PALO ALTO, Calif. — A California court said Thursday that a judge who was criticized for ordering a lenient six-month jail sentence in a rape case against a former Stanford University swimmer will no longer hear criminal matters by his own request.
WASHINGTON — Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams, automakers and government officials say.
CHICAGO — A divided Illinois Supreme Court narrowly ruled Thursday that a voter referendum seeking to change how Illinois draws political boundaries is unconstitutional, making it ineligible to appear on the November ballot.
WASHINGTON — One of the Internet's most fertile sites for racist political posts was ready for action Thursday. Amid word Hillary Clinton was planning a speech about the spread of racism in American politics, the popular message board known as 4Chan was awash in images of her with swastikas.