50 years after war, settlements blur future borders

JERUSALEM (AP) — For many Israelis, Har Homa is another neighborhood in Jerusalem, served by city bus lines and schools. Its quiet streets are lined with apartment buildings, pizza shops, supermarkets and pharmacies.


  • Written by JOSEF FEDERMAN and KARIN LAUB , Associated Press

Aspiring tech prodigy tries to re-route self-driving cars

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Austin Russell, now 22, was barely old enough to drive when he set out to create a safer navigation system for robot-controlled cars. His ambitions are about to be tested.


  • Written by MICHAEL LIEDTKE , AP Technology Writer

Russia vetoes UN resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia vetoed a Western-backed U.N. resolution Wednesday that would have condemned the reported use of chemical weapons in a town in northern Syria and demanded a speedy investigation into the attack that killed nearly 90 people.

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER , Associated Press

European court rules against Russia over 2004 school siege

MOSCOW (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that Russia failed to adequately protect victims of a 2004 school siege in the city of Beslan that left more than 330 people dead, a verdict that Moscow said it would appeal.

  • Written by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV , Associated Press

Experts say police who dragged passenger had other options

CHICAGO (AP) — Airport police officers called to remove a passenger who refused to leave a United Express flight essentially walked into what law enforcement experts say was a no-win situation: enforcing a business decision by a private company.

  • Written by TAMMY WEBBER , Associated Press