By CURT ANDERSONAssociated Press
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - I'm not afraid of heights, or flying, or thrill rides. So I didn't hesitate to take a parasail ride for an Associated Press story about the activity's lack of safety regulations.
Equipped with a small video camera, I was
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - An FBI agent testified Friday that employees at a Houston company were coached to hide information about the cutting-edge microelectronics the firm was buying from U.S. manufacturers and later illegally reselling to Russian military and
By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
RUNNEMEDE, N.J. (AP) - A student at Triton High School went to Principal Catherine DePaul six months ago with a disturbing story: She believed another student was involved in a sexual relationship with a teacher, and she had seen explicit text messages the two
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co. forecast another record quarterly operating profit, likely driven by strong sales of high-end smartphones that offset weak semiconductor orders.
The guidance for Samsung's third quarter earnings showed it
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - In a story Oct. 4 about a sex scandal involving teachers and students at a New Jersey high school, The Associated Press made multiple errors. The AP reported erroneously that a prosecutor said rape charges could not be brought against three defendants because the alleged victims
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - More than a billion people now log into Facebook each month to check up on old friends, tag photos of new ones and post about politics, religion, cats or what their kids are doing.
That's double the 500 million it hit in July 2010 -
DALLAS (AP) - In a story Oct. 4 about the "Victory or Death" letter by Col. William B. Travis, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Battle of San Jacinto was on April 22, 1836. It was on April 21.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Texas agencies duel over Alamo commander'
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is going to great lengths to discourage defense contractors from sending layoff warnings to employees in the days before the presidential election, an effort Republicans are denouncing as politically motivated.
In the latest twist
By The Associated Press
Leap Wireless International Inc.'s shares plunged Wednesday following the news that T-Mobile and MetroPCS would combine forces.
THE SPARK: Leap was believed to be a potential acquisition candidate, but the T-Mobile and MetroPCS deal has some analysts thinking that
By LAURAN NEERGAARDAP Medical Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Too often, newborns die of genetic diseases before doctors even know what's to blame. Now scientists have found a way to decode those babies' DNA in just days instead of weeks, moving gene-mapping closer to routine medical care.