Tesla driver killed in crash while using car’s ‘Autopilot’

WASHINGTON — The first U.S. fatality using self-driving technology took place in May when the driver of a Tesla S…

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Journey to Jupiter: NASA spacecraft nears planet rendezvous

LOS ANGELES — Jupiter takes center stage with the arrival next week of a NASA spacecraft built to peek through…

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Suicide by job: Farmers, lumberjacks, fisherman top list

NEW YORK — Farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen have the highest suicide rate in the U.S., while librarians and educators have…

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Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitor

NEW YORK — Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker Mondelez that would bring some of the…

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Louisiana 1st state in Deep South to expand Medicaid

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana is becoming the first state in the Republican-dominated Deep South to expand its Medicaid program,…

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California voters will confront crowded November ballot

LOS ANGELES — California is again testing how much democracy is too much, with voters facing up to 18 ballot…

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Kelsea Ballerini revels in music’s ‘free period’

After Nashville phenomenon Kelsea Ballerini heard about Landon Wall, a 12-year-old newcomer who composed a musical rebuttal to “Peter Pan,”…

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Election season’s prime time for funny Will Durst

Even though he gets some healthy chuckles when he says, “I aspire someday to be a satirist,” Will Durst is…

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