Author: Jane Wiertel

News Analysis: Illinois protects library books; Missouri removes them

Illinois became the first state to ban the removal of books from school and public libraries this summer. But in Missouri, school officials are taking titles off of the shelves now more than ever. The actions from the neighboring states illustrate the increasing power of organized activists and politicians to implement broad legislation. In some

U.S. lags other nations in regulating AI

The surge in use and chatter around artificial intelligence after ChatGPT’s release six months ago has increased awareness and concern of the technology’s rapid progress. Now, the United States government faces the question of how to regulate this potentially uncontrollable technology—something it has fallen behind on before. AI innovators and experts Sam Altman, the chief executive