UN panel agrees to move ahead with debate on 'killer robots'

GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. panel agreed Friday to move ahead with talks to define and possibly set limits on weapons that can kill without human involvement, as human rights groups said governments are moving too slowly to keep up with advances in artificial intelligence that could put computers in control one day. Full Story
VW to spend $40B on electric cars, technology through 2022
BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) over the next five years on developing electric cars, autonomous driving and other new technologies. Full Story

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High five for Lowell High Hall (SLIDESHOW)

DRACUT -- Striving and achieving is part of the genetic makeup of each and every member of Lowell High School's Athletic Hall of Fame. Full Story
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Dracut man charged in road-rage incident

WINCHESTER -- A Dracut man is facing a weapons charge after allegedly threatening a woman with a long piece of steel during a road rage incident shortly after 1 p. Full Story
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Dracut man charged in road-rage incident

11/15/2017 07:54 AM EST
WINCHESTER -- A Dracut man is facing a weapons charge after allegedly threatening a woman with a long piece of steel during a road rage incident shortly after 1 p. 
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Dracut man charged in road rage incident
11/14/2017 04:43 PM EST - WINCHESTER -- A Dracut man is facing a weapons charge after allegedly threatening a woman with a long piece of steel during a road rage incident shortly after 1 p. Full Story

Empty shelves go far beyond holiday -- they need basic staples
11/13/2017 07:45 AM EST - DRACUT -- The photo of the almost bare shelf had hundreds of shares on Facebook. "This is our soup shelf it is usually full as you can see it is empty," the Nov. Full Story

Dracut Housing Authority scores top federal marks
11/12/2017 07:47 PM EST - DRACUT -- The Dracut Housing Authority has earned a 98 on a physical inspection from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for one of its developments. Full Story

New date set for deputy chief in Dracut evidence-locker controversy
11/11/2017 08:29 PM EST - DRACUT -- The postponed hearing on Deputy Police Chief David Chartrand and the administration of the department's evidence locker has been set for 10 a. Full Story

Lupoli leads Chelmsford; Dracut, Billerica post W's
11/11/2017 06:41 AM EST - High school roundup Sal Lupoli rushed for 154 yards and three touchdowns while powering Chelmsford past Reading, 28-0, in a non-playoff high school football game Friday night. Full Story

Man arrested in Dracut facing 8th drunken-driving charge
11/10/2017 09:54 AM EST - LOWELL -- Court records show Daniel Silva appeared in Lowell District Court to face eighth-offense drunken-driving allegations in February 2014, but that he fled from the building when he learned prosecutors were going to request that he be held Full Story

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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.