By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Whenever Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad comes to New York, protesters pay attention. They know where he's staying. They stand outside the building when he makes a speech, holding signs calling him a dictator and comparing him to Adolf
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) - Microsoft is releasing an update to its Internet Explorer browser to fix a security problem that could expose personal computers to hacking attacks.
A permanent repair to the security flaw will be released Friday. Microsoft Corp. began offering a temporary patch for the
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and KIMBERLY DOZIERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pakistan's foreign minister revealed Thursday that her country would soon hold confidential talks with the United States and Afghanistan to improve a three-way counterterrorism relationship beset by misunderstandings,
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Three metropolitan areas in California's Central Valley, the region with the highest farm revenues in the country, rank among the poorest in the state and nation, Census figures released Thursday show.
Fresno, Modesto and Bakersfield-
By The Associated Press
THE NEWS: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will stop selling Amazon.com's Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle e-readers.
THE CONTEXT: Wal-Mart's decision comes after a similar decision by Target in May. Amazon has been selling lower-priced tablets at thin - if any - profit margins
By DESMOND BUTLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The husband of one of the imprisoned members of the Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot is seeking U.S. sanctions against Russian officials involved in prosecuting the musicians.
Petya Verzilov met Thursday with lawmakers and aides involved in
By The Associated Press
Women have helped build some of the biggest companies in America, and they have the bank accounts to show for it. A look at some of the nation's female self-made billionaires on this year's Forbes 400 list:
Jin Sook Chang, net worth $4.5 billion
By BEN FELLER and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Images of angry mobs in Arab cities burning American flags and attacking U.S. diplomatic posts suggest the Muslim world is no less enraged at the United States than when President George W. Bush had to duck shoes hurled at him in
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama said rival Mitt Romney hasn't "gotten around a lot" if he believes that 47 percent of Americans consider themselves victims and entitled to government help. Addressing a large Latino television audience Thursday, the
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The American embassy in Islamabad, in a bid to tamp down public rage over the anti-Islam film produced in the U.S., is spending $70,000 to air an ad on Pakistani television that features President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary