Panel: 'Abuse' was cause of autistic student's broken legs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An outside panel has concluded that physical abuse was the cause of injuries to an autistic teenager whose legs were broken when a teaching assistant physically restrained him.


Plans for self-driving cars have pitfall: the human brain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Experts say the development of self-driving cars over the coming decade depends on an unreliable assumption by many automakers: that the humans in them will be ready to step in and take control if the car's systems fail.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Some Melania Trump speech lines mirror Michelle Obama speech

CLEVELAND (AP) — Melania Trump's well-received speech Monday to the Republican National Convention contained two passages that match nearly word-for-word the speech that first lady Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 at the Democratic National Convention.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press, JULIE PACE, Associated Press