The head doctor fighting an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, one of a growing list of medical workers infected while battling to halt its spread across West Africa.
Perfect, or near-perfect, robotic drivers could cut traffic accidents, expand the carrying capacity of the nation’s road infrastructure, and free up commuters to stare at their phones, presumably using Google’s many services. But there’s a catch.
A teenager falls victim to murderous parents for not marrying the family’s preferred groom. Another young woman is raped and strangled by family members — because she dared to leave a violent husband. These aren’t tales from the developing world; they involve British women of immigrant descent, and they’re forcing the U.K. government to wake up to the reality of honor killings on its doorstep.