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Can a Machine Learn Morality?

adminNov 19, 20211 min read
Researchers at a Seattle A.I. lab say they have built a system that makes ethical judgments. But its judgments can be as confusing as those of humans.

After Time in U.S. Prisons, Maria Butina Now Sits in Russia’s Parliament

adminNov 19, 20211 min read
Maria Butina, convicted of serving as an unregistered foreign agent before and after the 2016 election, insists she “wasn’t a spy” and that her Duma seat is “not a reward.” Her critics call her a Kremlin “trophy.”

Kevin McCarthy Speaks for More Than Eight Hours to Delay a House Vote

adminNov 19, 20211 min read
The House minority leader began talking at 8:38 p.m. Thursday. He stopped a little after 5 a.m. Friday.

He Cared About Me, So I Broke Up With Him

adminNov 19, 20211 min read
When you’re used to the roller-coaster emotions of bad relationships, it can be hard to believe in anything else.