By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Dismayed that family members are spread out over the house, each with a separate PC or tablet? Lenovo has something it believes will get them back together: a PC the size of a coffee table that works like a gigantic tablet and lets four people
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is rejecting a new proposal from Syrian President Bashar Assad that would begin a peace process and keep the besieged leader in power.
State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says Assad's latest plan is "detached from reality" and would only allow
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel is a contrarian Republican moderate and decorated Vietnam combat veteran who is likely to support a more rapid withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
As President Barack Obama's likely nominee for
By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four years and one re-election after Barack Obama became America's first black president, some of the thrill is gone.
Yes, the inauguration of a U.S. president is still a big deal. But the ceremony that Washington will stage in a few weeks
By GEIR MOULSONAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's vice chancellor is struggling to quell speculation about his leadership of the country's junior governing party, whose dire poll ratings are a complicating factor as Chancellor Angela Merkel seeks re-election this year.
By ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - A defiant Syrian President Bashar Assad rallied a chanting and cheering crowd Sunday to fight the uprising against his authoritarian rule, dismissing any chance of dialogue with "murderous criminals" that he blames for nearly two years of violence that
By NANCY ARMOURAP National Writer
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Deep on offense and scary-good on defense, the Green Bay Packers were way too much for the Minnesota Vikings.
Maybe everyone else in the NFC, too.
Aaron Rodgers, Charles Woodson and the Packers reminded everyone of how dangerous they can be
By CHARMAINE NORONHAAssociated Press Writer
TORONTO (AP) - John Sheardown, a former Canadian diplomat who sheltered fugitive American Embassy staffers at his Tehran home at great personal risk during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, has died. He was 88.
His wife Zena said Saturday that Sheardown
By The Associated Press
The Chevrolet Sonic has come out of nowhere to become the top-selling subcompact in America.
Unlike General Motors' previous small cars, the tiny Sonic handles and accelerates well and is quiet on the road. It sits low to the ground and has a curved, aerodynamic look
By HEIDI VOGTAssociated Press
KAJAKI, Afghanistan (AP) - In the approaching twilight of its war in Afghanistan, the U.S. is forging ahead with a giant infrastructure project long criticized as too costly in both blood and money.
It's a $500 million effort to refurbish the massive Kajaki dam and