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Tech leaders to seek more focus on AI at White House summit

Top U.S. tech executives and researchers want the Trump administration to invest more in artificial intelligence and craft policies they hope will strengthen the economy without displacing jobs. Tech giants such as Google, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft as well as retailers, banks, drugmakers, carmakers and food companies are participating at a White House event Thursday … Continue reading Tech leaders to seek more focus on AI at White House summit

US officials seek packaging fix for diarrhea-drug abuse

WASHINGTON/January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— U.S. health regulators want makers of popular anti-diarrhea drugs to sell their tablets in smaller amounts to make them harder to abuse. The request comes amid a spike in overdoses from large doses of the over-the-counter drugs, which contain a small amount of an opioid. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday … Continue reading US officials seek packaging fix for diarrhea-drug abuse

The Latest: Jailed Catalan politicians seek voting rights

BARCELONA, Spain/January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Three jailed Catalan politicians are seeking permission from Catalonia’s new regional parliament to allow them to vote through delegated colleagues so as to maintain a pro-independence bloc’s slim majority in the chamber. The three are Catalan former vice president … Continue reading The Latest: Jailed Catalan politicians seek voting rights

Prosecutors seek to reinstate charges in 2015 Amtrak wreck

PHILADELPHIA /December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Prosecutors are set to argue that criminal charges should be reinstated against the engineer in a deadly 2015 Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania’s attorney general on Wednesday is appealing a judge’s decision to dismiss the case against Brandon Bostian. Eight people died when the Washington-to-New York train rounded a … Continue reading Prosecutors seek to reinstate charges in 2015 Amtrak wreck