Texting ban may soon be enforced on Florida's deadly roads

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Mark Wysocky says it is hard to separate texting drivers from drunken drivers as he cruises down a suburban interstate highway. Both weave. They speed up and slow down for no obvious reason and get too close to other cars. They endanger their lives and others.

  • Written by By TERRY SPENCER , Associated Press

Anger, dejection grows as only half of Puerto Rico has power

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The revelation that more than 660,000 power customers across Puerto Rico still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane Maria has sparked outrage, surprise and resignation among some islanders who accuse officials of mismanaging their response to the Category 4 storm.


  • Written by By DANICA COTO, Associated Press

Police: Prank led to police shooting unarmed Kansas man


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police and the FBI are investigating whether an argument over an online game prompted a hoax call that led to a house where an officer shot and killed a Kansas man who apparently wasn't involved in the dispute.

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  • Written by By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and JIM SALTER, Associated Press

New economic protests in Tehran challenge Iran's government


TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic's clerical establishment.


  • Written by By AMIR VAHDAT and JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press