By WAYNE PARRY and REMA RAHMANAssociated Press
MANASQUAN, N.J. (AP) - Saws and sledgehammers joined beer and barbecues - under covered porches - as a fixture of the first Memorial Day weekend at the Jersey shore since Superstorm Sandy roared through.
Seven months after the devastating storm
By CHRIS KARDISHAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Tesla Motors is fighting a bill in North Carolina that would effectively ban the company from selling its electric cars in the state, pitting it against auto dealers who say the car maker has an unfair advantage selling directly to consumers
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Protesters rallied in dozens of cities Saturday as part of a global protest against seed giant Monsanto and the genetically modified food it produces, organizers said.
Organizers said "March Against Monsanto" protests were held in 52 countries and 436 cities, including Los
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Protests against seed giant Monsanto are getting under way across the U.S. and in dozens of other countries.
"March Against Monsanto" organizers say they're calling attention to the dangers posed by genetically modified food and the companies that produce it. Protests are
BERLIN (AP) - An auctioneer says one of Apple's first computers - a functioning 1976 model - has been sold for a record 516,000 euros ($668,000).
German auction house Breker said Saturday an Asian client, who asked not to be named, bought the so-called Apple 1, which the tech company's
By MIKE BAKER and JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurally sound.
The crossings are kept standing by engineering design, not supported with brute strength or
By KIRUBEL TADESSEAssociated Press
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The African Union on Saturday marked 50 years since the founding of a continentwide organization that helped liberate Africa from colonial masters and which now is trying to stay relevant on a continent regularly troubled by conflict.
By DALE GAVLAKAssociated Press
SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) - Jordan's King Abdullah II said Saturday extremism has "grown fat" off of the longstanding conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
"Good faith talks must get going," Abdullah told the opening of a two-day meeting of the Geneva-
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks prices are closing mostly lower on Wall Street, giving the market its first weekly loss in a month.
The Dow Jones industrial average edged up eight points to 15,303 Friday, a gain of 0.1 percent. The Dow was supported by a big gain in Procter & Gamble.
The Standard &
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Charles Schumer urged regulators to "use extreme caution" when reviewing the proposed acquisition of No. 3 cell carrier Sprint Nextel by Japan's Softbank, saying the Japanese company's use of Chinese networking equipment could open
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., on Sunday. That's according to a White House official, who wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the trip ahead of the official announcement and requested anonymity. A
By BLAKE NICHOLSON and DAVE KOLPACKAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A dam that threatened to give way and flood a North Dakota town was holding back the water on Wednesday, though the 1,300 residents of Cavalier were still being told to stay away from their homes.
Steady rainfall between
By SEAN MURPHY, RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI, DAVID A. LIEB and CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - One was an animal lover. Another loved the spotlight. Another was nicknamed "The Wall" because of the force he brought to the soccer field.
When a top-of-the-scale EF5 tornado ripped