• Authorities: Colorado man killed in crash in New Mexico

    ANTON CHICO, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Colorado man has been killed in a highway crash in New Mexico’s Guadalupe County.

  • A construction crane is sprawled across lanes in both directions after collapsing on the Tappan Zee Bridge, Tuesday July 19, 2016, in New York. (Peter Carr/The Journal News via AP)

    Crane collapses on lanes of Tappan Zee Bridge in NYC suburbs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cars crossing the Tappan Zee bridge north of New York City on Tuesday had to swerve out of the way as a crane boom from an adjacent bridge project crashed down across the key Hudson River crossing, halting traffic for hours.

  • Longtime MLB worker, spouse among 3 killed in NY plane crash

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Major League Baseball says one of its longtime employees and her husband were among the three people killed when their small plane crashed in upstate New York last weekend.

  • This July 2016 photo provided by the Horry County Sheriff's Office, S.C., shows Jameisha Alexander, who was charged with murder in the death of her 6-week-old baby. Authorities said she drowned her baby in a pond at an outlet mall in Myrtle Beach. (Horry County Sheriff's Office via AP)

    Mom charged with drowning infant; family says she loved boy

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a woman charged with murder after her 6-week-old son drowned in a pond at a Myrtle Beach outlet mall said she was overwhelmed by the challenges of returning to work as a first-time mom and dealing with an abusive boyfriend.

  • Kaushik Raghu, Senior Staff Engineer at Audi, is reflected in the passenger side visor mirror while demonstrating an Audi self driving vehicle on I-395 expressway in Arlington, Va., Friday, July 15, 2016. Experts say the development of self-driving cars over the coming decade depends on an unreliable assumption by most automakers: that the humans in them will be ready to step in and take control if the car's systems fail. Experience with automation in other modes of transportation suggests that strategy will lead to more deaths like that of a Florida Tesla driver in May. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    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.

  • In this image taken from video police officer look on as the body of a 17-years-old attacker is carried to a hearse in Wuerzburg, southern Germany, Tuesday morning, July 19, 2016. The asylum seeker who shouted "Allahu akbar" ("God is great") during an ax and knife attack on a train, injuring at least five people, had a hand-painted flag of the Islamic State group in his room, a senior German security official said Tuesday. (News5 via AP) GERMANY OUT

    IS group claims responsibility for train attack in Germany

    WUERZBURG, Germany (AP) — A 17-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker vowing “revenge on these infidels” went on an ax-and-knife rampage on a train in southern Germany, wounding five people before being shot and killed by police — an attack that German authorities conceded Tuesday was almost impossible to prevent.

  • In this photo provided by Yan Cheng, a policeman and another man try to break the windows of a burning tour bus on the side of a highway in Taoyuan, Taiwan, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. The tour bus carrying visitors from China burst into flames on a busy highway near Taiwan's capital on Tuesday, burning to death over 20 people on board, officials said .(Yan Cheng/Scoop Commune via AP)

    Reports: 26 killed as Taiwan tour bus bursts into flames

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A tour bus carrying visitors from China burst into flames on a highway near Taiwan’s capital on Tuesday, killing all 26 people on board, officials said, in the deadliest incident involving Chinese tourism to the island.

  • In this Saturday, July 16, 2016, photo provided by Patrice Fero, a goat wanders in Seward, Alaska. The mountain goat 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. Alaska State Troopers say it's imperative to give animals adequate space. That didn't happen Saturday in downtown Seward, and troopers say in an online post that it "resulted in a wild animal dying for no cause." (Patrice Fero via AP)

    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.

  • Woman sentenced to 18-month prison term in fatal accident

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 30-year-old Navajo Nation woman has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison after pleading guilty in an alcohol-related fatal accident in northwestern New Mexico.

  • 3 dead after fatal crash on central New Mexico freeway

    VAUGHN, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a family from Denver, including a child, is dead after their vehicle hit a cow and then a car in central New Mexico.