• INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade legislators across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road.

  • Tribes hope Trump’s ‘America first’ helps first Americans

    BOSTON (AP) — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn’t forget America’s first inhabitants as he promises to put “America first.”

  • Trump raps ‘criminal’ leaks, ‘dishonest’ media, ‘bad’ judges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Aggrieved and spoiling for a fight, Donald Trump used a marathon encounter with reporters Thursday to denounce the “criminal” leaks that took down his top national security adviser and revived questions about his own ties to Russia. But he offered only a lawyerly denial that his campaign aides had been in touch with Russian officials before last fall’s election.

  • French prosecutors maintain probe into candidate Fillon

    PARIS (AP) — French financial prosecutors have decided to continue their investigation into embezzlement allegations against conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon.