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Md., 22 other states sue Trump to keep Calif.’s auto emission rules (access required)

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh joined a coalition of attorneys general that sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking California’s authority to set greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks, in a battle ...

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Hands off the wheel: Self-driving cars could save money, lives

WASHINGTON — In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel. They don’t do drugs, get distracted, fall asleep, run red lights or tailgate. And their reaction times are quicker. They do such ...

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Editorial: Dram-shop responsibility (access required)

Although this week a U.S. District Court jury has ruled that a popular Ocean City nightclub has no legal responsibility for a rape that occurred in its parking lot after bar employees escorted a visibly intoxicated woman outside and left her there alone, the case against Seacrets raises a larger issue: Maryland’s lack of any dram-shop liability law.

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Highway bill fails to clear hurdle in U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are under pressure to find a way to keep federal aid flowing to highway and transit programs beyond the end of this month after a transportation bill failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the Senate. The ...

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