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Algorithm used by thousands of US hospitals biased against blacks

Computer algorithms are used across thousands of hospitals in the United States to identify patients most at risk in order to provide them with extensive follow-ups

US white couple get prison for harassing blacks

ATLANTA: A white couple have been handed heavy prison sentences in Georgia for shouting slurs and death threats at guests at a black child's...

Obama attends memorial for slain Dallas cops

DALLAS: President Barack Obama attended a somber memorial Tuesday to five police officers slain in a sniper ambush in Dallas, as he seeks to unify a country divided by race and politics.

South Africa’s Zuma says to return land to blacks as vote looms

CAPE TOWN: South African President Jacob Zuma said his government would push through a new law to compensate the black majority for stolen land, stepping up populist rhetoric before August local polls where his ruling ANC faces a tough challenge.

Man arrested in slaying of nine blacks at South Carolina church

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA: A young white man suspected of shooting nine black people dead after spending an hour with them in Bible study at a historic African-American church in South Carolina was arrested on Thursday, a day after a massacre authorities say was motivated by racial hatred.

Economic revival a major challenge, says PM

KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the economic revival is a major challenge which cannot be overcome without overcoming the shortage of energy.

Oscar protest planned over all-white nominees

HOLLYWOOD, UNITED STATES: African-American civil rights groups plan to protest outside Sunday's Oscars show, where every single one of this year's 20 acting nominees is white.