Joan Lowy and Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 5:31pm
The first U.S. self-driving car fatality took place in May when the driver of a Tesla S sports car using the vehicle's "autopilot" automated driving system died in a collision with a truck in Florida, federal officials said Thursday.
Myheritage, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 5:10pm
an innovative way to visualize family history, optimized for tablet devices. PedigreeMap™ displays all events in a user’s family tree, such as births, marriages and deaths, as well as digital photos and scanned historical photos, on an interactive map. This allows users to trace the locations of their ancestors and gain new insights into their lives. All data is grouped by country and location, and users can easily filter their view of the map by person, family group, event type, and time period.
Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 5:00pm
The final agreement on adjustments to the state budget for the new fiscal year received initial House approval Thursday, a $22.3 billion proposal highlighted by pay raises, tax breaks and reserves for the next economic downturn.
Ivan Moreno and John O'Connor, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 5:00pm
Illinois lawmakers approved a partial spending plan Thursday that would ensure schools stay open another year and give colleges and human service programs funding for six months, a rare bipartisan accomplishment but one that won't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget.
Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as proposed in legislation and the related "money report" crafted by House and Senate leaders. The $22.3 billion plan adjusts the second year of the already-approved two-year budget.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 4:41pm
About 1.6 million people who signed up for coverage this year under President Barack Obama's health care law dropped out by the end of March, according to administration figures released late Thursday.
Mead Gruver, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 4:11pm
Northwest College instructor and Republican U.S. House candidate Mike Konsmo promised Thursday to forgo all congressional health and pension benefits, not to buy or hold stock while in office and not to serve more than four terms, saying he wanted to remain unencumbered by influences to his vote.
Joe Reedy, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 3:51pm
Florida legislators passed 279 bills during this year's session three months ago, and 162 of them take effect on Friday with the start of the state's fiscal year, affecting school choice, abortion, tax cuts and many more aspects of life in the Sunshine State.