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Apollo 11 Moon Landing Had Thousands Working Behind Scenes
Olympic Robots Offer 'Virtual' Attendance, Help Out on Field
NY State Police Lag Behind Agencies Nationwide on Camera Use

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Olympic Robots Offer 'Virtual' Attendance, Help Out on Field

Apollo 11 Moon Landing Had Thousands Working Behind Scenes

By Yuri Kageyama |
A cart-like robot scuttles across the field to bring back javelins and discuses. A towering screen-on-wheels is designed for "virtual" attendance. The cute ones are, natu...

Olympic Robots Offer 'Virtual' Attendance, Help Out on Field

Olympic Robots Offer 'Virtual' Attendance, Help Out on Field

By Yuri Kageyama | Jul 22
A cart-like robot scuttles across the field to bring back javelins and discuses. A towering screen-on-wheels is designed for "virtual" attendance. The cute ones are, naturally, the likeness of the Olympic and Paralympic mascots.

GOP Group Removes Post Calling Congresswomen "Jihad Squad"

GOP Group Removes Post Calling Congresswomen "Jihad Squad"

Jul 22
An Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic congresswomen who have been criticized by President Donald Trump and referred to them as the "Jihad Squad."

NY State Police Lag Behind Agencies Nationwide on Camera Use

NY State Police Lag Behind Agencies Nationwide on Camera Use

By Ryan Tarinelli | Jul 22
A highway shoulder is where New York state troopers spotted Luke Patterson, walking by himself around 2 a.m. after his car became disabled. By the end of the encounter in rural New York, the 41-year-old chef would be killed by a trooper's gunfire.

Deepfake Videos Pose A Threat, but 'Dumbfakes' May Be Worse

Deepfake Videos Pose A Threat, but 'Dumbfakes' May Be Worse

By Beatrice Dupuy and Barabra Ortutay | Jul 21
Sophisticated phony videos called deepfakes have attracted plenty of attention as a possible threat to election integrity. But a bigger problem for the 2020 U.S. presidential contest may be "dumbfakes" — simpler and more easily unmasked bogus videos.

Pocket-Sized Shark Squirts Glowing Clouds from Pockets

Pocket-Sized Shark Squirts Glowing Clouds from Pockets

By Janet McConnaughey | Jul 21
A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species.