By CAIN BURDEAUAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 20-year-old black woman said she was set on fire by three men who wrote the initials KKK and a racial slur on her car in northeastern Louisiana, police said Monday.
Officers found Sharmeka Moffitt with burns on more than half of her body when
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) - A California man was shot and killed by police in what investigators described Monday as a naked rampage involving two men who broke car windows and set their rented house on fire.
Jeremiah Moore, 29, was killed early Sunday after putting a loaded rifle to an officer's
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Wisconsin man terrorized his wife for years, threatening to throw acid on her face, dousing her car with tomato juice and slashing her vehicle's tires before finally going to the spa where she worked, opening fire and killing her and two
By The Associated Press
Apple had extended its dominance in tablet computers in the second quarter, shipping nearly seven out of every 10 tablets, according to research firm IHS iSuppli. A new model came out a few weeks before the April-June quarter began. Google's challenger, the Nexus 7,
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is waiting for the presidential election as much as anyone.
The U.S. stock market struggled for direction Monday. Stocks waffled between small gains and losses, but by mid-afternoon it seemed they would finish solidly lower
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As the holiday-shopping season approaches, Microsoft and Apple have scheduled major events this week to unveil new gadgets and software.
The Microsoft event Thursday will focus on Windows 8, a major update to its lucrative operating system. The
By The Associated Press
It's high season for consumer electronics. Manufacturers of various gadgets are unveiling their holiday lineups. Add to that products surrounding a new version of Windows coming out Friday.
Here's a recap of the announcements so far:
- Sept. 4: Microsoft Corp.
By JERRY SCHWARTZAssociated Press
Nearly four years after Barack Obama was elected to the most powerful office in the most powerful country in the world, the question remains: Who is he?
He seemed to come out of nowhere. He had served seven years in the Illinois Senate, and less than four years
By MICHAEL ASTORAssociated Press Writer
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations is already planning for a peacekeeping force in Syria should a cease-fire in that country take hold and pending a Security Council mandate, the U.N. peacekeeping chief said Monday.
Herve Ladsous said, however, it
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.
Apple hasn't said anything about the device, but the veil of secrecy that the company throws over unreleased products