OCR

1.18.18

Doctors Who Oppose Abortion and LGBT Rights Get New Government Protections

This morning, the Trump administration announced a new "civil rights" division tasked with protecting doctors who have religious objections to helping certain patients.

3.31.17

How Computers Learned to Read

Teaching computers to understand text was one of the 20th century’s great challenges. At first, the secret to optical character recognition was purpose-built type.

3.24.17

Lawyer Who Called Trans Women 'Biological Men' to Oversee Civil Rights for HHS

Roger Severino has long spoken out against the rights of LGBT Americans—but now he's tasked with ensuring those people receive appropriate medical care.

12.15.14

The Wrestler and the Rape Victim

After being raped at a college party, Molly Morris had to endure our broken system for addressing campus sexual assault.

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