Leslie Jones, under hateful barrage on Twitter, fights back

NEW YORK (AP) — Under a barrage of hateful posts on Twitter, "Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones said she was "in a personal hell" and urged the social networking service to do more to eradicate abuse.

  • Written by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

Tennessee deputy shoots suspect following confrontation

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee sheriff's deputy shot and wounded a man following a confrontation that happened while deputies were trying to serve a warrant at a residence.


No charges for St. Louis officers who killed suspect in 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two St. Louis police officers will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old suspect, after a special prosecutor ruled Tuesday that the officers acted in self-defense.

  • Written by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Panel: 'Abuse' was cause of autistic student's broken legs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An outside panel has concluded that physical abuse was the cause of injuries to an autistic teenager whose legs were broken when a teaching assistant physically restrained him.


Plans for self-driving cars have pitfall: the human brain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Experts say the development of self-driving cars over the coming decade depends on an unreliable assumption by many automakers: that the humans in them will be ready to step in and take control if the car's systems fail.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press