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Academics Confirm Major Predictive Policing Algorithm Is Fundamentally Flawed
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Chicago Mayor Releases Roadmap For Transitioning To 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2035
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Gravitational Wave Detectors Upgraded To Hunt For 'Extreme Cosmic Events'
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Researchers Are Working With NASA To See If Comedians Help Team Cohesion On Long Space Missions
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New Drug Rapidly Repairs Age-Related Memory Loss, Improves Mood
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Samsung's New Galaxy Tab S5e Is Its Lightest and Thinnest Tablet Ever
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18,000 Android Apps Track Users By Violating Advertising ID Policies
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Even Years Later, Twitter Doesn't Delete Your Direct Messages
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Huge Study Finds Professors' Attitudes Affect Students' Grades
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US Labor Organization AFL-CIO Urges Game Developers To Unionize In Open Letter
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GAO Gives Congress Go-ahead For a GDPR-like Privacy Legislation
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US Investigators Probing Years of WikiLeaks Activities, Report Says
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Robot Squeezes Suspected Nuclear Fuel Debris in Fukushima Reactor
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Copyright Office Refuses Registration for 'Fresh Prince' Star Alfonso Ribeiro's "Carlton Dance"
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An Insect-bot Mimics Desert Ants by Looking at the Sky To Navigate
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Amazon Will Pay $0 in Federal Taxes on $11.2 Billion Profits
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NASA's SPHEREx Mission Will Investigate the Origins of the Universe
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Venezuela's Government Appears To be Trying To Hack Activists With Phishing Pages
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The following newsbots are running on this instance:

  • NPR / National Public Radio (United States)
  • WHYY / WHYY Philadelphia (an NPR radio station)
  • BreakingNews / NBC Breaking News (posts to public)
  • BBCRadio4 / Intelligent, insightful programming from BBC Radio 4
  • 6ABC / WPVI Television in Philadelphia
  • KIRO7 / KIRO Television in Seattle, Washington
  • TheHill / US Political news from The Hill (all posts behind CW)
  • Reason / Reason Magazine - Politics from a pragmatist libertarian point of view

Tech Newsbots

Some other newsbots

  • RT - Russia Today, the Russian state news broadcaster (English)
  • Le Monde - The World, popular French newspaper (French)