Chatbots’ inaccurate, misleading responses about U.S. elections threaten to keep voters from polls

NEW YORK (AP) — Chatbots are spitting out fabricated and misleading information that risks disenfranchising voters leading up to the 2024 U.S. election. That’s according to a report published Tuesday based on the findings of artificial intelligence experts and a bipartisan group of election officials. Fifteen states and one territory will hold Democratic and Republican…

Wall Street Skids

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell sharply after disappointing data on inflation made investors confront the bitter possibility that interest rates will stay high for months longer than they were hoping. The S&P 500 fell 1.4% Tuesday after clawing back part of a larger intraday loss. The worse-than-expected inflation report may have put the final…

Mother Found Guilty

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan jury in a groundbreaking trial has found a school shooter’s mother guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of four students in 2021. The verdict against Jennifer Crumbley was returned Tuesday. Prosecutors said Crumbley was grossly negligent. She failed to tell Oxford High School officials that the family had…

Trump Testifys

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has testified for a total of only three minutes at a New York trial where an advice columnist seeks over $10 million in defamation damages against him. He took the stand in his own defense Thursday in Manhattan federal court. The writer, E. Jean Carroll, says Trump…