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IBM pits computer against human debaters

SAN FRANCISCO — IBM pitted a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
On a big night for 'Panther,' Boseman honours real-life hero

On a big night for 'Panther,' Boseman honours real-life hero

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave "Black Panther" its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel's blockbuster taking home four honours including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman.
Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

WASHINGTON — An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents.
Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote

Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote

WICHITA, Kan. — A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications. The ruling by U.S.

Federal judge again blocks Arkansas medication abortion law

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge on Monday again blocked Arkansas from enforcing a law that critics say makes the state the first in the nation to effectively ban abortion pills. U.S.
Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt, authorities said.

Immigration detention policy becomes major issue in media

NEW YORK — The Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy on immigration is blowing up into a major issue after simmering in the media for the past couple of weeks. You could see that in the travel plans of television networks.

Northwestern University revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree

EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern University has revoked the honorary degree it awarded Bill Cosby two decades ago —the first time the school has taken such a step in its 167-year history.
Geraldine McCaughrean wins Carnegie children's book prize

Geraldine McCaughrean wins Carnegie children's book prize

LONDON — British writer Geraldine McCaughrean on Monday won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for children's literature for "Where the World Ends." McCaughrean was named the winner for her novel about two Scottish boys marooned at sea.
Judge withholds ruling on Meek Mill's request for new trial

Judge withholds ruling on Meek Mill's request for new trial

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania judge said Monday she'll rule in "due time" after an evidence hearing to determine whether rapper Meek Mill should get a new trial in his decade-old gun and drug convictions.