By ANDREW SELIGMANAP Sports Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Brian Urlacher wasn't sure how dominant he could be any longer, so he's calling it a career after 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears.
And what a career it was:
-Eight Pro Bowl seasons;
-Defensive Player of the Year in 2005
-A trip to the
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says more doctors and hospitals are embracing technology as adoption of computerized medical records reaches a "tipping point" in America.
A report Wednesday from Health and Human Services says more than 50 percent of doctors' offices and 4 in 5
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - Clearwire wants to accept a richer buyout offer made by Sprint this week and is recommending that shareholders vote in favor of it.
Sprint upped its bid by 14 percent to $2.5 billion Tuesday for the wireless data network operator.
Some shareholders have opposed the deal,
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hewlett-Packard will provide an update on its efforts to rise above the sinking PC market when it releases quarterly earnings Wednesday after the closing bell.
The quarter will likely reveal how far HP still must go.
Revenue is expected to fall, which would make it the seventh
By GEORGE JAHNAssociated Press
VIENNA (AP) - Iran is moving ahead to update a program the West fears could be used to make nuclear weapons, diplomats said Wednesday, despite high-level diplomacy aimed at stopping it from doing so.
Three diplomats said Tehran now has installed close to 700 high-tech
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Sony's CEO Kazuo Hirai says the electronics giant's board will discuss a proposal by U.S. hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb to spin off up to 20 percent of its movie, TV and music division.
Hirai was asked about the proposal at a corporate
By CRISTINA SILVAAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - It was the customer service disaster heard around the Internet.
An Arizona restaurateur, fed up after years of negative online reviews and an embarrassing appearance on a reality television show, posted a social media rant laced with salty language
By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Police laid out their case Wednesday against a man accused of killing a 15-year-old girl whose body was found in a wooded area miles from her home, but the details remained hidden from public view after a judge sealed a crucial affidavit at the
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Anthony Weiner's run for a renaissance is officially on.
The ex-congressman whose career imploded in a rash of raunchy tweets two years ago said in a YouTube video announcement late Tuesday that he's in the New York City mayoral race. He
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is praising Jewish leaders for helping change American attitudes about gay marriage and other issues.
Biden says culture and arts change people's attitudes. He cites social media and the old NBC TV series "Will and
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 TAMARA LUSH and BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
The lucky ticket was bought sometime Saturday
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSAssociated Press
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A man was arrested Wednesday in a case involving last week's discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
A grand jury indictment accuses Matthew Ryan Buquet, 37, of mailing a death threat to U.S. District Judge