Earlier this month Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence program beat a top professional player in the complex game of Go. New frontiers in machine learning and what computers are now able to teach themselves.
Thousands of voters waited hours to cast ballots in recent Western state primaries. And this year 16 states will have new voting restrictions for the first time in a presidential election. A look at access to voting across the U.S.
With no federal prison for women nearby, women from D.C. facing time face the prospect of a long detention far from home, according to a report from the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs.
A judge's ruling on the 2013 D.C. budget autonomy referendum means that city officials have wrested more flexibility from Congress on spending the locally raised dollars that make up the majority of the city's budget.
President Obama travels to Cuba -- the first visit by a U.S. president in almost ninety years. Debate over what re-engaging with the Castro regime and Cuban society could mean for commerce, human rights and politics.
In the wake of the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, lawmakers convened a workgroup to recommend a slate of reforms to law enforcement — many of which have made it through the House of Delegates so far.
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