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Biden to create cybersecurity standards for nation's ports as concerns grow over vulnerabilities

Feb. 21, 2024 05:12 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order and create a new federal rule Wednesday aimed at better securing the nation's ports from potential cyberattacks. The administration is outlining a set of cybersecurity regulations that port operators must...

Jill Biden is announcing $100 million in funding for research and development into women's health

Feb. 21, 2024 05:11 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden on Wednesday was announcing $100 million in federal funding for research and development into women's health as part of a new White House initiative that she is heading up. The funding is the first major deliverable of the White House Initiative on...

White House wades into debate on 'open' versus 'closed' artificial intelligence systems

Feb. 21, 2024 05:10 AM EST

The Biden administration is wading into a contentious debate about whether the most powerful artificial intelligence systems should be “open-source” or closed. The White House said Wednesday it is seeking public comment on the risks and benefits of having an AI system's key...

It's an election year, and Biden's team is signaling a more aggressive posture toward the press

Feb. 21, 2024 00:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Occupants of the White House have grumbled over news coverage practically since the place was built. Now it's Joe Biden's turn: With a reelection campaign underway, there are signs that those behind the president are starting to more aggressively and publicly challenge how he is...

Agency to announce the suspected cause of a 2022 bridge collapse over a Pittsburgh ravine

Feb. 21, 2024 00:14 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal regulators are about to announce what they believe caused a bridge to collapse in Pittsburgh more than two years ago, sending vehicles plummeting into a ravine and injuring several people. The National Transportation Safety Board is expected to vote...

Biden tells California supporters to stay focused on what's at stake in reelection battle

Feb. 21, 2024 00:08 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden kicked off a three-day fundraising sprint in California, making the case to supporters to stay focused on what’s at stake in his reelection battle where he will likely again face Donald Trump in November. In remarks at a campaign reception...

Donald Trump again compares his criminal indictments to imprisonment and death of Putin's top rival

Feb. 20, 2024 23:04 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday on comparing his criminal indictments to the circumstances of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, the top political opponent of Russia’s autocratic leader Vladimir Putin who died in a remote arctic prison after being jailed by the Kremlin...

Nikki Haley hasn't yet won a GOP contest. But she's vowing to keep fighting Donald Trump

Feb. 20, 2024 22:49 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — There are no wins on the horizon for Nikki Haley. Those close to the former United Nations ambassador, the last major Republican candidate standing in Donald Trump's path to the GOP's 2024 presidential nomination, are privately bracing for a blowout loss in...

Biden wants people to know most of the money he's seeking for Ukraine would be spent in the US

Feb. 20, 2024 21:51 PM EST

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — At a bustling construction site outside of Dallas, there are hopes that Congress can finally pass nearly $95 billion in foreign aid including funding for Ukraine — because factory jobs in the United States depend on that money. Aerospace and defense company...

Ex-FBI informant charged with lying about Bidens had Russian intelligence contacts, prosecutors say

Feb. 20, 2024 21:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former FBI informant charged with making up a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden, his son Hunter and a Ukrainian energy company had contacts with Russian intelligence-affiliated officials, prosecutors said Tuesday. Prosecutors...