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Pope Francis leaves evening prayers in the Vatican Gardens on June 7. The pope will meet this week with G7 leaders to talk about the ethics of artificial intelligence. Alessandra Tarantino/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why G7 leaders are turning to a special guest — Pope Francis — for advice on AI

G7 leaders are meeting in Italy, where Pope Francis will join them to talk about the ethics of artificial intelligence.

Politics

U.S. presidents and foreign policy

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U.S. presidents and foreign policy

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Sports

NBA great Jerry West dies

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NBA great Jerry West dies

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Pope Francis leaves evening prayers in the Vatican Gardens on June 7. The pope will meet this week with G7 leaders to talk about the ethics of artificial intelligence. Alessandra Tarantino/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis, the G7 and artificial intelligence

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The Americas

Russian warships arrive in Cuba

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Russian warships arrive in Cuba

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A supporter holds a sign during a rally for former Republican presidential candidate and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Feb. 16 in San Antonio. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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REVISITING HALEY VOTERS

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Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell and his colleagues voted to keep interest rates unchanged Wednesday, as they try to curb stubborn inflation. Saul Loeb/AFP hide caption

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federal reserve

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Media

Right-wing media's dark days

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Right-wing media's dark days

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Joey Chestnut emerges victorious after eating 63 hot dogs in 10 minutes during the 2022 Nathans Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in New York City. Kena Betancur/Getty Images hide caption

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Nathan's hot-dog eating contest bans Joey Chestnut over Impossible deal

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