UN chief 'deeply regrets' US blocking his Libya envoy pick

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Nations secretary-general said Monday he "deeply regrets" the United States' decision to block a former Palestinian prime minister from leading the world body's political mission in Libya.


Senators try to speed up deployment of self-driving cars

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the first major congressional attempt to address the advent of self-driving cars, two senators said Monday they're launching a bipartisan effort to help to speed up the deployment of the vehicles on the nation's roads.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY

Slain Missouri KKK leader's wife, stepson charged

LEADWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The wife and stepson of a Ku Klux Klan leader found fatally shot next to a river in eastern Missouri have been charged in his death.


Drivers see higher premiums after not-at-fault crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most drivers don't expect to be hit with a rate hike on their auto insurance after a car accident that wasn't their fault. But a consumer group says it happens, and it's a problem.


  • Written by JENNIFER C. KERR , Associated Press

WH stops defending Flynn, raising questions about his fate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn's fate as one of President Donald Trump's senior aides is uncertain following reports that he discussed U.S. sanctions with a Russian envoy before Trump's inauguration.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN and JULIE PACE , Associated Press