By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh police plan to train their officers to be fluent in social media, joining other departments nationwide, days after a man armed with a hammer and kitchen knife used a hostage's computer to post Facebook messages lamenting his
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Business Writers
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans are more confident in the economy than they have been in seven months, an encouraging sign for President Barack Obama with six weeks left in the presidential race.
A new survey of consumer
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple's iPhones and other products are so popular in New York City they're flying off shelves - and into the hands of thieves.
New York Police Department statistics show more than 11,400 Apple products have been ripped off this year, up 40
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A former Army recruiter failed to win a fourth reprieve from the U.S. Supreme Court and was executed Tuesday evening in Texas for participating in the shooting death of a woman he and a buddy met 10 years ago at a bar.
Cleve Foster was
By CAIN BURDEAUAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A surprise ruling by a federal appeals court that lets the Army Corps of Engineers off the hook for paying compensation for Hurricane Katrina's catastrophic flooding isn't going over well on the streets of New Orleans.
By The Associated Press
Metals prices were tugged in opposite directions Tuesday by conflicting signals about the economy.
Caterpillar, the world's largest maker of bulldozers and other heavy equipment, tamped down metals prices when it said late Monday that slower economic growth would
By CHARLES BABINGTON and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
VANDALIA, Ohio (AP) - Ohio has emerged as the presidential race's undisputed focus. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are making multiple stops this week alone in a state that's trending toward the president, endangering Romney's White
By KAREN MATTHEWS and LINDSEY TANNERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - It's a campaign believed to be unprecedented in its size and aggressiveness: New York City is dispensing the morning-after pill to girls as young as 14 at more than 50 public high schools, sometimes even before they have
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Well-heeled clients pay tens of thousands of dollars to hit the legal jackpot - Supreme Court review of their appeals. But on Tuesday, the court decided to hear cases filed by two people who couldn't afford or didn't bother to hire
By SAMANTHA CRITCHELLAP Fashion Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - When you are a hot young starlet in Hollywood, you often get what you want. For Nikki Reed, that meant goose-bump calfskin, and for Chloe Grace Moretz, it was a menswear-inspired design. They are two of the celebrities to work with footwear