Spencer Platt/Getty Images In this photo illustration, a teenager uses her mobile phone to access social media. New York is the first state to pass a law regulating social media algorithms amid nationwide allegations that apps such as Instagram or TikTok have hooked users with addictive features. CNN  —  Big changes are coming for New […]

Bill Gate poses for a portrait at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., June 13, 2024. Ben de la Cruz/NPR hide caption toggle caption Ben de la Cruz/NPR Artificial intelligence may come for our jobs one day, but before that happens, the data centers it relies on are going to need a lot of electricity. So […]

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says measures will target individuals responsible for undermining democracy. The United States will impose visa restrictions and review relations with Georgia over a controversial “foreign agent” bill that has sparked mass protests in the country. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday the visa restrictions would apply […]

In a continuation of unprecedented attacks against the Biden administration’s pause of bomb shipments to Israel, the House introduced its second bill in just weeks attempting to punish the executive branch and prioritize reelection over U.S. laws, interests and values.  The Maintaining Our Ironclad Commitment to Israel’s Security Act . . .

Republicans have introduced a bill to eliminate the US EV tax credit in the Inflation Reduction Act, with the effect of slowing US progress on EV manufacturing, thus handing the lead in EV manufacturing to China. How the Inflation Reduction Act helps American health, economy & manufacturing The Inflation Reduction Act included hundreds of billions […]

Congressmen from Georgia and North Carolina have introduced a bill this week that would help Black farm families better position their generational land for agricultural production. The measure — titled the Heirs Education and Investment to Resolve Succession, or HEIRS Property Act for short — would provide legal services toward resolving heirs’ property issues, which […]

Last Sunday, as Russia put pressure on Ukrainian forces across a 600-mile front line, Ukraine received a shipment of anti-armor rockets, missiles and badly needed 155-millimeter artillery shells. It was the first installment from the $61 billion in military aid that President Biden approved just four days earlier. A second batch of those weapons and […]

“[Rep. Adam Schiff] won’t tell you that he just voted to send $100 billion to foreign countries. We have a $35 trillion national debt in America.” — Richard Grenell, former U.S. ambassador to Germany, in a social media . . .

Stay informed with free updates Simply sign up to the World myFT Digest — delivered directly to your inbox. Good morning. The US Senate has approved a $95bn bill delivering security aid to Ukraine, Israel and the Indo-Pacific region with overwhelming bipartisan support, in a boost to President Joe Biden’s top foreign policy priorities. The […]

The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday night to give final approval to a $95.3 billion package of aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, sending it to President Biden and ending months of uncertainty about whether the United States would continue to back Kyiv in its fight against Russian aggression. The vote reflected resounding bipartisan support […]

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