Sochi Olympic Games: When the host country's regulations on its own people are more oppressive than the rules of the sports themselves, parents should prepare for a discussion with their kids about international politics and safety.
Phiona Mutesi came from a home in Uganda without any running water and electricity, let alone chess resources. But that changed when a chess program planted itself in the community. Now Phiona is in the US, spreading her story and playing chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov.
For generations, machines have been replacing people. We've applauded when drudge work was mechanized. Now, however, machines are moving in on thought work. That has big implications for the future of jobs.
Vladimir Putin's United Russia party is confronted with a cartoon pig named Nakh-Nakh in Sunday's parliamentary election. A series of animated clips posted on the Internet challenge the status quo leadership.
Vladimir Putin's return to center stage has sharpened criticism by American critics of the US-Russia 'reset' that improved relations. US critics see an effort to revive a Soviet-style rivalry.
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov blames the Kremlin for orchestrating a mutiny within his Right Cause political party, which could have taken some support from Putin's United Russia party.
IBM's Watson may school two of Jeopardy!'s top players, but does it represent a true advance in artificial intelligence?