Goldman Sachs to pay $5 billion in mortgage settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs said Thursday it will pay roughly $5 billion to settle federal and state probes of its role in the sale of shoddy mortgages in the years leading to the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis.

  • Written by KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer

Lawyer: Police shooting of black teen deserves second look

CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a 17-year-old black carjacking suspect fatally shot by a white Chicago police officer in 2013 hopes video of the shooting just released by the city will prompt a new look at the case and possibly even lead to the reopening of a criminal investigation.

  • Written by MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press JASON KEYSER, Associated Press

FBI: No evidence man who attacked cop part of organized cell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The head of the FBI said Thursday the agency has found no indication that the man who ambushed a Philadelphia policeman was part of an organized terror cell or that there are plans for another such attack in the city.

  • Written by ERRIN HAINES WHACK, Associated Press Writer

Somali extremists: Dozens of Kenyan peacekeepers killed

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Islamic extremist rebels in Somalia attacked a base for African Union troops in southwestern Somalia on Friday, military officials and insurgents said.

  • Written by ABDI GULED, Associated Press

US government developing policies for self-driving cars

DETROIT (AP) — The federal government wants to get autonomous vehicles on the road more quickly, and says it will fast-track policies and possibly even waive regulations to do it.

  • Written by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer