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Occupational licensing blunts competition and boosts inequality

EVERY month Debbie Varnum of Shallotte, North Carolina, must pay a

For artificial intelligence to thrive, it must explain itself

SCIENCE fiction is littered with examples of intelligent computers, from HAL

Indian teaching startups make work for idle thumbs

TO ANY outsider it looks as if the children have been

America seems unable to solve a scourge that exists nowhere else

JUST before the end of the school day on February 14th

How to ensure Ryanair foots the bill for flight delays

THERE is little doubt that Ryanair takes umbrage at EU261, a piece of

America’s latest school slaughter

A 19-YEAR-OLD man wearing a gas mask and toting an assault

The governor of Pennsylvania rejects Republicans’ new map

THE best thing that can be said about a new Republican-drawn

Those Brexit clichés explained

EVER since February 2016, when David Cameron, the British prime minister,

Do voters have a right to wear political garb at the polling booth?

WHEN the justices hear Minnesota Voters Alliance v Mansky on February

Searching for lithium deposits with satellites

CORNWALL, a rugged peninsula that forms Britain’s south-western extremity, has a

How too much fructose may cause liver damage

  FRUCTOSE is the sweetest of the natural sugars. As its

A hamster is the latest victim in the row over emotional-support animals

THE roster of emotional-support animals that are and are not allowed

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