NEW YORK (AP) — In the wake of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg embarked on a rare media mini-blitz in an attempt to take some of the public and political pressure off the social network.

NEW YORK (AP) — Breaking five days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for a "major breach of trust," admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators on Wednesday approved a $1.6 billion plan that calls for building two massive wind farms along the Texas-New Mexico border.

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 10:20 p.m.

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly self-driving vehicle crash in Arizona (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Two experts have viewed video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix and say the Uber SUV's laser and radar sensors should have spotted the victim and her bicycle and braked.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most people who own a smartphone take it wherever they go, a fact of modern life that enabled authorities to hunt down the man suspected in four Texas bombings before he blew himself up Wednesday.

DETROIT (AP) — Shareholders of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. have approved an ambitious pay package for iconic CEO Elon Musk that could net him more than $50 billion if he meets lofty milestones over the next decade.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign mined supporters' personal data from Facebook to benefit its voter turnout program.

NEW YORK (AP) — The crisis-management playbook is pretty simple: Get ahead of the story, update authorities and the public regularly, accept responsibility and take decisive action.

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's sales tax exemption for electric vehicles is expected to end sometime this summer after efforts to extend it stalled during the recent legislative session.

NEW YORK (AP) — Opening arguments are set for Thursday in the federal government's efforts to block AT&T's efforts to gobble up Time Warner in a case that could shape how you get — and how much you pay for — streaming TV and movies.

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Wednesday unveiled new plans to make big tech companies pay more taxes in a move that would, if endorsed, hit online U.S.

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — BMW's profits this year will at least equal last year's results as the automaker sinks billions into developing electric and autonomous car technology to meet expected changes in how people get from one place to another, the company said Wednesday.

NEW YORK (AP) — Sure. Take that quiz about which hair-metal band is your spirit animal. Share a few snaps of your toddler at the beach and watch the likes pile up.

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's latest privacy scandal, involving Trump campaign consultants who allegedly stole data on tens of millions of users in order to influence elections, has some people reconsidering their relationship status with the social network.

LONDON (AP) — The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections.

DETROIT (AP) — The deadly collision between an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian near Phoenix is bringing calls for tougher self-driving regulations, but advocates for a hands-off approach say big changes aren't needed.

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the alleged use of personal Facebook data by political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica (all times local): 6:50 p.m.

LONDON (AP) — The chief executive of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica told a reporter posing as a potential client that his company played a big role in getting Donald Trump elected, a British news program revealed Tuesday.

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Tuesday ordered authorities to revoke the operating licenses of the Uber and Careem ride-hailing services and block their mobile apps and software.

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top court ruled Tuesday that the popular Telegram messaging app can be forced to provide user data to Russian security services.

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is having one of its worst weeks as a publicly traded company with a share sell-off continuing for a second day.