Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian; did not brake

DETROIT (AP) — The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used to automatically apply brakes in potentially dangerous situations had been disabled, according to federal investigators.

  • Written by By TOM KRISHER , AP Auto Writer

Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic diplomatic turn, President Donald Trump canceled next month's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un Thursday, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement by the North.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

China says no reason found for US staffer's sonic condition

 

BEIJING (AP) — No explanation has yet been found for a U.S. government employee's report of abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, China said Thursday, as the incident in southern Guangzhou city recalled the experiences of illness-stricken American diplomats in Cuba.

  • Written by By YANAN WANG , Associated Press

Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

 

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe lurks in the depths.

  • Written by By NICK PERRY , Associated Press

In the addiction battle, is forced rehab the solution?

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — The last thing Lizabeth Loud wanted, a month from giving birth, was to be forced into treatment for her heroin and prescription painkiller addiction.

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  • Written by By PHILIP MARCELO , Associated Press