By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The last time Sony and Microsoft came out with new video game consoles, there was no iPad, the iPhone was months away and "FarmVille" and "Angry Birds" had yet to be conjured up.
The PlayStation 4, which launches Friday, and the Xbox One, which
By Liz Raftery,
Did Andy Kaufman fake his own death? According to the legendary comedian's brother and a woman claiming to be his daughter, he did.
The Comic's Comic reports that Kaufman's brother Michael took the stage at the annual Andy Kaufman Awards at New York City
By KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Enter New Orleans' French Quarter on the uptown end of Bourbon Street, and the legacy of Owen E. Brennan Sr. becomes immediately clear.
On your left is Ralph Brennan's Red Fish Grill. A few doors down is Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse and
BEIJING (AP) - China's government on Thursday announced the second recall of Volkswagen vehicles this year, a setback for the German automaker following a March report by state TV that criticized its quality standards.
Volkswagen AG will recall 640,309 cars and minivans to replace oil in their
By JEFF KAROUBAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Globe-trotting acoustic guitars have been passing through the hands of songwriters from Helsinki to Haiti, Bogota to the Big Apple. Now, Detroit - home to the Motown Sound, modern techno and the Queen of Soul - has its own ax circulating among unsung
By JOSHUA GOODMANAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Even by Venezuela's volatile standards, it's been a difficult few days.
Basic staples such as flour and vegetable oil have grown scarce throughout the country, the currency is plunging in a thriving black market and inflation that
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - After nearly a decade in prison, freedom did not come easy for Ryan Ferguson - not even in the final few hours after the Missouri attorney general decided to not retry him in the 2001 slaying of a newspaper sports editor.
Ferguson was released
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix is reprogramming the way its Internet video subscription service appears on millions of television screens in an attempt to hook viewers for even longer periods.
The makeover of Netflix's TV menu will start showing up Wednesday