By JIM VERTUNOAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas A&M University System will be the home of one of three national biodefense centers to help the country quickly develop vaccines in the event of a pandemic and strategies for responding to bioterrorism
By PHIL COUVRETTE and ROB GILLIESAssociated Press
MONTREAL (AP) - A Canadian porn actor accused of dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to political parties and schools pleaded not guilty Tuesday to five charges including first degree murder
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - ExxonMobil said it is ending its exploration for shale gas in Poland after finding insufficient amounts of gas in two exploratory wells in the country's east.
The move is the latest blow for Polish hopes to find massive shale gas
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - "Tell President Obama: Stop the spending," screams an ad running during the broadcast of NBC's "Today" show in central Virginia. At a break during ABC's "The View," Mitt Romney is praised in a different spot for his "
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China has promised Taiwanese investors up to $95 billion in loans from state banks as it tries to build closer ties with the self-ruled island that Beijing claims as its own territory.
The director of the Cabinet
By JOHN S. MARSHALLAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Northern California man was rescued after his 50-foot boat was struck by a whale while he sailed alone about 40 miles off the western coast of Mexico, authorities said.
The impact from the collision
By The Associated Press
Facebook is paying $10 million to settle a lawsuit over ads that it called sponsored stories.
Facebook's service allowed companies to pay to retransmit users' activities to their friends' pages. If a user clicked the "like"
By KATY DAIGLEAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - What is a sip of clean water worth? Is there economic value in the shade of a tree? And how much would you pay for a breath of fresh air?
Putting a price on a natural bounty long taken for granted as free may
By PETER ORSIAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - For decades there's been no such thing as a commercial radio or TV spot in Cuba. Ditto for billboards, website banner ads, and newspaper classifieds.
It can be a refreshing change from the global marketing
By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Additional crews were joining the fight Saturday against a wildfire in northern Colorado that has scorched about 85 square miles and destroyed at least 181 homes, the most in state history.
The High Park Fire