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Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could be disastrous for humanity

On Wednesday, Stephen Hawking spoke at the opening of Cambridge University's new artificial intelligence center, which, in part, will investigate potential problems the technology may pose, reports the Telegraph. In his address, Hawking,...Show More Summary

US Air Force Admits Drone Computer Network "Outage" In September

While the Russians have not been blamed yet, reports that the US Air Force is currently investigating a secure network outage in early September at one of the military’s principal centers for global drone operations in Nevada. In...Show More Summary

Record case counts from live poultry spur renewed warning

Reporting a record year for human illnesses linked to live poultry, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wrapped up its investigation this week of eight Salmonella outbreaks that have sickened 895 people across 48 states. That’s more than double the 324 case count in June when the CDC initially announced the outbreaks. The first... Continue Reading

L.A. Times OxyContin report receives investigative journalism honors

The Los Angeles Times is one of three news organizations honored for investigative reporting by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. The Times' "OxyContin's 12-Hour Problem" by Harriet Ryan, Lisa Girion and Scott Glover received the bronze award in the 10th annual Barlett...

California Governor Signs Bill to Jail Reporters Who Film Undercover Footage at Planned Parenthood

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed an oppressive, Planned Parenthood-backed bill to stop whistleblowers and journalists from conducting undercover investigations of any “health care providers.” The Center for Medical Progress’s...Show More Summary

Daycare Probed Amid 'Smack for Snack' Game Allegations

Officials in Kentucky are monitoring a day care center after an investigation found that employees required children to be hit before they could get a snack, reports the AP. Citing an Office of Inspector General report, media outlets say two male workers at New Creation Childcare in Lexington made children...

Republican Attorneys General Met Secretly with Exxon Lobbyists to Stop Climate Change Investigations

According to a new report by the watchdog group Center for Media and Democracy ( CMD ), ExxonMobil sent teams of lobbyists to meet with industry-friendly Republican state attorneys general to help stave off a flurry of investigations...Show More Summary

LA water hog exposed as "Wet Prince of Bel-Air"

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Who is the top residential water hog of Los Angeles? The Center for Investigative Reporting has narrowed it down to 7 Bel-Air mansions, with billionaire Jerry Perenchio's estate the prime suspect for using almost 12 million gallons of water a year. (more…)

The suspect list narrows: Who is the 'Wet Prince of Bel-Air'?

Who's the homeowner who managed to use 11.8-million gallons of water in a single year? The city isn't naming names, but the Center for Investigative Reporting has narrowed down the list to seven likely suspects. The California-based nonprofit news organization broke the story of the "Wet Prince...

Recruit abuse allegations at Parris Island

MSN reports that a number of drill instructors at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Training Center in South Carolina are being investigated for trainee abuse. One Islamic recruit charged that a DI repeatedly stuffed the recruit into an industrial-sized dryer and turned it on, burning him. “You’re going to kill us all the first chance […]

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here's all the feminist news on my radar today: • The Center for Investigative Reporting found that at least 150 women in California prisons were sterilized without the required permission of the state—some of the women say prison staff heavily pressured them into getting tubal ligations. Show More Summary

California Passes Bill to Jail Reporters Who Film Undercover Footage at Planned Parenthood

California Senators passed an oppressive, Planned Parenthood-backed bill on Wednesday to stop whistleblowers and journalists from conducting undercover investigations of any “health care providers.” The Center for Medical Progress’sShow More Summary

The Red Diaper Baby in Obama’s Red Cover-Up

A Special Report from the AIM Center for Investigative Journalism The lack of coverage in 2008 of the embarrassing facts in Barack Obama’s background, especially his deep personal relationship with a Communist by the name of Frank Marshall Davis, stands as a sensational example of how dishonest the national media can be when they are […]

Chile issues health alert after faults found in condoms

2 months agoHealth : Reuters: Health

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's health authorities on Tuesday issued an alert and said they were investigating reported problems with Chinese-made condoms distributed for free in family health centers nationwide.

How Fiat Chrysler Is Fixing Its Sales Mess—Kind Of

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Fiat Chrysler’s sales-reporting practices have put the company at the center of two fraud investigations amid allegations that it inflated car sales numbers for years. A new report from the company presents a supposedly improved counting...Show More Summary

Early Trial Results Support the Safety of Cell-Based Retinitis Pigmentosa Treatment

Regenerative medicine company jCyte and the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center at the University of California, Irvine report that their investigational therapy for retinitis pigmentosa (RP) has demonstrated a favorable safety and tolerability profile in an ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial.

Why Hasn't ExxonMobil Published 2015 Philanthropy Reports Yet? Might They Reveal Ongoing Climate Denial Funding?

This is a guest post by Cindy Baxter, originally published by Climate Investigations Center For some reason, ExxonMobil has delayed publishing its corporate giving report this year, well beyond the normal timing.  Is the report undergoing...Show More Summary

Son Allegedly Shoots Father at Repast for Brother’s Funeral Service in Baltimore

The police are investigating a shooting that occurred at the New Song Worship & Arts Center in Baltimore after a son pulled a gun on his father at the post-funeral repast for his brother, the Baltimore Sun reports. Authorities say that the brother of Antonio Addison, a 22-year-old who was killed in West Baltimore last month, […]

The Budget Cuts Disarming The Environmental Fight In Massachusetts

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The following story was reported by Beth Daley and Caitlin Bawn of The Eye and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. The Eye is the online publication of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, and works...Show More Summary

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