One promise of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was fewer cars clogging city streets. But studies suggest the opposite: that ride-hailing companies are pulling riders off buses, subways, bicycles and their own feet and putting them in cars instead.
Here are your Sunday morning headlines.
The overtly political 2018 Winter Olympics closed Sunday night very much as they began, with humanity’s finest athletes marching exuberantly across the world stage as three nations with decades of war and suspicion among them shared a VIP box — and a potential path away from conflict.
At least two people are dead as a strong storm system that included possible tornadoes roared eastward through the central United States, leaving demolished homes, damaged vehicles and uprooted trees in its wake.
Nearly two months after recreational marijuana became legal in California, less than 1 percent of the state’s known growers have been licensed, according to a report released Monday by a pot industry group.
An Oregon sheriff and district attorney blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying Tuesday the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate.
A proposal to make California’s drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights in an unprecedented power grab, representatives from water districts and other users have told regulators.
The federal government began work Wednesday on replacing a border wall in California, the first wall contract awarded in the Trump administration outside of eight prototypes that were built last year in San Diego.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval opened a winter gathering of the nation’s governors Saturday as they prepare to push the president and Congress on policies on infrastructure, health care, gun violence and measures to combat the opioid crisis.
A California teen has been sentenced to six months in prison for smuggling in a Bengal tiger cub from Mexico.