By ADAM SCHRECKAP Business Writer
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Queen Elizabeth 2's Dubai owners outlined plans Monday to turn the storied cruise liner into a dockside hotel that will keep many existing furnishings intact, ending years of speculation about the fate
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
Five more states have been granted relief from key requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, bringing the total to 24 states given waivers, the Education Department said Friday.
Arkansas, Missouri, South
By JEFF BAENENAssociated Press
KASOTA, Minn. (AP) - For anyone who ever has been stuck in traffic, it's a tempting fantasy: If only you were driving a tank and could roll over everything in your path.
Some drivers are now flocking to an out-of-the-way spot
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A new tablet, new glasses and a new version of Android - those were among the highlights at Google Inc.'s annual "I/O" conference in San Francisco for computer programmers.
Here's a rundown of the announcements:
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google helped create a world brimming with digital distractions for people spending more of their lives tethered to the Internet. It's a phenomenon that seems unlikely to change so Google is working on a way to
NEW YORK (AP) - The plaza at the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City has been evacuated after a crane broke some windows in one of the new World Trade Center skyscrapers.
The fire department says no injuries have been reported. About 60 firefighters are at the
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) - Retired schoolteacher Dolores Rommel has followed the Rev. Robert H. Schuller almost her entire adult life: She was baptized in his church as a young woman, sent her children to his Sunday school and laid her husband
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writers
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google will sell a small tablet computer bearing its brand in a challenge to Amazon's Kindle Fire.
The Nexus 7 is designed specifically for Google Play, the online store that
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A raging wildfire destroyed dozens of houses overnight and charred land on the edges of the Air Force Academy on Wednesday, while thick smoke and intense, towering flames kept officials from learning the full
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg, has become the first woman on the social-networking company's board of directors.
Sandberg was lured from Google in 2008 to become Facebook's chief