- Pedestrian killed by self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix in the first death involving a fully autonomous test vehicle — an accident that could have far-reaching consequences for the new technology.
- Mississippi imposes 15-week abortion ban; nation's toughest
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's governor signed a law Monday banning most abortions after 15 weeks' gestations, the tightest restrictions in the nation.
- Fear mounts in Austin as serial bomber uses tripwire
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The hunt for the serial bomber who has been leaving deadly explosives in packages on Austin doorsteps took an even more sinister turn Monday when investigators said the fourth and latest blast was triggered along a street by a nearly invisible tripwire.
- Police assemble patchwork of clues in hunt for Austin bomber
NEW YORK (AP) — In the search for answers to a series of explosions in Texas, authorities have come ahead with a simple plea to whoever's behind the blasts: Talk to us.
- Turkish leader vows wider offensive against Kurdish militia
BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey's president vowed Monday to keep up the pressure against a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militia after his troops captured the Syrian town of Afrin, threatening to expand the military offensive into other Kurdish-held areas across northern Syria and even into neighboring Iraq.
- Lue taking leave from Cavaliers to address health issues
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is taking a leave of absence from the team to address health issues that have included chest pains and loss of sleep.
- AP source: MLB hopes for Yanks-Red Sox in London in 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the plans tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball is working to finalize a two-game series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at London's Olympic Stadium on June 29-30 in 2019, the sport's first regular-season games in Europe.
- NCAA Sweet 16 has unexpected field after favorites ousted
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — After little went according to plan in the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament, the bracket has a wildly different look for the Sweet 16 than many expected.
- MVP Jose Altuve, Astros finalize $163.5M, 7-year contract
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jose Altuve sat behind a table set up on the field at the Houston Astros' spring training complex, and his teammates looked on as the World Series champions announced his $163.5 million, seven-year contract, the longest in team history.
- Column: Winning makes McIlroy as good as he already was
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rory McIlroy had his first Arnold Palmer moment before the tournament even started.