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Texas University Removes Confederate Era Statues Overnight

The University of Texas at Austin removed the statues of three Confederate-era figures from a main area on campus on Monday. They were taken down secretly during the night to avoid protesters, especially after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12 when white nationalists protesting against the planned removal of a statue of Confederate military leader Robert E. Lee. ... [Read Full Story]

Would You Fly on a Pilotless Plane?

The aviation industry could save $35 billion a year by moving to pilot-less planes. The technology for this could be possible in the coming years as commercial flights already land with the assistance of on-board computers, and pilots manually fly the aircraft for only a few minutes on average.... [Read Full Story]