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Activists protest again outside Mayor Emanuel's house

A small group of protesters returned to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's house Thursday afternoon, repeating a call for Emanuel to resign in the wake of the latest police-involved shooting.<p>About 50 demonstrators, including one with a sign reading, "New Year, New Mayor," faced a line of police in front of …


Why the hell do they have to be such lousy pets?

200 Muslim meat-packers fired over prayer dispute

Company terminates Somalian immigrants who walked out claiming not enough was being done to accommodate prayer times<p>Nearly 200 Muslim employees have been fired from a meat-packing plant after downing tools following a dispute over praying at work.<p>The workers, mostly Somalian immigrants, staged a …

Self-driving cars get their own city in Michigan

The 32-acre site on the university's campus officially opened Monday. The $10 million testing ground will be run by the Mobility Transformation Center, a partnership between the university, state and federal governments and auto and technology companies.<p>The site has many familiar features of urban …

Autonomous Cars

Handgun mounted on drone fires in mid-air in Connecticut park

Drone modified to include functional semi-automatic handgun, sparking investigation by US Federal Aviation Administration<p>A viral video of a semi-automatic handgun mounted to a small drone has prompted an investigation by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).<p>The short video, titled "Flying …