Canada tests lower age for pot legalization

TORONTO (AP) — The most controversial thing about Canada's move to legalize marijuana nationwide may be setting the minimum age for use at 18 — three years lower than in U.S. states that have embraced legalization — a move that is being closely watched across the continent.

  • Written by ROB GILLIES , Associated Press

Toyota, 3 other automakers settle suit over Takata air bags

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota, Subaru, Mazda and BMW have reached a proposed settlement that would compensate owners of 15.8 million vehicles for money they lost due to the massive recall of Takata air bags.

  • Written by DEE-ANN DURBIN , AP Auto Writer

Amtrak engineer surrenders on charges in crash that killed 8

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Amtrak engineer involved in a train derailment that killed eight passengers turned himself in to police Thursday on charges including causing a catastrophe and involuntary manslaughter, in a case brought only after a victim's family got a judge to order that charges be filed. 

  • Written by ERRIN HAINES WHACK , Associated Press