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Tesla driver's death using car's 'Autopilot' probed by NHTSA
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A driver so enamored of his Tesla Model S sedan that he nicknamed the car "Tessy" and praised the safety benefits of its sophisticated "Autopilot" system has become the first U.S. fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode....

Tesla crash could hurt sentiment on driverless cars
DETROIT (AP) -- It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared....

Clinton and Lynch met privately at Phoenix airport
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Attorney General Loretta Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch said the discussion did not involve the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state....

Obama quickly signs Puerto Rico financial rescue bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama signed a rescue package on Thursday for financially strapped Puerto Rico, which is facing more than $70 billion in debt and a major payment due Friday....

About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this year
WASHINGTON (AP) -- About 1.6 million people who signed up for coverage this year under President Barack Obama's health care law dropped out by the end of March, according to administration figures released late Thursday....

Trump talks trade at shuttered NH factory
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Republican Donald Trump talked trade at a shuttered New Hampshire factory on Thursday, putting a more personal spin on his vow to rip up the nation's trade deals and impose new tariffs in an effort to revive local manufacturing jobs....

War cry: Trump opening acts raise eyebrows, pump up crowds
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Conservative radio host and columnist Howie Carr, opening for Donald Trump at a presidential campaign rally in Maine, brought up Hillary Clinton and her potential running mate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren....

The Latest: Tesla crash a harbinger of industry fears
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the first reported death of a motorist using self-driving technology. (All times local):...

OBAMA LEGACY: Immigration stands as most glaring failure
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's inability to overhaul the nation's immigration system will stand as the most glaring failure in his effort to enact a vision of social change. Despite two campaigns full of promises and multiple strategies, he imposed only incremental, largely temporary modifications....

OBAMA LEGACY: Immigration stands as most glaring failure
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hours after the Supreme Court sent his immigration policy into legal limbo, President Barack Obama huddled around a long conference table in the Roosevelt Room with disappointed activists. The president looked out at familiar faces, some teary. It had been a long and tough fight, Obama said, and he had taken some beatings - even from supporters who "whupped on me good."...

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