US & Canada

Five key takeaways from OpenAI’s CEO Sam Altman’s Senate hearing

ChatGPT creator and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman urges lawmakers to regulate artificial intelligence during a hearing. Sam Altman, the chief executive of ChatGPT’s OpenAI, testified before members of a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday about the need to regulate the increasingly powerful artificial intelligence technology being created inside his company and …

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Architect of Biden’s China policy to resign

Washington’s number-two diplomat, a key foreign policy player, will soon end her three-decade career in government. US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman is set to retire, the State Department said on Friday. The 73-year-old official was heavily involved in devising Washington’s current strategy toward China and the broader Asia-Pacific, …

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US lawmakers introduce bill to combat normalization with Syria

A bipartisan group of American lawmakers have introduced a bill that will prohibit the United States from normalizing diplomatic relations with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government and levy further sanctions on the regional countries resuming their ties with Damascus, amid Washington’s indignation about Syria’s readmission to the Arab League. The …

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