But they do have their downsides. They’re expensive; noted news anchor Megyn Kelly cost NBC a reported $69 million dollars. They’re also prone to malfunctioning at times; Kelly recently questioned, live on air, “what is racist” about white people wearing blackface for Halloween. … [Read more...] about Should This Chinese AI Bot Replace All News Anchors?
The warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention marked a sharp shift in tone for public health officials, who have repeatedly stated that the risk to the general public is low. That’s still the case, the CDC said. But with outbreaks occurring in countries outside China, it appears the virus has breached containment efforts and will almost certainly spread in the United States at some point. … [Read more...] about Get ready now for probable coronavirus pandemic in U.S., federal officials warn
“We want to thank the victim for making the report and providing such a good description of Ducharme. We also want to thank Walmart for helping us identify him in such a timely manner,” the Salem Police Department said, according to FOX 12. … [Read more...] about Oregon man arrested for repeatedly buying Girl Scout cookies with counterfeit money, police say
Sanders walked into the debate as the front-runner and walked out as the front-runner. And that makes him the likely nominee if he does well, as expected, on Super Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Mary Anne Marsh: In Democratic debate, 3 winners and 4 losers in a two-hour street fight
Bloomberg also faced sustained attacks that gave him an opportunity to redeem himself after a bad debate debut one week earlier. Warren cut hard at his record as a businessman, bringing up reports of one particular allegation that he told a pregnant employee “to kill it,” a reference to the woman’s unborn child. Bloomberg fiercely denied the allegation, but acknowledged he sometimes made comments that were inappropriate. … [Read more...] about Democratic rivals target Sanders, Bloomberg in South Carolina debate