By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The CEO of FedEx doesn't see drones taking over the package delivery business anytime soon.
Fred Smith says FedEx has several drone studies underway. But the idea of delivering items by drone is "almost amusing," Smith said on a conference
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple will start taking orders for its high-end Mac Pro desktop computer on Thursday.
The black, cylinder-shaped machine is assembled in Austin, Texas, consistent with Apple's pledge to move manufacturing of an existing Mac line to the U.S.
The Mac Pro, long considered a work
By ERIC OLSONAP Sports Writer
Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson said he regretted singling out one of his players in a postgame diatribe that went viral.
And that's about it.
Hinson said at a news conference in Carbondale, Ill., on Wednesday that he apologized to starting point guard Marcus
By Nick MokeyProvided by Holidays are the time for family, friends, and thanks to social conventions, rooms teeming with people you would otherwise never associate with. From holier-than-though cousins who can't keep politics out of the dinner conversation, to well-heeled inlaws that will jaw on
By JULIE PACE and KIMBERLY DOZIERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A presidential advisory panel has recommended sweeping limits on the government's surveillance programs, including requiring a court to sign off on individual searches of phone records and stripping the National Security Agency
By KEN SWEETAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - See, it wasn't so bad.
Investors sent stocks soaring Wednesday afternoon when the Federal Reserve surprised the market by deciding to dial back its extraordinary economic stimulus. The central bank cited a stronger jobs market.
Investors have been
By RODRIQUE NGOWIAssociated Press
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts startup is launching a new device that transforms almost any bicycle into an electric-hybrid vehicle using an app on a smartphone.
The device, called the Copenhagen Wheel, is installed as part of a rear hub of a bike wheel
SYDNEY (AP) - A tourist in Australia had to be rescued by police after plunging off a pier while browsing Facebook on her phone, officials said Wednesday.
The woman was walking along a bay in Melbourne on Monday night when she became distracted by her Facebook feed and plummeted off the pier into
By GILLIAN WONGAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese authorities said Wednesday that a 73-year-old Chinese woman died after being infected with a bird flu strain that had sickened a human for the first time, a development that the World Health Organization called "worrisome."
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Carnival Cruise Lines knew about the risk of leaks from engine fuel hoses and recommended taking precautions on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph that later caught on fire at sea, according to court documents.
A compliance notice report sent
His stat line isn't overwhelming, but the imposing presence of 7-foot-6 Mamadou Ndiaye and his team's defense certainly is.
For the second time this season, UC Irvine held Eastern Washington University to 33 percent shooting or less and went on to hand EWU its first home loss in four tries
By DENISE LAVOIEAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A Harvard student accused of making a bomb threat to get out of a final exam was under a great deal of pressure and seems remorseful, his lawyer said Wednesday after his client was freed on bail.
Eldo Kim, 20, was released on $100,000 bond into the
Daniel Lazcano and his brother Frank were arrested for the murder of Marcus Schur two years ago in Whitman County. Frank Lazcano has already been convicted in the case, and on Wednesday afternoon, after two previous mistrials, Daniel was found guilty by a jury in Spokane County.