By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The case of a teenager accused of participating in the slayings of three men lured by phony Craigslist job offers went to a jury Thursday, with prosecutors portraying him as a full accomplice in the crimes and his defense
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - On Friday, Microsoft Corp. will release a new version of its Windows operating system, one designed to make desktop and laptop computers work more like tablets. There will be several ways to get it - or avoid it.
Windows 8 represents the
By BRETT BARROUQUEREAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The federal hate crimes trial of two men in Kentucky accused of beating another man because he was gay quickly grew murky, with tales of substance abuse, drug deals gone bad and homosexual trysts.
The result was an acquittal - an
ATLANTA (AP) - A father looking for his son since the mother took off 15 years ago has found the boy because of a Georgia child abuse scandal.
In an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/VqCF5z), Tony Wawrzynski said he hadn't seen his son, now 18-year-old Mitch Comer,
PIEDMONT, Calif. (AP) - The superintendent of a San Francisco Bay Area school district where high school athletes created a statistics-based fantasy sex league said the story has been sensationalized and the district has "really good kids that can make mistakes."
Piedmont Unified School District
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
The most pressing economic issue facing Washington - whether President Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney wins - is a looming deadline for across-the-board spending cuts and tax increases.
Government debt, which has soared above $16 trillion on Obama's watch
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a teenager who grabbed an attacker's cellphone led to the arrest of an Ohio college professor in connection with sex assaults against young men.
The Springfield News-Sun (http://bit.ly/QGy9A3) reports that 52-year-old Hollant "Max" Adrien was arrested on
By MESFIN FEKADUAP Music Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Alicia Keys, after giving birth to her son two years ago, said she wanted to create tools for children. Now she's launching an app for kids.
"The Journals of Mama Mae and LeeLee" is about a young New York City girl's relationship with her
By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAP Tobacco Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.'s third-quarter net income fell 44 percent on charges for a loss on early extinguishment of debt. But it sold more cigarettes at higher prices and expanded its industry-leading share of the U.S.
By JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - British soldiers and military dogs gathered at a London army barracks Thursday to honor a fallen hero with selfless courage, nerves of steel - and four legs.
Theo, a bomb-sniffing springer spaniel who died in Afghanistan on the day his soldier