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Fifteen Injured In D.C. Metrobus Crash

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Fifteen people were injured after a Metrobus crash Saturday afternoon.

The A9 Metrobus was traveling on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in southwest, when it collided with minivan, says a Metro spokeswoman. The driver of the minivan was cited for an improper lane change.

D.C. Fire department spokesman Lon Walls says 15 people were taken to the hospital, two of them with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The others have minor injuries.

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Tech Group To Set Industry Standards For Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is increasingly becoming part of everyday life: think Apple's Siri. Major tech firms formed a group to help the public understand AI and develop standards so it isn't misused.

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