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Google's driverless car drivers ride a career less traveled

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Fresh out of college, Brian Torcellini dreamed about getting a job writing about surfing.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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McCarthy leads scramble to fill top House jobs after Boehner

WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is assuring House Republicans he can bring them together, even as emboldened conservatives maneuver to yank their next leaders to the right in the wake of Speaker John Boehner's sudden resignation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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Report: US failing to stop most people trying to join ISIS

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Homeland Security Committee says the U.S. is failing to stop most people trying to go overseas to join terrorist groups, including the Islamic State.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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US stocks edge higher in early trade; energy sector gains

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Tuesday as the market stabilized a day after a big drop. Energy stocks were among the biggest gainers as the price of oil rose.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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After ruinous war, Syria regions may go separate ways

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria has already been shattered by more than four years of civil war, and with no solution in sight, some players on the ground and observers outside have concluded its fate will be to break up along sectarian or regional lines — in a best-case scenario, tenuously held together by a less centralized state.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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Analysis: Xi big-money pledges underpin Chinese diplomacy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Call it checkbook diplomacy, Chinese style.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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Strong evidence Mars has streams of salt water in summertime

 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars appears to have flowing streams of salty water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that could have major implications for the possibility of life on the red planet.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 September 2015

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Leaders pledge money, clout to achieve women's equality

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders pledged money and political clout to achieve equality for women by 2030 at a U.N. meeting Sunday co-chaired by China's President Xi Jinping, who has faced strong criticism for cracking down on women's rights activists.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 September 2015

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