Given the privacy breaches of Google and Facebook, and their collusion with NSA spying, we can be forgiven for some skepticism about what happens when the tech behemoths acquire the extra-judicial killing machines.

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People are shocked to learn that it is legal to kill wildlife as part of a tournament for prizes.
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Recommendations to manage groundwater in California.
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It is striking that during what many had hoped would be a post-racial America, racial division has been amplified.
Sometimes, we in the news business get a chance to make a significant difference. I saw it happen at The Bee during the past year. Readers of these pages know the story. But it’s worth retelling.

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Much of the middle class finds itself in an anxiety-inducing squeeze while the nation’s top 1 percent garner more and more of the income pie.

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A young girl stood up at the microphone in front of a theater packed with adults and asked the speaker how she could ensure she receives an adequate science education. Richard Dawkins, world renowned British evolutionary biologist, who is said to be the most cited living scientist, paused. Then he said he was sorry if her teachers were "refusing to teach seriously." He urged her to complain, and advised open-mindedness and critical thinking. "Ask yourself, is this the kind of thing you're being told because of evidence or just from authority," he said. "Mistrust it if it is from authority."
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The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Monday, April 14:
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, April 14:
When President Barack Obama and the first lady made a return visit to Fort Hood last week, they paused in front of the kind of memorials we have become accustomed to seeing since the start of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

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