By RON HARRISAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Diminutive wireless speakers are filling the shelves at electronics stores. They're proving to be the ideal accessory for people who listen to the bulk of their music on mobile phones.
Because the smartphone is
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A House panel on Wednesday approved legislation that would expand the State Department's rewards for justice program to target the world's most serious human rights abusers, with African warlord Joseph Kony a top target
By CLARKE CANFIELDAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Two high-definition cameras began streaming live video Wednesday of clown-like Atlantic puffins waddling, preening and nesting on a remote Maine island.
The National Audubon Society and explore.org
By DON MELVINAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - Often these days, the first order of business at European Union summits isn't the continent's dreadful financial crisis.
It's getting to know the people around the table.
The group of
By Natalie Abrams,
Nora Ephron, the prolific, Oscar-nominated writer of such films as Sleepless in Seattle and When Harry Met Sally..., died Tuesday, TVGuide.com has confirmed. She was 71.
Ephron succumbed to pneumonia after battling acute myeloid leukemia.
"It is with great sadness that we
By SAMANTHA HENRYAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Dock workers rushed to unload stacked containers from a cargo ship that arrived in New Jersey from the Middle East on Wednesday after a Coast Guard inspection team heard knocking for about two hours that suggested stowaways
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Officials at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have closed two camping areas because of bear activity.
The Asheville Citizen-Times (http://avlne.ws/MzJv89) reports that officials at the nation's most visited national park have
ATLANTA (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union will help the Ku Klux Klan in its bid to join Georgia's highway cleanup program as a legal fight looms.
ACLU of Georgia Executive Director Debbie Seagraves tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly
By CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - The eurozone group of nations insisted Wednesday that the rescue loans for Spain's troubled banks would be channeled through the national government, adding to its sovereign debt. Madrid had petitioned to have it paid directly to
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is ramping up a fresh phase of his re-election bid with a bus tour next week, focusing more on direct engagement with voters and less on ritzy fundraisers.
Obama's two-day road trip