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    Sunday June 04, 2017

    THE SUNDAY EDITION Artificial intelligence - wonderful and terrifying - will change life as we know it

    Now that "deep learning" allows computers to think in very human ways, everything is up for grabs. Ira Basen's special hour-long documentary is called, "Into the Deep: The Promise and Perils of Artificial Intelligence."

    Posted: Jun 04, 2017 10:59 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 02, 2017 5:21 PM ET
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  • William Kaysaywaysemat III

    Sunday April 30, 2017

    THE SUNDAY EDITION Bee Nation upends stereotypes about life on First Nations reserves

    Meet William Kaysaywaysemat III—a big name for a little guy. The nine-year-old was victorious at last year's First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee in Saskatchewan. The film documentary "Bee Nation" by Lana Šlezić chronicles William's triumph and his parents' emotional journey.

    Posted: Apr 30, 2017 3:15 PM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 28, 2017 5:14 PM ET
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    Sunday May 28, 2017

    How 'spiritual dread' and flawed risk perception make us overreact to terrorism

    A majority of Americans say terrorism is the most important issue facing their country, and that they fear someone in their family will become a victim of terrorism. Yet gun violence kills about a thousand times more people per year in the U.S. than terrorists do. Jessica Stern is a research professor at the Pardee School of Global Studies in Boston, and coauthor of "ISIS: The State of Terror". She says we respond to blanket media coverage which amplifies the threat, and to the psychology of what she calls "spiritual dread."

    Posted: May 28, 2017 11:39 AM ET
    Last Updated: May 26, 2017 4:53 PM ET
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