By DOUG ESSERAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - A Michigan woman dying of leukemia says she hopes her embarrassment during a Seattle airport security pat-down might change the way the Transportation Security Administration treats travelers with medical conditions.
A TSA spokeswoman said late
By RACHEL ZOLLAP Religion Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - For the first time in its history, the United States does not have a Protestant majority, according to a new study. One reason: The number of Americans with no religious affiliation is on the rise.
The percentage of Protestant adults in the U.S.
By DERRIK J. LANGAP Entertainment Writer
When the Kinect system was unleashed two years ago for the Xbox 360, there were promises that the camera-based, gesture-detecting gadget could turn users' bodies into paintbrushes, allow them to chat with a virtual lad named Milo, transform real-
MASON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio amusement park is selling off pieces of a troubled roller coaster that is now being torn down.
The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://bit.ly/R10tv6 ) reports that Kings Island in Mason is selling plaques with a piece of track from the Son of Beast coaster for $99.99. Pieces of
GENEVA (AP) - Swiss private bank Julius Baer says it plans to cut about 1,000 jobs from Merrill Lynch's wealth management operations outside the United States following a deal to buy the unit from Bank Of America.
The Julius Baer Group based in Zurich said in a statement Tuesday its target for
BOSTON (AP) - A couple from Hong Kong has sued a U.S.-based college admissions consultant for failing to get their two sons into an Ivy League university as he had allegedly promised.
Gerald and Lily Chow say in their suit filed in U.S. District Court in Boston that they gave Mark Zimny more than $
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Eager to expand in the United States, China's biggest technology companies face an America anxious about threats to jobs and national security.
The latest blow: A U.S. report that says telecom equipment makers Huawei Technologies Inc. and ZTE
By DON MELVIN and SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - Europe made little progress Tuesday in its efforts to secure the region's stricken financial system and ensure that failing banks never risk an entire country's economy again when finance ministers from the 27-country
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The advice from master to student over the past three years has been simple: Be prepared. Know what to do and how to do it.
"Fearless Felix" Baumgartner has heeded Joe Kittinger's advice and now is about to test it.
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Blame it on the wind. Again.
For the second straight day, extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner aborted his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall because of the weather, postponing his quest to become the world's first supersonic skydiver