GREENBELT, Md. — A former top prosecutor for the city of Baltimore is to be sentenced this week for lying about her personal finances so she could improperly access retirement funds during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sentencing for former Baltimore state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby is set to open Thursday at a federal courthouse in Greenbelt, a […]

SAO PAULO — Brazil’s Federal Police on Monday launched an investigation into former President Jair Bolsonaro’s two-night stay last month at the Hungarian embassy in Brasilia, amid widespread speculation from his opponents that he may have been attempting to evade arrest. A Federal Police source with knowledge of the investigation confirmed to The Associated Press […]

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The CEO of ChatGPT-maker OpenAI said Tuesday that the dangers that keep him awake at night regarding artificial intelligence are the “very subtle societal misalignments” that could make the systems wreak havoc. Sam Altman, speaking at the World Government Summit in Dubai via a […]

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel will defend itself before the United Nation’s top court against charges that it has engaged in genocide of Palestinians in Gaza, officials said Tuesday, a rare engagement with the world body, which Israel often denounces as biased against it. South Africa launched the case Friday at the International Court of […]

A suspect is in custody in connection with a rural Colorado shooting that left three people dead and one in critical condition, authorities said. The arrest follows a day-long manhunt for the suspect — identified by authorities as Hanme K. Clark, 45, of Westcliffe. He was arrested by New Mexico State Police, the Custer County […]

LIBREVILLE, Gabon — Mutinous soldiers claimed to have seized power in Gabon on Wednesday and put the president under house arrest, hours after he was declared the winner in an election extending his family’s 55-year rule in the oil-rich Central African nation. In a video apparently from detention in his residence, President Ali Bongo Ondimba […]

Jay Johnston turned himself in to the FBI on Wednesday. Actor Jay Johnston has been charged in connection with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Johnston, whose credits include “Anchorman,” “Arrested Development,” “Bob’s Burgers” and “The Sarah Silverman Program,” is accused of unlawfully entering the U.S. Capitol complex and disorderly or disruptive conduct […]

AMSTERDAM — The Netherlands celebrated the 56th birthday of King Willem-Alexander on Thursday with street markets, parties and orange-glazed pastries, even as an annual poll showed support for the monarchy continuing to decline. The king and much of his family spent part of the day in Rotterdam, where thousands of orange-clad people lined the streets […]

The CEO behind the company that created ChatGPT believes artificial intelligence technology will reshape society as we know it. He believes it comes with real dangers, but can also be “the greatest technology humanity has yet developed” to drastically improve our lives. “We’ve got to be careful here,” said Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI. “I […]

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — An ivory spoon dating back 2,700 years that was recently repatriated to the Palestinian Authority from the United States has sparked a dispute with Israel’s new far-right government over the cultural heritage in the occupied West Bank. The clash brings into focus the political sensitivities surrounding archaeology in the Middle East, […]

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