Uncounted Ballots, Overvoted Ballots: Why Is the Governor Claiming Fraud in Florida’s Election?
Questions swirl around the vote tally in Florida, where Gov. Rick Scott has filed lawsuits over the handling of ballots, alleging fraud. The truth is more complicated.
Read More… Florida Election Recount Continues Amid Tensions, Litigation
Mishaps, protests and litigation dominated Florida’s first day of recounting the vote for pivotal races for governor and Senate, bringing back memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco.
Read More… Hotel Workers Fret Over a New Rival: Alexa at the Front Desk
As technologies threaten to displace service workers, unions are making job protection and new opportunities a priority in contract talks.
Read More… What Happens When Universities Become ‘Party Strongholds’
Chinese authorities are combining Mao-era spying practices with new surveillance technology to ferret out outspoken professors and students who fail to follow Communist Party ideology.
Read More… Scientists Push for a Crash Program to Scrub Carbon From the Air
Scientists are increasingly warning that cutting emissions isn’t enough. We’ll also have to take billions of tons of carbon out of the atmosphere.
Read More… How West Virginia Is Trying to Build Hacker-Proof Voting
Ahead of the primary election Tuesday, the state embraced cybersecurity with an enthusiasm greater than many other states.
Read More… Why the Right to Vote Is Not a Right
Allan J. Lichtman’s “The Embattled Vote in America” looks at how some Americans have tried to restrict the vote of other Americans.
Read More… Several Reported Killed in Libya as Gunmen Storm National Oil Company
The attack punctuated a week of deadly violence in the capital and struck at the core of the country’s deteriorating economy.
Read More… Japan Invests in Service Industry, Reshaping Its Legendary Hospitality
Japan’s capital expenditure boom is shifting to the services sector, stirring fears that self-checkout systems and software will take the human touch out of omotenashi, the country’s vaunted commitment to hospitality.
Read More… How to Control a Celebrity Like a Puppet
The internet has given fans the tools to pull celebrities’ strings. How creepy can we get? Episode 9 of our video series.
Read More… Siemens Goes Back to Its Roots With 600 Million Euro Berlin Investment
Siemens went back to its Berlin roots on Wednesday as it announced plans to invest up to 600 million euros ($681 million) to create an industrial and technology hub in the German capital.
Read More… Christine Hallquist Would Like to Talk About the Power Grid
The Vermont Democrat is the first transgender person to be nominated for governor. She’s facing a Republican incumbent whose popularity has tumbled recently.
Read More… Will There Be a Ban on Killer Robots?
A push for a global agreement on autonomous weapons is stalled, much to the chagrin of advocates who believe a treaty is urgently needed.
Read More… At the Telluride Film Festival, the Past Isn’t Safe at All
At this year’s edition, the movies looked ahead (to the Oscars) and back into history, none better than Alfonso Cuarón’s semi-autobiographical “Roma.”
Read More… Apple News’s Radical Approach: Humans Over Machines
While Google, Facebook and Twitter face scrutiny for spreading misinformation, Apple has avoided scandal by using people to pick what news to show. Is that good for news outlets?
Read More… ‘Totally Preventable’: How a Sick Woman Lost Electricity, and Her Life
Linda Daniels relied on an oxygen machine, and died hours after her power was shut off for overdue bills. Her family is pushing for answers.
Read More… Eye Emergencies
Eye emergencies include cuts, scratches, objects in the eye, burns, chemical exposure, and blunt injuries to the eye or eyelid. Certain eye infections and other medical conditions, such as blood clots or glaucoma, may also need prompt medical care…
Read More… Industrial Revolutions Are Political Wrecking Balls
The price we pay for economic and technological dislocation is much higher than we think.
Read More… This Week: Florence and the Machine, ‘Luke Cage,’ Central Park Concerts
Florence Welch soars on her band’s new album, the Marvel series returns to Netflix and the classics come back to Naumburg Bandshell.
Read More… After Protests, Iraq’s Leader Suspends Electricity Minister Over Blackouts
Despite billions of dollars spent since the 2003 United States-led invasion, many Iraqi cities and towns experience severe power cuts and rolling blackouts.