Felicia Fonseca and Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 3:12pm
A self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix in the first death involving a fully autonomous test vehicle, prompting the ride-hailing company Monday to suspend all road-testing of such autos in the U.S. and Canada.
A North Carolina woman rented an SUV and picked up six Mexican citizens who illegally crossed into the United States at a remote border crossing in Vermont near the Canadian border, federal prosecutors said.
Sadie Gurman, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 2:56pm
A wide-ranging White House plan to combat America's opioid crisis contains a striking element: It calls on the Justice Department to seek the death penalty for some drug traffickers. Opponents call that a return to failed drug-war tactics, and some legal experts question its constitutionality and effectiveness.
Mark Scolforo, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 2:46pm
Boosting Democrats' chances of retaking control of Congress in this fall's midterm elections, the U.S. Supreme Court and a federal panel on Monday rejected GOP challenges to a newly redrawn congressional map imposed on Pennsylvania by the state's high court.
Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 2:38pm
Students from the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot last month expect more than 1 million participants in upcoming marches in Washington and elsewhere calling for gun regulations, students said Monday.
Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 2:36pm
The hunt for the serial bomber who has been leaving deadly explosives in packages on Austin doorsteps took an even more sinister turn Monday when investigators said the fourth and latest blast was triggered along a street by a nearly invisible tripwire.
Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 2:34pm
A judge on Monday dismissed the state of Tennessee's lawsuit against the federal government over the refugee resettlement program, dealing a loss to Republican legislative leaders who brought the challenge.