Government to require cars be able to talk to each other

WASHINGTON (AP) — All new cars and light trucks would be able to talk wirelessly with each other, with traffic lights and with other roadway infrastructure under a rule the Transportation Department proposed Tuesday. Officials say the technology holds the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths and transform driving.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Aleppo cease-fire collapses, threatening evacuation plans

BEIRUT (AP) — A cease-fire deal between rebels and the Syrian government in the city of Aleppo effectively collapsed on Wednesday, with fighter jets resuming deadly air raids over the opposition's densely crowded enclave in the east of the city.

  • Written by PHILIP ISSA, Associated Press; SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press