AP News Headlines

Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday....
Walmart dives into voice-activated shopping with Google
NEW YORK (AP) -- Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone....
ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off UVA game due to name
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee....
Trump speech in Phoenix draws big crowd, protests
PHOENIX (AP) -- Minor scuffles and shouting matches erupted between protesters and President Donald Trump's supporters on Tuesday with authorities on high alert as thousands of people lined up in the triple-digit heat to attend his first political rally since the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia....
3 of 10 missing US sailors identified after warship crash
DETROIT (AP) -- Sailors with ties to Michigan, Illinois and Ohio are among 10 who are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia....
North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's state news agency released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles....
Boston bound: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James....

NYT Politics

Trump Lashes Out at Media, and Hints at Pardon for Arpaio
At a rally in Phoenix, President Trump also threatened to shut down the government if Congress did not agree to finance construction of a Mexican border wall.

Oregon Local News

Deputies cite men for illegal dumping, one wearing recycling shirt
One of the men was wearing a shirt with a recycling symbol proudly proclaiming, "Going Green." Samantha Matsumoto

NBC News Politics

Trump Strongly Hints at Pardon for Ex-Sheriff Arpaio
Author: Ali Vitali
President Donald Trump thinks Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be "just fine" despite being found guilty of criminal contempt, strongly hinting that he will eventually pardon the man known as "America's toughest sheriff."