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The misuse of Autopilot, which can control steering, speed, and braking, has occurred on numerous occasions and is the subject of investigations by two federal agencies.

Felony charges are 1st in a fatal crash involving Autopilot

California prosecutors have filed two counts of vehicular manslaughter against the driver of a Tesla on Autopilot who ran a red light, slammed into another car, and killed two people in 2019.

Ginkgo CEO Jason Kelly, along with his cofounders and their families, rings the bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

After a boom year, SPACs may be going bust in startup land

Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, are under fire from regulators, analysts, and investors after many deals dropped in price once they started trading publicly.

Emissions from the ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery are seen beyond homes in Baton Rouge, La.

Exxon sets a 2050 goal for net zero greenhouse gas emissions

The oil company, the largest in the United States, still remains behind several of its major competitors in its public climate commitments.

The Activision Blizzard Booth is shown during the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. The acquisition of Activision Blizzard will let Microsoft accelerate mobile gaming and provide it building blocks for the metaverse, or a virtual environment.

Microsoft to buy Activision Blizzard for $70b

It's a bet on games being central to the Internet’s future.

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Governor Daniel J. McKee

McKee plans to make to-go drinks permanent for restaurants, reduce corporate minimum tax

Reducing the corporate minimum tax and reforming tangible taxes should “send a signal to small businesses,” said state Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor

A nurse inoculated a woman with the third dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19 at a vaccination center for people over 50 years old set up at the Sport City, in Mexico City, on January 18, 2022.

Mexico City’s hospital occupancy rate has doubled in two weeks

Hospital occupancy rates are shooting up fast in Mexico City as Omicron, the highly contagious COVID-19 variant, tears through the country, setting new daily records for infections.

Patricia Baker, center, with Keller Williams Realty in Newton, talks with her clients after they left an open house in April 2021.

2021 set records in Boston’s housing market. What now?

Prices and sales volume both hit all-time highs in the region, with the median price of a single-family home hitting $750,000 in the Boston area and the median condo price at $625,000.

As Puerto Rico made progress towards ending their bankruptcy, the bond price of the US territory increased as well.

Judge approves debt restructuring plan to recover Puerto Rico from bankruptcy

The judge overseeing Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy approved its debt-cutting plan, a decision that puts the island on a path to exiting bankruptcy after hurricanes, political turmoil and the pandemic prolonged the more than four-year process.