Meet Yevgeny Prigozhin — the man who may succeed Vladimir Putin
Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the elusive Wagner Group, has emerged as a potential successor to Putin and a possible candidate during next year's presidential...
Torres to introduce bill requiring disclosure of AI content
Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-N.Y.) is planning to introduce a bill this coming week that would require any content produced by generative artificial intelligence (AI) to include a disclaimer noting the content’s source. The bill, entitled the “AI Disclosure Act of 2023,” would require any output from AI to include the sentence “Disclaimer: this output has...
The irony of Lebanon’s survival: Success could be holding it back
For the moment, they seem too busy earning a living to take up the fight again.
Biden signs bill to raise debt ceiling
President Biden on Saturday signed legislation to raise the debt ceiling into 2025 and avert a default, marking a significant bipartisan accomplishment amid divided government in Washington, D.C. The president signed the bill just days before Treasury officials warned the department would run out of money to pay the nation’s bills, potentially triggering a recession...
If pro-lifers want to win hearts and minds, they need to be anti-poverty
It's somewhat rare that a given course of action is both morally correct and politically advantageous.
Hannity says he’s not ‘interested in facilitating or listening’ to Christie
Fox News host Sean Hannity said he is not “interested in facilitating or listening” to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), who is expected to launch a bid for the 2024 GOP nomination for president on Tuesday. Hannity said on Friday that he does not have any problem with giving airtime to any of...
Why is Walmart closing some locations?
Dozens of people parked their cars in the Walmart lot and walked up to the doors, only to find a sign that told them it was closed permanently.
Why Trump’s threats to birthright citizenship spark fear
Former President Trump this week tossed a bone to immigration hawks, promising to issue an executive order rescinding birthright citizenship if he returns to the White House. The pledge drew groans from pro-immigration advocates, who quickly pointed out Trump only toyed with trying the move for four years in office, but it heightened fears about...
Military, tech experts raise concerns about AI weaponization: ‘We have to be very concerned’
The speed at which artificial intelligence (AI) is developing and its vast array of capabilities have legislators wondering how much the advanced tech is capable of doing.
The symbol of the GOP should be a crying baby banging a rattle
Conservatives seem all too happy to take the crumbs swept off the table.
Why Meta may pull news content from Facebook in California
Meta, the parent company of Facebook, is inching closer to a faceoff with California over a proposal to require dominant platforms to pay news outlets to distribute their content. The tech giant is using familiar playbook to try and thwart California’s Journalism Preservation Act, which passed the State Assembly on Thursday, by threatening to pull...
Romney Senate challenger Trent Staggs receives endorsement from Utah’s largest police union
Utah's largest police union has tossed its support behind Trent Staggs, the Republican candidate seeking to replace Sen. Mitt Romney in the state's 2024 Senate election.
Biden signs debt ceiling bill, avoiding government default
President Biden has signed a debt limit increase into law, averting a potential default on the national debt by allowing Congress to borrow more money.
As Biden admin touts sharp drop in numbers post-Title 42, legal challenges loom
The Biden administration is touting a significant drop in encounters at the border post-Title 42, but it is also tackling a number of legal challenges to key policies.