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Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy, Climate, and Grid Security for a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2024, on the 2025 Energy Department budget.

Biden releasing 1 million barrels of gasoline from Northeast reserve in bid to lower prices at pump

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy, Climate, and Grid Security for a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2024, on the 2025 Energy Department budget.

May 21, 2024, 3:53pm Business

The Biden administration said Tuesday it is releasing 1 million barrels of gasoline from a Northeast reserve established after Superstorm Sandy in a bid to lower prices at the pump this summer. Read story

The New York Stock Exchange is shown on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, in New York. Stocks on Wall Street were mixed in quiet premarket trading as more retailers report solid results at the tail end of earnings season.

Stock market today: Wall Street squeaks higher to set more records

The New York Stock Exchange is shown on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, in New York. Stocks on Wall Street were mixed in quiet premarket trading as more retailers report solid results at the tail end of earnings season.

May 21, 2024, 1:52pm Business

U.S. stock indexes drifted higher Tuesday to set more records following another quiet day of trading. Read story

FILE - Scarlett Johansson poses for photographers at the photo call for the film &ldquo;Asteroid City&rdquo; at the 76th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, May 24, 2023.

Scarlett Johansson says a ChatGPT voice is ‘eerily similar’ to hers and OpenAI is halting its use

FILE - Scarlett Johansson poses for photographers at the photo call for the film &ldquo;Asteroid City&rdquo; at the 76th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, May 24, 2023.

May 21, 2024, 7:32am Business

OpenAI on Monday said it plans to halt the use of one of its ChatGPT voices that “Her” actor Scarlett Johansson says sounds “eerily similar” to her own. Read story

Over $450K recovered for workers of California mushroom farms that were sites of fatal shootings

May 21, 2024, 7:29am Business

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — The owners of two Northern California mushroom farms where a farmworker killed seven people in back-to-back shootings last year will pay more than $450,000 in back wages and damages to 62 workers, the Labor Department announced Monday. Read story

Ambulances wait to carry passengers from a London-Singapore flight that encountered severe turbulence, in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, May 21, 2024. The plane apparently plummeted for a number of minutes before it was diverted to Bangkok, where emergency crews rushed to help injured passengers amid stormy weather, Singapore Airlines said Tuesday.

British man may have suffered fatal heart attack when turbulence hit Singapore Airlines flight

Ambulances wait to carry passengers from a London-Singapore flight that encountered severe turbulence, in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, May 21, 2024. The plane apparently plummeted for a number of minutes before it was diverted to Bangkok, where emergency crews rushed to help injured passengers amid stormy weather, Singapore Airlines said Tuesday.

May 21, 2024, 7:28am Business

A Singapore Airlines flight hit severe turbulence over the Indian Ocean and descended 6,000 feet (around 1,800 meters) in a span of about three minutes, the carrier said Tuesday, leaving a British man dead and more than two dozen other passengers injured. Read story

Collins Aerospace announces $200 million Spokane-area factory expansion

May 21, 2024, 7:27am Business

Collins Aerospace, an airplane parts manufacturer, announced Monday plans to spend $200 million to expand its carbon brake factory on the West Plains. Read story

A screen shows an announcement of the AI Seoul Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 21, 2024. World leaders are expected to adopt a new agreement on artificial intelligence when they gather virtually Tuesday to discuss AI&rsquo;s potential risks but also ways to promote its benefits and innovation.

Seoul AI summit opens with companies including Google, Meta, OpenAI pledging to develop AI safely

A screen shows an announcement of the AI Seoul Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 21, 2024. World leaders are expected to adopt a new agreement on artificial intelligence when they gather virtually Tuesday to discuss AI&rsquo;s potential risks but also ways to promote its benefits and innovation.

May 21, 2024, 7:22am Business

The world’s leading artificial intelligence companies pledged at the start of a mini summit on AI to develop the technology safely, including pulling the plug if they can’t rein in the most extreme risks. Read story

FILE - The download screen for Truth Social app is seen on a laptop computer, March 20, 2024, in New York. Trump Media and Technology Group, the owner of former President Donald Trump&rsquo;s social networking site Truth Social, lost more than $300 million last quarter, according to its first earnings report as a publicly traded company Monday, May 20.

Trump’s social media account shares a campaign video with a headline about a ‘unified Reich’

FILE - The download screen for Truth Social app is seen on a laptop computer, March 20, 2024, in New York. Trump Media and Technology Group, the owner of former President Donald Trump&rsquo;s social networking site Truth Social, lost more than $300 million last quarter, according to its first earnings report as a publicly traded company Monday, May 20.

May 21, 2024, 7:15am Business

A video posted to Donald Trump’s account on his social media network included references to a “unified Reich” among hypothetical news headlines if he wins the election in November. Read story