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An online dump of Chinese hacking documents offers a rare window into pervasive state surveillance

An online dump of Chinese hacking documents offers a rare window into pervasive state surveillance

Chinese police are investigating an unauthorized and highly unusual online dump of documents from a private security contractor linked to the nation's top policing agency and other parts of its government — a trove that catalogs apparent hacking acti

Tennessee free-market group sues over federal rule that tightens worker classification standards

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Private US spacecraft enters orbit around the moon ahead of landing attempt

Private US spacecraft enters orbit around the moon ahead of landing attempt

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private U.S. lunar lander reached the moon and eased into a low orbit Wednesday, a day before it will attempt an even greater feat — landing on the gray, dusty surface. A smooth touchdown would put the U.S.
How do whales sing? Scientists point to a specialized voice box that other animals don't have

How do whales sing? Scientists point to a specialized voice box that other animals don't have

LONDON (AP) — Whales sing loud enough that their songs travel through the ocean, but knowing the mechanics behind that has been a mystery. Scientists now think they have an idea, and it's something not seen in other animals: a specialized voice box.
A brain pacemaker helped a woman with crippling depression. It may soon be available to more people

A brain pacemaker helped a woman with crippling depression. It may soon be available to more people

NEW YORK (AP) — Emily Hollenbeck lived with a deep, recurring depression she likened to a black hole, where gravity felt so strong and her limbs so heavy she could barely move. She knew the illness could kill her.
Biden is boosting cybersecurity at US ports, where online attacks can be more ravaging than storms

Biden is boosting cybersecurity at US ports, where online attacks can be more ravaging than storms

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order and created a federal rule aimed at better securing the nation's ports from potential cyberattacks.
White House wades into debate on 'open' versus 'closed' artificial intelligence systems

White House wades into debate on 'open' versus 'closed' artificial intelligence systems

The Biden administration is wading into a contentious debate about whether the most powerful artificial intelligence systems should be “open-source” or closed .
A pacemaker for the brain helped a woman with crippling depression. It may soon offer hope to others

A pacemaker for the brain helped a woman with crippling depression. It may soon offer hope to others

NEW YORK (AP) — Emily Hollenbeck lived with a recurring depression she likened to a black hole, where gravity felt so strong and her limbs so heavy she could barely move. She knew the illness could kill her. Both her parents had taken their lives.
Singapore Airshow kicks off with aerial displays; Boeing and China's COMAC announce new orders

Singapore Airshow kicks off with aerial displays; Boeing and China's COMAC announce new orders

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Singapore Airshow — Asia’s largest — kicked off Tuesday with an array of aerial displays including some by China’s COMAC C919 narrow-body airliner, with aircraft manufacturers such as COMAC and Boeing announcing new orders.
Putin says Russia has no intention of putting nuclear weapons in space, denying US claims

Putin says Russia has no intention of putting nuclear weapons in space, denying US claims

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Tuesday that Moscow has no intention of deploying nuclear weapons in space, claiming that the country has only developed space capabilities similar to those of the U.S.