Latest News Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Were Struggling Before Arizona Crash 2018-03-24T00:26:22.000000000+00:00 Company documents obtained by The New York Times show Uber was becoming more aggressive with its autonomous car research, even as the technology faltered. For the U.S. and China, a Technology Cold War That’s Freezing Over 2018-03-24T00:26:20.000000000+00:00 In advanced industries like chip development, the rivals are vying for dominance in a fight that is as much about national security as economic might. After Another Week of Chaos, Trump Repairs to Palm Beach. No One Knows What Comes Next. 2018-03-24T00:19:04.000000000+00:00 President Trump’s head-spinning moves on national security, the budget and trade left Washington reeling and a bewildered sense of resignation in the West Wing. The Dramatic Last Hours as Agents Stalked the Austin Bomber 2018-03-24T00:14:14.000000000+00:00 Federal marshals described how they located and took down the suspect of a weekslong bombing campaign in Austin. Trump Signs Spending Bill, Reversing Veto Threat and Avoiding Government Shutdown 2018-03-24T00:07:55.000000000+00:00 The president said he signed the bill, which he denigrated as “crazy,” because it increased military spending. He also complained that it failed to address immigration issues and a border wall. Blaze Erupts Beneath a Movie Set in Harlem, and a Firefighter Dies Rushing In 2018-03-23T23:52:53.000000000+00:00 While filming Edward Norton’s adaptation of the novel “Motherless Brooklyn,” the crew smelled smoke. A fire had erupted in the basement. ‘Something About Parkland Has Been Different’: Survivors From 20 Years of Mass Shootings Speak 2018-03-23T23:45:23.000000000+00:00 We spoke to survivors of mass shootings and others affected by them about the demonstrations planned for Saturday. Iowa Family of 4 Vacationing in Mexico Found Dead in Condo 2018-03-23T23:40:37.000000000+00:00 Officials said Kevin and Amy Sharp and their two children were found in a condominium on the Yucatán Peninsula. The specific cause of death was not known. Even by Trump Standards, a Lot Has Happened This Week. Let Us Catch You Up. 2018-03-23T23:29:57.000000000+00:00 Here are six of the biggest stories driving American politics this week. Three Billboards Call Out Sexual Abuse 2018-03-23T23:25:42.000000000+00:00 A former student at the Emma Willard School has spent $14,000 on signs accusing a teacher of misconduct, and pushing for change in New York’s statute of limitations.