Senators try to speed up deployment of self-driving cars

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the first major congressional attempt to address the advent of self-driving cars, two senators said Monday they're launching a bipartisan effort to help to speed up the deployment of the vehicles on the nation's roads.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY

Slain Missouri KKK leader's wife, stepson charged

LEADWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The wife and stepson of a Ku Klux Klan leader found fatally shot next to a river in eastern Missouri have been charged in his death.


Drivers see higher premiums after not-at-fault crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most drivers don't expect to be hit with a rate hike on their auto insurance after a car accident that wasn't their fault. But a consumer group says it happens, and it's a problem.


  • Written by JENNIFER C. KERR , Associated Press

WH stops defending Flynn, raising questions about his fate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn's fate as one of President Donald Trump's senior aides is uncertain following reports that he discussed U.S. sanctions with a Russian envoy before Trump's inauguration.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN and JULIE PACE , Associated Press

Senate nears confirmation of Trump's pick to head Treasury

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to confirm President Donald Trump's pick for Treasury secretary despite complaints by Democrats that Steven Mnuchin failed to protect thousands of homeowners from unnecessary foreclosures when he headed OneWest Bank.

  • Written by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER , Associated Press