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A new Journal of Pediatrics study finds that black high schoolers are attempting suicide at rates higher than most of their peers. We speak with one of the study's authors who says we're missing the data that would help tackle that rise. Also, Google researchers announced Wednesday that their supercomputer Sycamore has reached "quantum supremacy," or the ability to do calculations at speeds once unimaginable. We talk with Yale University professor Steven Girvin about what this quantum breakthrough means for the future of computing and our daily lives. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's October 23, 2019, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on October 23, 2019.

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