By DANIELA BERRETTAAssociated Press
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Palestinians are turning to their fledgling high-tech sector as they lay the groundwork for a future state, saying the unique hardships of life in the West Bank have fostered a creative spirit conducive to the world of startups.
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - Superman's 75th anniversary is giving his creators' blue-collar hometown a renewed chance to claim the superhero as its own.
Fans hope Thursday's anniversary, including lighting city hall with Superman's colors, will raise the
By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD and JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Margaret Thatcher, Britain's Iron Lady, was laid to rest Wednesday with a level of pomp and protest reflecting her status as a commanding, polarizing political figure.
Queen Elizabeth II, prime ministers and dignitaries from
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) - George Beverly Shea, whose booming baritone voice echoed through stadiums, squares and souls during a decades-long career with evangelist Billy Graham, died Tuesday. He was 104.
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association spokesman Brent Rinehart said
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - In kitchens, they prepare food faster, but pressure cookers by their very nature help make good bombs, amplifying the blast and the carnage.
They don't just hold the explosives. The tightly sealed pot that speeds the cooking of beans and
By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - In a sign of a rapidly changing media world, a relatively unknown New York-based online nonprofit news site joined some of the country's most well-known media outlets in claiming a Pulitzer Prize, the highest honor in journalism.
By TAMI ABDOLLAH and COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
From the World Trade Center and Times Square in New York to the White House and sports venues across the country, police patrolled in packs and deployed counterterrorism teams Monday as security was stepped up after explosions at the Boston Marathon
By TAMI ABDOLLAHAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police in Los Angeles, New York City, London, Washington and other cities worldwide stepped up security Monday following explosions at the Boston Marathon.
In Los Angeles, the Sheriff's Department activated its emergency operations center and
By KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Thousands of people are expected to join an unofficial counterculture holiday celebrating marijuana in Colorado and Washington this coming weekend, including out-of staters and even packaged tours. The events and crowds will test the limits of new laws