Uber has halted testing of its autonomous vehicles across North America, the company announced, after a woman was struck and killed by one of its self-driving cars in Tempe, Ariz. early Monday. The moratorium on testing includes San Francisco, Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Toronto, Uber said. The National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation into the crash, said Eric Weiss, a spokesman for the NTSB. Uber issued a short statement.
U.S. and European officials on Sunday called for Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to explain how personal information about tens of millions of users ended up in the hands of a data analysis firm that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign - without the permission or knowledge of the vast majority of those affected.
In the weeks since Amy Yu disappeared, the 16-year-old's family has replayed eight years of warning signs about the intensifying relationship between the high school student and the 45-year-old father of four with whom she fled to Mexico. Police say the girl and her "secret boyfriend," Kevin Esterly, covertly ran away to the resort town of Playa del Carmen together this month. An Amber alert and an international search ensued, and the pair returned to the United States under vastly different circumstances on Saturday.
AUSTIN, Texas - Hours after Austin police made a public appeal Sunday regarding three deadly package explosions in the city this month, they were called to investigate yet another incident in a residential area that caused multiple injuries.
British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking schmoozed with popes during his lifetime, even though he was an avowed atheist. The famous scientist,who died Wednesday in England at 76, was often asked to explain his views on faith and God. During interviews, he explained his belief that there was no need for a creator.
The first two vehicles, flattened beyond recognition and with three bodies inside, were extricated from the wreckage of a collapsed pedestrian bridge near Miami Saturday morning, March 17, as workers continued to dig through the rubble.
MOSCOW - Russia will expel 23 British diplomats and close the British Consulate in St. Petersburg as part of its response to London's decision to expel Russian diplomats in an escalating row over the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in Britain earlier this month.
United Airlines had an in-flight incident involving a dog. No, not that one. Or that other one. Another one. A United flight from Newark, New Jersey, to St. Louis was diverted Thursday, March 15, after the airline learned it had an unauthorized passenger onboard: a dog. The pet was bound for Akron, Ohio, but was mistakenly loaded onto the St. Louis flight, company spokeswoman Natalie Noonan told The Washington Post on Saturday.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions late Friday night, March 15, fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, a little more than 24 hours before McCabe was set to retire- a move that McCabe alleged was an attempt to slander him and undermine the ongoing special counsel investigation into the Trump campaign.
The video showed 13-year-old Marquel Brumley bundled up in a hooded coat, sluggish and slumped in his seat. He was holding somebody's hand, then loosened his grip and let go. "Get well brother," read a caption on the video, which his sister posted on Facebook last week. Underneath, she added: "Hurley Medical Center - Flint, MI." A family member told CBS affiliate WNEM that Marquel developed cold symptoms several weeks ago and was taken to an urgent care center.