Senate hearing with deepfake experts tackles elections and sexual abuse

Senate hearing with deepfake experts tackles elections and sexual abuse

[ad_1] Three deepfake-detection software experts testified to the Senate’s subcommittee on privacy, technology and the law Tuesday about how Congress can regulate the artificial-intelligence space, particularly the rise of malicious deepfakes. Deepfakes are misleading audio, video or images that are created or edited with AI technology. In January, deepfake audio that impersonated President Joe Biden … Read more

Trump’s lawyers and prosecutors spar over ‘lock him up’ posts and 2020 social media. Here’s what you missed on trail Day 2.

Trump's lawyers and prosecutors spar over 'lock him up' posts and 2020 social media. Here's what you missed on trail Day 2.

[ad_1] The task of finding 12 impartial jurors was off to a bumpy start on Tuesday as attorneys for Donald Trump, a former president known for his unfiltered use of social media, pressed New Yorkers about whether they could fairly judge him. One prospective juror professed Trump “totally guilty” in an interview outside the courthouse … Read more

House delivers articles of impeachment against Mayorkas to Senate

House delivers articles of impeachment against Mayorkas to Senate

[ad_1] IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Boeing whistleblower says 787 Dreamliner has production flaw 03:25 USC cancels commencement speech by class valedictorian 01:36 Now Playing House delivers articles of impeachment against Mayorkas to Senate 01:49 UP NEXT Boeing engineer says worldwide 787 fleet ‘needs attention’ … Read more

Trump team and prosecution grapple with visceral opinions of the former president

Trump team and prosecution grapple with visceral opinions of the former president

[ad_1] If the prosecution and defense in former President Donald Trump’s hush-money trial can agree on one thing, it’s this: he’s not quite like any other defendant. He was the most powerful man in the world and wants that job again. His mastery of media — including social platforms — made him known to virtually … Read more

Mike Johnson’s make-or-break moment: From the Politics Desk

Mike Johnson’s make-or-break moment: From the Politics Desk

[ad_1] Welcome to the online version of From the Politics Desk, an evening newsletter that brings you the NBC News Politics team’s latest reporting and analysis from the campaign trail, the White House and Capitol Hill. In today’s edition, senior national political reporter Sahil Kapur looks at a make-or-break week for House Speaker Mike Johnson. Plus, on … Read more

Several attorneys general made ‘abusive legal demands’ to get trans patients’ medical records, senators allege

Several attorneys general made ‘abusive legal demands’ to get trans patients’ medical records, senators allege

[ad_1] Four attorneys general in conservative states have abused their authority to investigate transgender patients and their health care, and hospitals must do more to protect them, a new Senate Finance Committee report argues. The report, titled “How State Attorneys General Target Transgender Youth and Adults by Weaponizing the Medicaid Program and their Health Oversight … Read more

Three takeaways as Democratic donors pour cash into fight for Senate

Three takeaways as Democratic donors pour cash into fight for Senate

[ad_1] Democrats are facing an uphill battle to keep control of the Senate, but new fundraising reports show they are building up an early cash advantage for the fight.  Fundraising bursts have helped Democrats win tough races in recent years, with donors opening up their wallets after Donald Trump’s presidential election win in 2016 and … Read more

Kari Lake suggests supporters ‘strap on a Glock’ to be ready for 2024

Kari Lake suggests supporters 'strap on a Glock' to be ready for 2024

[ad_1] LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — Arizona GOP Senate hopeful Kari Lake told supporters they can “strap on a Glock” to be prepared for the intensity of the 2024 campaign and urged military and law enforcement veterans to be “ready,” as her race heats up in a key battleground state.  “We need to send people … Read more

Federal appeals court overturns West Virginia’s transgender sports ban

Federal appeals court overturns West Virginia's transgender sports ban

[ad_1] West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, a Republican who argued the case on behalf of the state, said in a statement that he was “deeply disappointed” in the decision and vowed to fight to keep the law in place. “We must keep working to protect women’s sports so that women’s safety is secured and … Read more

Second Republican backs effort to oust Speaker Mike Johnson from power

Second Republican backs effort to oust Speaker Mike Johnson from power

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — A second House Republican said he will support an effort to oust Speaker Mike Johnson from power over his handling of foreign aid for Ukraine and other U.S. allies. Rep. Thomas Massie, of Kentucky, who is a member of Johnson’s own Rules Committee, said he informed the speaker directly in a closed-door meeting … Read more