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Microsoft Launches $25M Program to Use AI for Disabilities
Cancer Docs Feel Unprepared, but Recommend Marijuana Anyway
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Cancer Docs Feel Unprepared, but Recommend Marijuana Anyway

Microsoft Launches $25M Program to Use AI for Disabilities

By Carla K. Johnson |
Nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors who responded to a survey say they've recently recommended medical marijuana to patients, although most say they don't know enough abou...

NASA Shipper Orbital ATK Launches Space Station Supplies

NASA Shipper Orbital ATK Launches Space Station Supplies

By Marcia Dunn | May 21
One of NASA's prime shippers, Orbital ATK, launched a fresh load of supplies to the International Space Station from Virginia on Monday.

Gay Couple 'Stunned' After Lyft Driver Kicks Them Out of Car for Kissing

Gay Couple 'Stunned' After Lyft Driver Kicks Them Out of Car for Kissing

May 21
A young gay couple were left "stunned" after a Lyft drive in Indianapolis, Ind. booted them from his car on May 5 when they briefly kissed in the back seat.

How Google, Facebook Will Adapt to Europe's New Privacy Law

How Google, Facebook Will Adapt to Europe's New Privacy Law

By Anick Jesdanun | May 21
Companies large and small are updating their privacy policies and service terms to comply with upcoming European Union rules governing data and privacy.

Website Flaw Exposes Real-Time Locations of U.S. Cellphones

Website Flaw Exposes Real-Time Locations of U.S. Cellphones

By Frank Bajak | May 21
A website flaw at a California company that gathers real-time data on cellular wireless devices could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of any AT&T, Verizon, Sprint or T-Mobile cellphone in the United States.

Clocks May Go A Little Cuckoo with Power Grid Change

Clocks May Go A Little Cuckoo with Power Grid Change

By Seth Borenstein | May 21
Because of a change in federal energy regulations, some scientists say your trusty, older plug-in clock may be losing or gaining a few ticks over time.