Jefferson Airplane co-founder Paul Kantner dies at age 74

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Kantner, a founding member of the Jefferson Airplane who stayed with the seminal San Francisco band through its transformation from 1960s hippies to 1970s hit makers as the eventual leader of successor group Jefferson Starship, has died at age 74.

  • Written by BY HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Regulators get input _ sort of _ on self-driving car rollout

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators deciding how to permit the future rollout of self-driving cars have been told by consumer advocates that their cautious approach was right on, and by companies developing the technology that the current course will delay deployment of vehicles that promise huge safety benefits.

  • Written by JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press

Arrests, allegations of mass graves in Burundi unrest

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A rights group said Friday it had seen evidence indicating possible mass graves in Burundi as unrest escalated with the arrest of 17 people in a security sweep, including two foreign journalists.

  • Written by ELOGE WILLY KANEZA, Associated Press RODNEY MUHUMUZA, Associated Press