Cuba Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s some background information about Cuba, a communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles south of Florida. Median age: 41.8 years Capital: Havana Ethnic Groups: white 64.1%, mixed 26.6%, black 9.3% (2012 est.) GDP (purchasing power parity): $137 billion (2017 est.) GDP per capita: $12,300 (2016 est.) Unemployment: 2.6% (2017 est., according to official figures. Unofficial estimate is double that number.) Other Facts:Before the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, Cuba was receiving subsidies …

How Facial Recognition Is Fighting Child Sex Trafficking

One evening in April, a California law enforcement officer was browsing Facebook when she saw a post from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children with a picture of a missing child. The officer took a screenshot of the image, which she later fed into a tool created by nonprofit Thorn to help investigators find underage sex-trafficking victims. The tool, called Spotlight, uses text- and image-processing algorithms to match faces and other clues in online sex ads with other …