Expect virtual reality, artificial intelligence from Google

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is expected to dive deeper into virtual reality and artificial intelligence Wednesday during an annual conference that serves as a launching pad for its latest products and innovations.

  • Written by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake reported in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A powerful magnitude 6.7 aftershock early Wednesday rattled Ecuador near the Pacific coast area where a devastating earthquake hit a month ago, knocking out power and scaring still-traumatized residents as they slept but only limited damage was reported.

  • Written by GONZALO SOLANO, Associated Press

Mexican president proposes legalizing gay marriage

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed to legalize same-sex marriage in Mexico on Tuesday, a move that would enshrine on a national level a Supreme Court ruling last year that it was unconstitutional for states to bar such couples from wedding.

  • Written by E. EDUARDO CASTILLO, Associated Press PETER ORSI, Associated Press

Amtrak victims: Investigative findings hard to believe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Victims of last year's deadly Amtrak derailment aren't buying the findings of federal investigators that the train's engineer likely lost his bearings because he was distracted by an incident with a nearby train.

  • Written by MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press

Sanders wins Oregon, battles Clinton in Ky.; Trump wins Ore.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders has won Oregon's presidential primary and battled Hillary Clinton to a razor-thin margin in Kentucky, vowing to stay in the race until the end as Clinton aimed to blunt his momentum and prepare for a fall campaign against Republican Donald Trump.

  • Written by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press