Uncounted Ballots, Overvoted Ballots: Why Is the Governor Claiming Fraud in Florida’s Election?

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.

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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.

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Hotel Workers Fret Over a New Rival: Alexa at the Front Desk

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.

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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.

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Scientists Push for a Crash Program to Scrub Carbon From the Air

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.

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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.

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Why the Right to Vote Is Not a Right

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.

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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.

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Japan Invests in Service Industry, Reshaping Its Legendary Hospitality

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.

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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.

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Siemens Goes Back to Its Roots With 600 Million Euro Berlin Investment

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.

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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.

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Will There Be a Ban on Killer Robots?

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.

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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.”

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Apple News’s Radical Approach: Humans Over Machines

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?

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‘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.

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Eye Emergencies

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…

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Industrial Revolutions Are Political Wrecking Balls

The price we pay for economic and technological dislocation is much higher than we think.

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This Week: Florence and the Machine, ‘Luke Cage,’ Central Park Concerts

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.

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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.

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