By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Voters didn't always get the straight goods when President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their case for foreign policy and national security leadership Monday night before their last super-sized audience of the campaign. A
SEATTLE, Wash. – A man accused of slaying a Seattle police officer is the first King County Jail inmate to get a television in his cell.
Christopher Monfort is accused of murdering Officer Timothy Brenton three years ago. The TV is needed to ease the effects of his isolation, Claudia
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some of the nation's top comedians hailed Ellen DeGeneres as a trailblazer Monday night as she received the nation's highest humor prize.
The Kennedy Center is awarding DeGeneres the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The show will be
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As the holiday-shopping season approaches, Microsoft and Apple have scheduled major events this week to unveil new gadgets and software.
The Microsoft event Thursday will focus on Windows 8, a major update to its lucrative operating system. The
By The Associated Press
It's high season for consumer electronics. Manufacturers of various gadgets are unveiling their holiday lineups. Add to that products surrounding a new version of Windows coming out Friday.
Here's a recap of the announcements so far:
- Sept. 4: Microsoft Corp.
By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - President Vladimir Putin has had nothing but mockery for the protesters who have taken to the streets against him in unprecedented numbers. Russia's opposition, he said, is no more than a gaggle of Internet dwellers with "no unified program, no
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The party that runs the Senate next year may be decided by how well President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do in toss-up states like Nevada, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, where ballots feature parallel Senate races about as tight as the
By The Associated Press
Cable and satellite TV companies have begun releasing their earnings reports for the latest quarter. Here is a summary of earnings reports for selected companies and what they reveal about the industry's prospects.
- Oct. 18: Verizon Communications Inc. added 119,000
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Cablevision Systems Corp. hit a 52-week high on Monday after one analyst upgraded the cable company and another raised his price target, predicting further stock price gains due to improving finances in 2013
THE SPARK: Canaccord analyst Thomas Eagan upgraded Cablevision to
By DIRK LAMMERS and KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Russell Means spent a lifetime as a modern American Indian warrior. He railed against broken treaties, fought for the return of stolen land and even took up arms against the federal government.
A onetime leader of the