconic test by fooling a group of judges into thinking they were talking to a 13-year-old boy.
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One Week A Prime Minister: The Short Story Of Libya's Former Leader

Libya faces some of its most serious upheaval since the fall of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011. No one knows that more than the prime minister who wasn't even in office a week before being forced out Monday.
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Despite Details Of Bergdahl's Captivity, Answers Stay Scattered

As Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl recovers in a Germany hospital, details continue to emerge about his captivity, the circumstances of his initial disappearance and the effect his release has had on the military.
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'Digital Deadly Sins': The Morality Of Our Digital Obsessions

Envy, pride, lust and the rest ... a new interactive explores the shifting morality of our always-connected lives.
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Escaping South Sudan's Violence Often Means Going Hungry

The conflict in South Sudan pitting forces loyal to the president against those loyal to his erstwhile vice president is exacerbating what aid groups say is a potential hunger catastrophe.
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Karachi's Airport Reopens, One Day After Terrorist Attack

The Pakistani Taliban say they ordered the attack in which gunmen mounted a five-hour-long firefight at the country's largest international airport. At least 23 people died.
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After Shootings, Extended Silence: What The Border Patrol Hasn't Said

The agency has repeatedly used deadly force along the U.S.-Mexico border while providing little or no information. Steve Inskeep describes four notable killings that have raised questions.
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Supercomputer In London Passes For Human

The computer was supposed to mimic a 13-year-old boy when text messaging. More than a third of the people on a panel were duped.
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Canadian Diplomats Are Ready If Aliens Come Calling

The International Raelian Movement formally submitted a proposal in Ottawa for an embassy. Canada's foreign minister responded via twitter by appointing his deputy "intergalactic ambassador."

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