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

Goat drowns trying to escape Alaska crowds taking its photo

SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — A mountain goat in Alaska jumped into the ocean to get away from crowds snapping its picture, and the animal drowned when it couldn't get back to land because of the crush of people on shore.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF