By JESSE WASHINGTONAP National Writer
What, exactly, is discrimination, and what should be done to fight it? This election offers choices on the answers.
In areas such as mortgages, voter identification and immigration enforcement, the presidential candidates differ over how to use
SEATTLE (AP) - Forecasters who thought Washington was in for a warmer, drier El Nino winter say the outlook has shifted to a more neutral pattern.
But neutral doesn't mean uneventful. National Weather Service warning coordination meteorologist Ted Buehner says there's a "good shot" of
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 20-year-old black woman told police she was set on fire by three men who wrote the initials KKK and a racial slur on her car in northeastern Louisiana. Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Lt. Julie Lewis says Sharmeka Moffitt was found with burns on more than
NEW YORK (AP) - A research group is forecasting that sales of smaller tablets will double this year with the expected announcement of a mini iPad on Tuesday.
IHS iSuppli expects about 34 million smaller tablets will be sold worldwide in 2012, up from 17 million last year. IHS defines it as tablets
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Nobody was expecting this round of corporate financial reports to be great. But underwhelming results - particularly revenue, which offers a read on the economy - are still rattling investors.
The Dow Jones industrial average plunged
By JON GAMBRELLAssociated Press
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Royal Dutch Shell PLC warned Tuesday that it won't be able to make its estimated production for two types of oil pumped from Nigeria, largely blaming attacks on its pipelines by thieves wanting to steal crude.
Shell said in a statement
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A smaller iPad is expected to be revealed by Apple on Tuesday.
Tech bloggers and analysts expect a device with a screen measuring 7.85 inches on the diagonal, making it about half the size of the regular iPad. It would be slightly larger than the 7-inch tablets from Amazon.
By IBRAHIM BARZAKAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The emir of Qatar on Tuesday became the first head of state to visit the Gaza Strip since Hamas militants seized the territory five years ago, showering almost half a billion dollars and unprecedented political recognition on the
HOUSTON (AP) - Attorneys are preparing for a murder trial stemming from a fire at a Houston home day care center that left four children dead and injured three others.
Jury selection in the felony murder trial of Jessica Tata in the death of one of the children is set for Tuesday in Houston.
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The price tag remains a big question mark as Apple prepares Tuesday to unveil what is expected to be a smaller iPad.
In the case of the "iPad Mini" (the real name is not known), tech bloggers and analysts expect a device with a screen