By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles' school system, the second largest in the United States, is ordering iPads for all its students, handing Apple a major success in its quest to make the tablet computer a replacement for textbooks.
The Los Angeles Board of
By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Celebrity cook Paula Deen said while being questioned in a discrimination lawsuit that she has used racial slurs in the past but insisted she and her family do not tolerate prejudice.
The 66-year-old Food Network star and Savannah restaurant owner
By Kate Knibbs
After the PRISM leak, you probably want to know exactly what the NSA has on file about you. And here's some good news amid all the are-we-living-in-a-surveillance-state hand-wringing: Civil rights advocate Jonathan Corbett put together a website called My NSA
By SUZAN FRASERAssociated Press
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's deputy prime minister gave a nod of approval on Wednesday to a new form of peaceful resistance that is spreading through Turkey.
Although police dispersed pockets of protesters who set up barricades in two Turkish cities overnight,
LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) - Netflix is going Dutch.
The online video giant says it will expand into the Netherlands, its 41st country, later this year.
Subscribers will be able to stream Hollywood fare, local TV series and Netflix originals like "House of Cards" and "Arrested Development" on TVs, game
By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's nuclear watchdog formally approved a set of new safety requirements for atomic power plants on Wednesday, paving the way for the reopening of facilities shut down since the Fukushima disaster in a move critics charged was too hasty.
By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - On the Internet, no one can save you from yourself. That is a lesson many Japanese politicians have learned recently in painful, awkward and at times costly fashion.
In the latest flap, a senior reconstruction official in charge of helping victims of
By BRADLEY BROOKS and JENNY BARCHFIELDAssociated Press
SAO PAULO (AP) - Leaders in Brazil's two biggest cities said Wednesday that they reversed an increase in bus and subway fares that ignited anti-government protests that have spread across the nation in the past week.
Many people doubted the
By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJERAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings, whose unflinching reporting ended the career of a top American army general, died early Tuesday in a car accident in Los Angeles, his employer and family said.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Satellite TV operator Dish Network Corp. said Tuesday it would not submit a revised bid for Sprint, leaving the path open for the wireless carrier to accept what it already considers a superior offer from Japan's Softbank.
Dish said that Sprint Nextel Corp.'s
UPDATE: Authorities say that a tan SUV was heading west on 35th on Wednesday afternoon when the driver ran a stop sign at Freya. A blue SUV that was headed south on Freya hit the tan SUV causing the vehicle to flip over.
There were two people in the overturned SUV, a woman and a little girl. They
AMMON, Idaho (AP) - Officials with the Bonneville County sheriff's department say a 21-month-old southeastern Idaho girl has died after she was left in a vehicle. A news release says deputies and paramedics were called shortly after 5:15 p.m. Tuesday to a residence in Ammon,
KHQ.COM - On Wednesday morning emergency crews responded to a 2 car head-on crash on Hwy. 195 in Whitman County near the Idaho State line. The Washington State Patrol says at least one person was trapped. The identifies of those involved have not been released. We'll post new details when