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As Xi Jinping embarks on a potentially lifelong presidency, activists fear that the Chinese leader's promise of a "new era" sounds the death knell for human rights under an increasingly digital-savvy police state. The Chinese government has severely reduced space for civil liberties since Xi took power in 2012, and authorities are developing new technologies to keep the vast population in check. They include include facial recognition software as well as a "social credit" system for good behaviour -- eerily similar to an episode of Netflix's sci-fi hit "Black Mirror" that depicted a dystopian society governed by such scores.... [Read More]
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As details about what was accomplished in Helsinki remain sketchy, Trump calls it "a great success." [Read More]
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An inspector general's report found that the agency's response to Flint was hobbled by delays and poor coordination between state and federal officials. [Read More]
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The abrupt cuts effective July 1 caught patients and providers across Kentucky off guard and caused widespread disruption for patients.        ... [Read More]