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VP: Doctors are Being Stalked by Anti-Abortion Extremists

Jul 31
Planned Parenthood is responding to undercover video that purports to show employees negotiating the sale of fetal organs recovered from abortions.

What's in the 6-Year Senate Transportation Bill

By Joan Lowy | Jul 30
The Senate is moving toward the likely passage this week of a sweeping, six-year transportation bill, but the House is putting off consideration of the measure until this fall.

US Agency Denies Request for Fiat Chrysler Investigation

By Tom Krisher | Jul 30
U.S. auto safety regulators have rejected a request from an advocacy group to investigate power system failures in almost 5 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles that potentially could cause stalling and other problems.

Experts Warn Artificial Intelligence May Build Weapons

By Richard Lardner | Jul 29
According to an open letter signed by hundreds of scientists and technology experts, artificial intelligence could be used to build weapons with minds of their own. Here are five important things to know about artificial intelligence.

Spaceship Pilot Describes Harrowing Free Fall After Breakup

Jul 29
Free-falling miles above the desert, his test spaceship ripped to pieces and the frigid air hard to breathe, pilot Peter Siebold struggled through crippling injuries to turn on his oxygen and just to stay conscious.

Fiat Chrysler Settlement with Gov't Could Prove Costly

By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 29
Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.

Fiat Chrysler to Buy Back Defective Vehicles

Jul 29
As part of a record $105 million settlement, Fiat Chrysler has to buy back more than half a million pickup trucks and SUVs that have defective steering wheel parts.

Gov't: Fiat Chrysler Must Offer to Buy Back 500,000 Pickups

By Tom Krisher, Jonathan Fahey | Jul 28
Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two dozen recalls.

Uber Debate Divides Democrats Over 'Sharing Economy,' GOP Moves In

By Nicholas Riccardi | Jul 28
The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into the wealthy tech sector.

Getting Tested Again: Municipal Bond Funds Face More Stress

By Stan Choe | Jul 27
One worry after another has hit the municipal bond market in recent years. Puerto Rico may not be able to repay its $72 billion in debt. That's significant because half of all muni-bond funds have some Puerto Rican bonds.

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