What constitutes cyberwar?
The difference between probing and mapping and actually attacking depends on the intent of the people doing it, which is hard to figure out and may change. The dangers, however, remain worrying.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, front, after she signed a law that allows pay-for-success funding for projects aiming to reduce female incarceration rates.
AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki
These partnerships between investors, governments and nonprofits are a new way to pay for programs and services that help people in need and address intractable problems like mass incarceration.
A large dust storm, or haboob, sweeps across downtown Phoenix on July 21, 2012.
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New research projects that climate change could greatly increase airborne dust levels in the southwestern US, causing higher hospital admissions and premature deaths from heart and lung ailments.
Seberapa tepat orang bisa menebak karakter Anda lewat jejak digital Anda?
Sebuah surel dari Aleksandr Kogan menjelaskan apa yang dapat diungkap data Facebook mengenai Anda, dan apa yang bisa dilakukan seorang data scientist dengan informasi tersebut.
How accurately can you be profiled online?
An email from Aleksandr Kogan sheds light on exactly how much your Facebook data reveals about you, and what data scientists can actually do with that information.
The Hulene landfill in Maputo, Mozambique.
Recent urban disasters in Ethiopia and Mozambique resulted in high female mortality, which was been largely ignored.
Somali soldiers and peacekeepers from the AU Mission during an operation in 2014.
Official reasons for joining the Somalia mission were that the conflict posed a security risk. But in fact other factors played a bigger role.
The story of where we come from evolves almost every year.
The story of where humans come from is growing as new evidence -- and new methods of analysis -- emerge all the time.
Protecting the patents of expensive medicines for longer would affect low-income countries.
Negotiators from 11 countries have been racing to resurrect the near-dead Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement before the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit this weekend.
A rally in support of DACA outside of the White House.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
Research shows that for many young people, discovering they were undocumented led to significant mental distress. After DACA they found peace of mind.
There are 100 million uncontrolled small arms and light weapons in African crisis zones.
African governments are open to military aid from the West. However, Germany’s recent remarks about the transfer of weapons to countries battling militants, needs to be approached with caution.
Locking down the federal government.
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President Trump's new executive order on cybersecurity signals some significant new federal cybersecurity efforts.
Police must join forces across international borders to take on modern cybercriminals.
Cybercriminals are using cloud-based services, much like regular businesses. A new study reveals important lessons for the future of fighting cybercrime.
North Korean cyberattacks may increase as the country comes under greater international pressure.
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The international community – and the U.S. and China in particular – should give serious thought to what might be North Korea's cyberattack equivalent of a nuclear weapons test.
Injured people are assisted after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London.
Was the London attacker acting alone? Was he really a soldier of the Islamic State? Research on the nature of jihadism in the West reveals possible answers.
Poul Henningsen’s Artichoke Lamp, viewed from below at London’s Park Plaza Hotel.
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We asked five design experts – what's your favorite product of all time, and why?
Protesters gather on the National Mall for the Women’s March on Washington during the first full day of Donald Trump’s presidency.
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Inaugural weekends are snapshots of the cultural and political zeitgeist. How did this year's compare to those from 2009 and 2005?
Where does a divided country go from here?
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
Why is the country witnessing so much division and violence?
The big-money political actions committees (PACs) on both sides are shifting their spending away from the presidential race and toward contests for “the world’s greatest deliberative body” for good reason…
Our Constitution is not only broken, but we need a Donald Trump to show some authoritarian power in our country and bring back the rule of law. – Paul Le Page, Republican governor of Maine, October 12…