By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - New versions of Microsoft's word processing, spreadsheet and email programs will sport touch-based controls and emphasize Internet storage to reflect an industry-wide shift away from the company's strengths in desktop and laptop
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices climbed for a fourth day on hopes that the Federal Reserve will take additional steps to prop up the economy.
Benchmark U.S. crude on Monday rose $1.33 to end at $88.43 per barrel in New York, while Brent crude rose by $1.95 to finish at $
CINCINNATI (AP) - An Indonesian choir stuck in Cincinnati after a traveling mishap forced them to miss the World Choir Games was embraced by city residents determined to open their hearts and wallets to get the singers to perform and then to return them home.
The effort to help the 49-member Gema
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON. N.J. (AP) - U.K. drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has secured its takeover of longtime partner Human Genome Sciences after agreeing to pay more, a move to expand GSK's drug portfolio in crucial areas: biologic drugs and treatments for the hundreds of
By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University's president reached an agreement with school officials to immediately resign Monday after facing months of criticism in the hazing death of a marching band member.
Last week, James Ammons had submitted a
By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- The housing crisis that has left so many people without a permanent home may have worsened another serious problem: child abuse. As mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures loom, the rates of child abuse leading to
By The Associated Press
Athina Prassa in Athens mastered English in four years studying at a private university. It's a skill that may not help her much as she hunts for work while hard-right thugs roam her blighted neighborhood.
Lucy Nicholls in London graduated from fashion school brimming
EDGERTON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities in Platte County, Mo., say officials have found the bodies of two women in a field after officials interrogated "a suspect in the disappearance of Britny Haarup and Ashley Key."
The Kansas City Star reported (http://bit.ly/Nsrx8S) late Sunday that the bodies were
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian rebels fired grenades at tanks and troops while regime armor shelled Damascus neighborhoods on Monday, sending terrified families fleeing the most sustained and widespread fighting in the capital since the start of the uprising 16 months ago.