Future cars Americans still don’t trust self-driving cars

Self-driving cars are having a really rough time gaining our trust. This is not a total shock considering autonomous vehicles remain theoretical and elusive for most people. The limited number of self-driving cars on the road today are mostly test vehicles that aren’t available to the riding public. Combine that with Americans’ very, shall we…

Future cars How to Watch NASCAR’s First In-Person Race Since COVID-19 Today

Image: ShutterstockLike other sports, in-person NASCAR races have been canceled for several months. In their place, the organization has been doing virtual races where the drivers race using a simulation rather than behind the wheel of actual cars . Today; however, NASCAR is back with its first in-person race since the COVID-19 pandemic.The race, the Real Heroes…

Whitmer: I had ‘conversation’ with Biden campaign about vice presidency

Todd Spangler Detroit Free PressPublished 2:32 PM EDT May 19, 2020DETROIT – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has had “a conversation with some folks” connected to former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign about being his running mate, but stopped short of saying she is being seriously vetted for the job, she told a TV audience Tuesday.Responding to…

Rare footage of the last living Tasmanian tiger unearthed, shared online

Joshua Bote USA TODAYPublished 2:30 PM EDT May 19, 2020A 21-second-clip recently unearthed and digitized shows the last remaining footage of a living Tasmanian tiger.The black-and-white eclip, recorded in 1935 and released by Australia’s National Film and Sound Archive, shows Benjamin, the last confirmed living Tasmanian tiger, roaming around an enclosure in the now-closed Beaumaris Zoo…

Rare footage from 1935 shows the last Tasmanian tiger that lived

Report: Trump won’t unveil Obama White House portrait4:44 PM EDT May 19, 2020Coronavirus has caused a whopping 17% drop in global carbon emissions3:05 PM EDT May 19, 2020Trump taking hydroxychloroquine draws ire; Pier 1 to close stores – updates4:52 PM EDT May 19, 2020Polls show Biden leading Trump in 3 key states2:37 PM EDT May…

Hundreds of McDonald’s workers plan Wednesday strike over COVID-19 protections

Brent Schrotenboer USA TODAYPublished 3:56 PM EDT May 19, 2020Hundreds of McDonald’s workers in 20 cities plan to strike Wednesday on the day before the company’s annual shareholders meeting — part of an effort to pressure the fast-food chain into improving what they say are inadequate protections for employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Labor organizers say there…

‘Our potatoes are fine:’ Virginia Gov. Northam, Trump trade jabs over hydroxychloroquine, gun control, crops

Nicholas Wu USA TODAYPublished 2:12 PM EDT May 19, 2020WASHINGTON — Virginia Governor Ralph Northam responded Tuesday to President Trump’s comments accusing the governor of undermining Virginians’ Second Amendment rights and leaving a potato farmer’s crops unguarded, writing on Twitter, “our potatoes are fine.””I grew up on a Virginia farm, Mr. President—our potatoes are fine,” Northam, a Democrat, wrote…