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NYC aims to be first to rein in AI hiring tools

Nov. 19, 2021 08:11 AM EST

Job candidates rarely know when hidden artificial intelligence tools are rejecting their resumes or analyzing their video interviews. But New York City residents could soon get more say over the computers making behind-the-scenes decisions about their careers. A bill...

Frida Kahlo self-portrait sells for record $35M at auction

Nov. 17, 2021 13:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Frida Kahlo self-portrait that shows the artist with the face of her husband, Diego Rivera, in the middle of her forehead, sold at Sotheby's in New York on Tuesday for $34.9 million, an auction record for a work by a Latin American artist. The 1949...

Today in History

Nov. 15, 2021 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2021. There are 46 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 15, 1942, the naval Battle of Guadalcanal ended during World War II with a decisive U.S....

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 14-20

Nov. 08, 2021 09:22 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 14-20: Nov. 14: Actor Kathleen Hughes (“Babe”) is 93. Writer P.J. O’Rourke is 74. Guitarist James Young of Styx is 72. Musician Stephen Bishop is 70. Pianist Yanni is 67. Actor D.B. Sweeney is 60. Actor Laura San Giacomo...

Salma Hayek felt like the mom on the set of 'Eternals'

Nov. 05, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Salma Hayek laughs when asked if she ever felt like the mom of the group on the set of “Eternals.” “Yes, because everyone also came to tell me about their problems ... and I liked it a lot,” says the Mexican actor, who at 55 plays the matriarch...

Review: Ballads predominate on ABBA’s comeback album

Nov. 05, 2021 11:37 AM EDT

“Voyage,” ABBA (Capitol Records) A bouncy, synthy beat bridges the decades and brings ABBA into the present. “You look bewildered,” Agnetha Fältskog sings above the retro rhythm, “and you wonder why I’m here today.” ...

Zhou takes advantage of Chen's struggles at Skate America

Oct. 24, 2021 01:58 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Nathan Chen struggled at Skate America, Vincent Zhou won his first major title to show the United States has two legitimate men’s medal hopes at the upcoming Beijing Olympics. Until Saturday night, the 22-year-old Chen had won every competition he...

PGA Tour in Las Vegas, Ryder Cup captain reunion in Florida

Oct. 05, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

PGA TOUR SHRINERS CHILDREN'S OPEN Site: Las Vegas. Course: TPC Summerlin. Yardage: 7,255. Par: 71. Prize money: $7 million. Winner's share: $1.26 million. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 5-8...

Traveling Frida Kahlo exhibition comes to Louisiana gallery

Sep. 26, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Walking down the recently waxed floors of the R.W. Norton Art Gallery, the eyes are drawn to the vibrant blue and yellow embroidered piece that elegantly hangs at the end of the corridor. The skillful needlework outlines the figure of famed...

Albania claims global leadership for women in government

Sep. 16, 2021 12:15 PM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament was to vote late Thursday to approve the new, female-dominated cabinet of Prime Minister Edi Rama, with 12 of the 17 jobs going to women, making Albania a global leader in terms of the percentage of women in government positions. ...