Airport aims to use Uber drivers' fingerprints to check past

ATLANTA (AP) — A battle over background checks for Uber drivers at the world's busiest airport comes as cities like Los Angeles and Austin, Texas, consider more thorough screenings to prevent criminals from getting behind the wheel.

  • Written by JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press

Pope on Good Friday decries terror profaning God's name

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis at the traditional Good Friday cross procession denounced those committing "terrorist acts" while profaning God's name and lamented what he called "anesthetized" consciences over war refugees flooding Europe.

  • Written by FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

Tech giants join rebuke of law blocking LGBT rights

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Technology giants Apple, Google and Facebook are among a dozen big companies or their top executives objecting to a North Carolina law that bars municipalities from adopting their own anti-discrimination ordinances.