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AI technology comes under fire from critics in Senate hearing

With the adoption of artificial intelligence by industries including healthcare, critics contend that there are inherent problems with AI which have the potential to negatively impact the lives of Americans. Rashida Richardson, director of policy research at New York University’s AI Now Institute, told a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday that the use of recommendation algorithms,… Read More »

Democrats block Senate bill requiring medical care for babies that survive abortion

Senate Democrats on Monday blocked an effort to pass legislation clarifying that babies who survive attempted abortions must receive medical care. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., rejected the motion to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, authored by Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., and co-sponsored by other Republicans. Sasse had sought to pass the bill via… Read More »