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Joshua Longmore
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California-based Figure is the robotics start-up behind Figure 01. Photo: Figure
The rise of the AI-powered robot

Meta researcher tells The National AI-powered robots may integrate into society faster than once thought

July 12, 2024, 6:00 PM
Rebecca and Ron Pollack travelled to the White House from Arlington, Virginia, to call on US President Joe Biden to step aside for the coming election
'Nobody is pushing me out': Biden seeks to reassure nervous Democrats

Democratic Party in full-blown panic after President's disastrous debate

July 03, 2024, 7:59 PM
Temperatures this week rose above 52°C in parts of the country and many are unequipped to keep themselves cool.
Video: Afghan refugees contend with extreme heat in Pakistan

Temperatures this week rose above 52°C in parts of the country and many are unequipped to keep themselves cool

June 10, 2024, 9:44 AM
Abdullah Salem opened his latest store in Pittsburgh's Hill District. Joshua Longmore / The National
The Libyan immigrant who feeds the poor in his new home of Pittsburgh

Humble North African roots inspire entrepreneur Abdullah Salem to expand supermarket chain and feed poorest residents of adopted home

May 17, 2024, 6:00 PM
Julie Paris stands in front of the Tree of Life synagogue in Squirrel Hill. Joshua Longmore / The National
How the Gaza war tore apart US Jewish community hit by deadly attack

Conflict raging in Middle East has fractured Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill, which almost six years ago united in grief over mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue

May 06, 2024, 3:00 AM
War in Gaza divides Jews in city hit by anti-Semitic mass shooting
War in Gaza divides Jews in city hit by anti-Semitic mass shooting

Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill was united in grief after gunman killed 11 at Tree of Life synagogue, but conflict in Middle East is testing pro-Israel community

May 03, 2024, 2:33 PM
Pakistani finance minister sees improving economic outlook
Pakistani finance minister sees improving economic outlook

Islamabad is on track to secure a new loan from the International Monetary Fund amid rampant inflation

April 21, 2024, 1:27 PM
Representative Summer Lee and Bhavini Patel are running for the Democratic nomination in Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district
Pro-Palestine congresswoman faces pro-Israel challenger in US primary

Primary in Pittsburgh emerges as early test of whether Israel’s war against Hamas could threaten Democrats critical of conflict


April 21, 2024, 11:00 AM
An image from the short film air head, made by human prompts directing AI software. Photo: shy kids / OpenAI
Lights, camera, algorithm: How artificial intelligence is being used to make films

Canadian creatives produce short feature about a balloon-headed man using OpenAI’s new text-to-video model Sora


April 19, 2024, 6:00 PM
How artificial intelligence is being used to make next generation of films
How artificial intelligence is being used to make next generation of films

Canadian creatives produce short film 'air head' using OpenAI's text-to-video model Sora

April 19, 2024, 11:12 AM
People watch the partial solar eclipse as they gather on the observation deck of Edge at Hudson Yards in New York City, New York, U.S., April 8, 2024. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Solar eclipse 2024: Millions look to the skies to catch a glimpse

Airbnb says almost 90 per cent of its listings on the eclipse's route have been booked as people travel to view the event

April 08, 2024, 3:52 PM
Moment earthquake shakes UN in New York
Moment earthquake shakes UN in New York

Tremors struck during a Security Council meeting on Gaza, bringing it to a brief halt

April 05, 2024, 3:26 PM
What is US Senator Bob Menendez accused of doing for Egypt?
What is US Senator Bob Menendez accused of doing for Egypt?

The veteran US politician, who has denied any wrongdoing, was indicted on bribery charges after an FBI raid on his home uncovered cash, gold bars and a luxury vehicle

April 05, 2024, 1:03 PM
Larry Hebert engages with a member of the press in front of the White House. Joshua Longmore / The National
US airman on hunger strike outside White House in solidarity with Gaza

Inspired by the self-immolation of Aaron Bushnell, Larry Hebert left a naval base in Spain to stage a protest in Washington

April 04, 2024, 1:00 AM
Active duty US airman begins hunger strike outside White House in support of Gaza
Active duty US airman begins hunger strike outside White House in support of Gaza

Larry Hebert left his base in Spain to begin the demonstration, inspired by the self-immolation of fellow airman Aaron Bushnell

April 03, 2024, 6:47 PM