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How much does artificial intelligence rule your daily routine? From smart phones that act as personal concierges to self-parking cars to medical robots, the artificial intelligence revolution is here. So where do humans fit in?
FULL STORY: How artificial intelligence is changing our lives

How much does artificial intelligence rule your daily routine? From smart phones that act as personal concierges to self-parking cars to medical robots, the artificial intelligence revolution is here. So where do humans fit in?

FULL STORY: How artificial intelligence is changing our lives



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"I think the reaction will be major condemnation even within the Islamist current, whether the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya, the offshoots of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, whether the salafi community of Libya. … There are a handful of perpetrators of this act. This is not the wider Libyan community; this is not the wider Muslim community, not even the wider Islamist community."

Omar Ashour, an expert on Islamist groups at the University of Exeter, commenting on the response to the attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi.

FULL STORY: Killing of US envoy to Libya underscores threat of unchecked religious fanaticism (+video)

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Global human trafficking, what the State Department calls “modern day slavery,” sometimes gets overlooked in the outrage about the smaller domestic sex trafficking problem. 
FULL STORY: Human trafficking: a misunderstood global scourge

Global human trafficking, what the State Department calls “modern day slavery,” sometimes gets overlooked in the outrage about the smaller domestic sex trafficking problem. 

FULL STORY: Human trafficking: a misunderstood global scourge

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Some 82 million Americans are eligible to vote but typically don’t. If they did vote this fall, Obama would cruise to victory, according to new poll. Top two reasons for staying home on Election Day: too busy to vote and my vote won’t count.

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Olympic medal count: USA sets historic gold medal mark
 http://ow.ly/cUMaU 

Olympic medal count: USA sets historic gold medal mark

 http://ow.ly/cUMaU 

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Olympic Medal Count

Olympic Medal Count

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Cartoonist Dave Granlund celebrates the success of NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity.http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Monitor-Political-Cartoons

Cartoonist Dave Granlund celebrates the success of NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity.
http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Monitor-Political-Cartoons

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China and the US are fighting it out for the total number of medals earned at the London Olympics, but China is dominating the gold medal count.

China and the US are fighting it out for the total number of medals earned at the London Olympics, but China is dominating the gold medal count.

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Polling: Behind the scenes at Gallup, interviewers and editors try to find out how Americans will vote on election day. With the media’s dependence on public opinion statistics, news consumers must educate themselves about which surveys provide valuable data and why.
READ: Polling: a look inside the machinery of public opinion surveys

Polling: Behind the scenes at Gallup, interviewers and editors try to find out how Americans will vote on election day. With the media’s dependence on public opinion statistics, news consumers must educate themselves about which surveys provide valuable data and why.

READ: Polling: a look inside the machinery of public opinion surveys

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Where do international adoptions happen? Follow our series chronicling the adoption story for one family - http://bit.ly/AdoptionDiaryPart2 

Where do international adoptions happen? Follow our series chronicling the adoption story for one family - http://bit.ly/AdoptionDiaryPart2