Executives behind Google’s driverless car program push U.S. Congress to grant national auto safety regulators new authority to get driverless cars on the roads. Gavino Garay reports. Continue reading
Pope Francis meets with Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro as the Caribbean nation and the United States enter a new era of closer ties.
Pope Francis uses his Mass at Havana’s Revolution Square to call followers to serve the “most vulnerable” in a homily that Cuba’s government supporters and ardent critics could claim as their own.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Iraqi troops’ lack of will to fight Islamic State militants, an issue cited by the Pentagon chief over the weekend, has been a concern. In the wide-ranging briefing, Earnest also tells reporters the Obama administration has no backup plan if the U.S. Congress fails to act on legislation that would extend certain provisions of the USA Patriot Act.