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One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority

In the United States and Europe, the debate in the artificial intelligence community has focused on the unconscious biases of those designing the technology. Recent tests showed facial recognition systems made by companies like I.B.M. [...]

Democrats demand Barr testify ‘not in a month … but now’

Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers he was working in consultation with Robert Mueller and other senior DOJ officials toward the public release of the special counsel’s nearly 400-page report by mid-April “if not sooner.” [...]

Trump, Kim Jong-un to Hold Second Summit Meeting Next Month

WASHINGTON — President Trump will meet with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, in late February, the White House announced on Friday, continuing a high-level diplomatic dialogue that has eased tensions but shown little progress [...]

Kansas teen will high school, Harvard diplomas in same month

ULYSSES, Kan. (AP) – A 16-year-old Kansas boy will soon earn his high school diploma – and a few days later he’ll travel to Harvard to collect his bachelor’s degree. Ulysses High School senior Braxton Moral will attend both [...]

Senators draft resolution for Native American Heritage Month

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A U.S. Senate resolution has been introduced to designate November as Native American Heritage month. The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Friday announced the resolution sponsored by Sens. John Hoeven, a [...]

Lightning-rod inspector general post to be filled next month

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The chairwoman of the Illinois Legislative Ethics Commission says an inspector general to investigate alleged misconduct will be appointed by next month. Republican Rep. Avery Bourne of Raymond heads the bipartisan [...]

White House: Bolton to meet with Russian counterpart next month

President Donald Trump previously asked White House national security adviser John Bolton to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington. | Sean Gallup/Getty [...]

Breitbart traffic declines for seventh straight month

Breitbart’s traffic declined in May for the seventh straight month, according to comScore metrics, bringing the site to its lowest level of readership since January 2015, and half of what it was a year ago. Since the ouster of former executive [...]
Death of Japanese Climber on Everest Raises Toll This Month to 3
KATHMANDU, Nepal — An accomplished Japanese alpinist and motivational speaker, who lost nine fingers to frostbite on a previous attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest, died on the world’s highest peak on Monday, after he slipped [...]
Trump Exults in Release of Prisoners and a Date Next Month With Kim Jong-un
Singapore, by contrast, is neutral ground, nearly 3,000 miles from Pyongyang, and not a treaty ally of the United States, like South Korea, Japan or the Philippines. Both countries have embassies there, United States Navy warships call [...]