By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal regulators are letting cable companies scramble all their TV signals, closing a loophole that lets many households watch basic cable channels for free.
The Federal Communications Commission voted Friday to lift a ban on encryption of
By RAF CASERTAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union's health commissioner resigned Tuesday over corruption allegations involving tobacco laws but has denied any wrongdoing and has vowed to clear his name.
John Dalli, a former Maltese businessman, resigned after the EU's
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan sued a disc jockey, the DJ's ex-wife and a gossip website Monday after a sex tape involving Hogan and the woman was posted online.
Hogan said in two lawsuits that he had consensual sex with his best friend'
By KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - It's not all hippies backing November's marijuana legalization votes in Colorado, Oregon and Washington.
Appealing to Western individualism and a mistrust of federal government, activists have lined up some prominent conservatives, from one
By PETER ENAVAssociated Press
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A Hong Kong media magnate highly critical of China is selling one of his Taiwanese companies to a group headed by a local businessman whose family has substantial interests on the mainland.
A source at Hong Kong-listed Next Media Ltd said
By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Pay attention. Stay focused. Be respectful. Be polite. Don't act bored. Or angry. Or distracted. Or sarcastic.
These might sound like simple principles, but it seems that candidates sometimes forget that during debates, they're being
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fighting for his political life, President Barack Obama re-emerged in blistering form in an interruption-filled debate rematch, trying to diminish Mitt Romney's rising stature by accusing him of dishonesty and extremism.
By CLARKE CANFIELDAssociated Press
KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) - The first batch of more than 100 men accused of paying a fitness instructor for sex were laying low after police began releasing their names in a small New England town where rumors have run rampant for weeks.
Police on Monday released
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. BE SURE OF THE FACTS WHEN THE CANDIDATES AREN'T
The AP's Calvin Woodward offers a guide to help you sort out any debatable claims made by Obama and Romney
AUSTRIA - Daredevil skydiver Felix Baumgartner yesterday became the first man to shatter the sound barrier without traveling in a jet or a spacecraft, when he jumped from a balloon floating in the stratosphere above the New Mexico desert.
The country is already known as the birthplace of Mozart,