Government policy

February 12, 2019 - 5:53 pm
The U.S. military wants to expand its use of artificial intelligence in warfare, but says it will take care to deploy the technology in accordance with the nation's values. The Pentagon outlined its first AI strategy in a report released Tuesday. The plan calls for accelerating the use of AI...
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People attend an outdoor rally for former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke outside the El Paso County Coliseum where President Donald Trump was holding a rally in El Paso, Texas, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rudy Gutierrez)
February 12, 2019 - 5:35 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — His voice occasionally cracking, Beto O'Rourke delivered an emotional appeal to thousands of cheering El Pasoans, vowing that Donald Trump shouldn't be allowed to stoke fears in his hometown. Only when the possible 2020 presidential hopeful paused for effect was the boom of...
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FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo traders Joseph Lawler, left, and James Lamb work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 12. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 12, 2019 - 5:12 pm
U.S. stocks finished broadly higher Tuesday as investors grew more optimistic about the prospects for a resolution to the costly trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Technology, financial and health care stocks powered much of the rally, which gave the benchmark S&P 500 index its biggest...
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People attend an outdoor rally for former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke outside the El Paso County Coliseum where President Donald Trump was holding a rally in El Paso, Texas, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rudy Gutierrez)
February 12, 2019 - 5:08 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — His voice occasionally cracking, Beto O'Rourke delivered an emotional appeal to thousands of cheering El Pasoans, vowing that Donald Trump shouldn't be allowed to stoke fears in his hometown. Only when the possible 2020 presidential hopeful paused for effect was the boom of...
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February 12, 2019 - 5:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military wants to expand its use of artificial intelligence in warfare but says it will take care to deploy the technology in accordance with the nation's values. The Pentagon outlined its first AI strategy on Tuesday. The plan calls for accelerating the use of AI systems...
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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, left, and Christopher Dingell place the pall on the casket of John Dingell at the Church of the Divine Child, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Dearborn, Mich. Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, was first elected in 1955 and retired in 2014. The Democrat was 92 when he passed. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
February 12, 2019 - 4:13 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Longtime Rep. John Dingell knew that jobs were about more than collecting a paycheck, and that health care meant more than just good health. Both were about dignity, former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday while eulogizing the longest serving member of Congress in U.S...
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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, left, and Christopher Dingell place the pall on the casket of John Dingell at the Church of the Divine Child, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Dearborn, Mich. Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, was first elected in 1955 and retired in 2014. The Democrat was 92 when he passed. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
February 12, 2019 - 3:59 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Longtime Rep. John Dingell knew that jobs were about more than collecting a paycheck, and that health care meant more than just good health. Both were about dignity, former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday while eulogizing the longest serving member of Congress in U.S...
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FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo traders Joseph Lawler, left, and James Lamb work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 12. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 12, 2019 - 3:38 pm
U.S. stocks marched broadly higher in afternoon trading Tuesday amid renewed optimism over the potential for a trade deal between the U.S. and China. Technology companies and banks powered much of the rally, which had the market on track for its biggest gain this month and a three-day winning...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 12, 2019 - 1:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if the United States and China are close to a trade deal, he might let slide a March 2 deadline to further boost tariffs on Chinese goods. Trump said Tuesday that he's not inclined to do that, but that if the two countries are nearing a deal, he might...
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Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, pauses for reporters as he and other senior bipartisan House and Senate negotiators try to strike a border security compromise in hope of avoiding another government shutdown, at the Capitol in in Washington, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 12, 2019 - 11:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP congressional leaders on Tuesday swung behind a hard-won agreement to prevent a new government shutdown and finance construction of more barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, selling it as a necessary compromise even as some Republicans on the right voice opposition. It's not...
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