By JAKE COYLEAP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A new study has found that YouTube has become a major platform for news, one where viewers are turning for eyewitness videos in times of major events and natural disasters.
The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism on
By MARY PEMBERTONAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Even by Alaska standards, the rock slide in Glacier Bay National Park was a huge event.
It was a monumental geophysical event that was almost overlooked until a pilot happened to fly over where the cliff collapsed and snapped some
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - TITLE: "Excuses"
LENGTH: 30 seconds
AIRING: It's the first ad in a $25 million series of commercials airing in Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, New Hampshire, Ohio, Iowa, Michigan, Colorado and Nevada.
KEY IMAGES: A female narrator says, "
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Repairs to the Washington Monument will require massive scaffolding to be built around the 555-foot obelisk and may keep it closed until 2014 after it was damaged by an earthquake last year.
National Park Service spokeswoman Carol Johnson said
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japanese seeking information on radiation levels in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster are turning to a volunteer group founded in the U.S. that has created a detailed and constantly updated visual database online.
Sean Bonner, a Los Angeles
FORT BRAGG, Calif. (AP) - No damage or injuries have been reported after a 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattled a coastal area in far Northern California.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at 5:05 a.m. Sunday about three miles northwest of Fort Bragg in Mendocino County. Initially the
BEIJING (AP) - Police have released three people detained earlier this week for throwing flower pots, bricks and stones at officers during a protest against an alloy copper plant project, authorities in a southwestern Chinese city said.
The Shifang city
By RACHEL ZOLLAP Religion Writer
By a razor-thin margin, the largest Presbyterian group in the United States rejected a proposal Thursday to divest from three companies that do business with Israel. Pro-Palestinian advocates vowed to try again.
TOKYO (AP) - Moody's has upgraded the long-term credit rating of Nissan Motor Co., saying that the automaker's lineup of new models and its global strategy should help sustain a strong financial performance.
Moody's said Thursday that the rating for
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The future of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant could balance on an inescapable question: Is it worth the money to fix it?
Engineers face a daunting task finding a solution for problems that