By MALCOLM FOSTERAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - One is a former prime minister known for his nationalistic views. A second is a hawkish former defense chief. And a third is the son of Tokyo's outspoken governor whose proposal to buy and develop a cluster of uninhabited islands claimed by
By FOSTER KLUG and YOUKYUNG LEEAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean rapper PSY's "Gangnam Style" video has 220 million YouTube views and counting, and it's easy to see why. No Korean language skills are needed to enjoy the chubby, massively entertaining performer's
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Elmo, Big Bird and the rest of the "Sesame Street" crew have always talked to kids. Now, they'll try to have a two-way conversation with their pint-sized audience using Kinect, the motion and voice-sensing controller created by
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Rebuking Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that Americans are not "victims" and that voters want to make sure that their president is "not writing off big chunks of the country."
Obama's remarks came after a secretly taped and
By SUSAN HAIGHAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The wresting empire that U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon once ran is removing raunchy footage of wrestling performers from the Internet to keep it from being used by Democrats in the state's tightening race.
"It's being presented
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - This is the day Alaskans crow about to their brethren in the Lower 48, trying to make them jealous that the government gives them money to just live here.
Alaskans got word Tuesday that this year's Permanent Fund Dividend will be $