A person familiar with the discussions says Tesla has told Senate committee staffers that its engineers have two main theories about what caused a fatal crash in Florida involving one of its electric cars in self-driving mode.
Stocks are mostly higher in afternoon trading Friday, as investors worked through another mixed batch of corporate earnings, this time from positive results from Google's parent company Alphabet and Amazon, and disappointing results from oil giants Chevron and Exxon Mobil.
The board of brewer SABMiller on Friday said it intends to recommend that shareholders accept Anheuser-Busch InBev's revised 79 billion pound ($104 billion) takeover offer, clearing the way for a shareholder vote on the mega-deal.
Drugmaker Merck & Co., focused heavily on its long-term future as it builds sales of crucial new medicines Keytruda for cancer and Zepatier for hepatitis C, still posted a big jump in second-quarter profit thanks to slightly higher sales and more cost cutting.
An attorney for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has asked a Baton Rouge judge to dismiss former head football coach Jerry Baldwin's claim that the school fired him in 2001 because he is black.