FROM Michael Ballaban
Tesla Releases "Autopilot" Update It's estimated that driverless cars will be available by the year 2020 — assuming regulators agree. Last night, Tesla took another step in that direction. Last night, Tesla downloaded new software into its Model S cars. It makes them the closest commercially available vehicles on the road so far to being operated not by drivers, but by autonomous, computerized systems. Michael Ballaban, features editor at Jalopnik.com , took one out yesterday on the streets of New York City.
Nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula slowly coming to a head North Korea did not conduct a nuclear test this weekend, but it did show apparent progress in developing a missile that that could strike the United States. The Trump Administration says it has lost its "strategic patience." We hear what that might -- or might not -- mean for North Korea, China and the prospects for diplomacy.
White House flip flops: NATO, Syria and China In less than 100 days, President Trump has contradicted himself on a host of foreign policy issues — Syria, NATO, China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Is it a strength — or a weakness — for the United States when the world of power politics never knows what to expect?
After Syria strike a new Trump doctrine emerges The President who promised an end to entanglements in the Middle East and snuggled up to Vladimir Putin has now outraged Russia with surprise missile attacks on Syria. That's raised questions about who's running the White House? We hear a variety of answers.