The House has voted to keep the federal government running for two more weeks, passing a bill to avert a government shutdown by a 335-91 margin.The bill, which the Senate is expected to pass as well, buys more time for legislators to work out a long-term spending bill.Ted Robbins reports from the Ca
Few people would think that when U.S. lawmakers visit troops in Afghanistan, they're seeing the place through the eyes of the average grunt. But the idea of using psychological-warfare techniques to influence senators and other VIPs seems crazy — and in fact, it's illegal.
It's Watson, of course.IBM's supercomputer, pretty much as expected, did indeed crush the human competition on Jeopardy!.After a three-day tournament against past champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, the machine had "earned" $77,147. Jennings was second with $24,000.