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General Sherman passes health check but world's largest trees face growing climate threats

General Sherman passes health check but world's largest trees face growing climate threats

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California (AP) — High in the evergreen canopy of General Sherman, the world’s largest tree, researchers searched for evidence of an emerging threat to giant sequoias: bark beetles.
NBA great Dwyane Wade launches Translatable, an online community supporting transgender youth

NBA great Dwyane Wade launches Translatable, an online community supporting transgender youth

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NBA great Dwyane Wade was back in South Florida on Thursday to do battle again.
Nvidia's stock market value is nearly $2.6 trillion. How it rose to AI prominence, by the numbers

Nvidia's stock market value is nearly $2.6 trillion. How it rose to AI prominence, by the numbers

Nvidia’s stock price has more than doubled this year as of the close of trading Thursday, increasing the company’s market value by more than $1.3 trillion.
Massive cradle of baby stars revealed in new space telescope images

Massive cradle of baby stars revealed in new space telescope images

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A massive cradle of baby stars has been observed in new detail by a European space telescope, adding to its celestial collection of images .
OpenAI to start using news content from News Corp. as part of a multiyear deal

OpenAI to start using news content from News Corp. as part of a multiyear deal

Joining news organizations that have chosen to collaborate rather than fight with the best-known artificial intelligence company, News Corp.
White House pushes tech industry to shut down market for sexually abusive AI deepfakes

White House pushes tech industry to shut down market for sexually abusive AI deepfakes

President Joe Biden's administration is pushing the tech industry and financial institutions to shut down a growing market of abusive sexual images made with artificial intelligence technology.
With a new War Rig and a fleet of motorbikes, 'Furiosa' restarts the motorized mayhem of 'Mad Max'

With a new War Rig and a fleet of motorbikes, 'Furiosa' restarts the motorized mayhem of 'Mad Max'

NEW YORK (AP) — When it was time to start making “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga,” production designer Colin Gibson went to a garage in Australia to find some old friends. It had been years since 2015’s “Fury Road” wrapped production.
Dangerous brew: Ocean heat and La Nina combo likely mean more Atlantic hurricanes this summer

Dangerous brew: Ocean heat and La Nina combo likely mean more Atlantic hurricanes this summer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Get ready for what nearly all the experts think will be one of the busiest Atlantic hurricane seasons on record, thanks to unprecedented ocean heat and a brewing La Nina.
Attempts to regulate AI’s hidden hand in Americans’ lives flounder in US statehouses

Attempts to regulate AI’s hidden hand in Americans’ lives flounder in US statehouses

DENVER (AP) — The first attempts to regulate artificial intelligence programs that play a hidden role in hiring, housing and medical decisions for millions of Americans are facing pressure from all sides and floundering in statehouses nationwide.
TikTok rolls out new rules to limit the reach of state-affiliated media accounts on its platform

TikTok rolls out new rules to limit the reach of state-affiliated media accounts on its platform

NEW YORK (AP) — TikTok is putting in place new rules to limit the reach of state-affiliated media accounts that are attempting to exert influence abroad during a crucial election year .