LAS VEGAS (AP) - Sharp is jumping on the "ultrahigh definition" bandwagon by introducing two super-clear TVs and one ultra-HD computer monitor that will give PC users something to brag about to Apple fans in love with the high-resolution Retina display.
At the annual International CES gadget show
By JAY LINDSAYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - An electrical fire filled the cabin of an empty Japan Airlines Boeing 787 with smoke on Monday after it landed in Boston following a non-stop flight from Tokyo.
The Massachusetts Port Authority's fire chief, Bob Donahue, said the fire began in an
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The home appraisal is very important when refinancing a mortgage. By setting the official estimate of what your home is worth, it can have a big impact on whether your refinancing is approved and how much it will cost you. So how can you make sure you get the highest
By BOB JOHNSONAssociated Press
PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama teenager who described himself as a white supremacist made journal entries about a plot to bomb classmates three days after the Newtown school massacre and began building small homemade explosives, a sheriff said Monday.
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's pope urged his congregants to be joyful and "not be afraid" in his Mass for Coptic Christmas, trying to reassure a community feeling anxious about the rise of Islamists to power here.
Pope Tawadros II also prayed for peace and stability for
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A large floating drill rig that ran aground a week ago on a remote Alaska island arrived as planned Monday in the shelter of a Kodiak Island bay after being towed about 45 miles through swells as high as 15 feet, officials said.
The Royal Dutch
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 probable nominee for
By LIZ SIDOTIAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Every election year, they become the popular ones, the celebrities with the power to hire or fire politicians. Then, when actual governing begins, they become the forgotten ones - jilted wallflowers watching as the leaders they elected are devoured
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - A utility company says it has started building China's first new nuclear power plant since Beijing lifted a construction moratorium imposed on the industry to review safety following Japan's Fukushima disaster.
The facility in the eastern
By JEAN H. LEEAssociated Press
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Students at North Korea's premier university showed Google's executive chairman how they look for information online: They Google it.
But surfing the Internet that way is the privilege of only a very few in North Korea, whose