By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Utility crews untangled downed power lines and tree limbs Sunday, working to get the electricity turned back on for millions of people facing a second day of 100-degree temperatures without modern conveniences like air
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Islamist Mohammed Morsi became Egypt's first freely elected president on Saturday, launching his four-year term with a potentially dangerous quest to wrest back from the military the full authority of his office
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Four lawsuits filed on behalf of victims of last year's Amtrak-truck crash in northern Nevada claim railroad crossing gates either came down late or not at all.
The children of an Amtrak conductor killed in the June 24, 2011, crash and three
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Toyota's problems with runaway acceleration just won't go away.
Three years after the company recalled its first cars to fix the problem, it has identified two more models at risk, the 2010 Lexus RX 350 and RX
By DONNA BRYSONAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Chimpanzees at a sanctuary for the animals in eastern South Africa pulled an American researcher who was leading a tour into their enclosure, bit him severely and dragged him nearly half a mile (kilometer).
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - On the eve of the summer Olympics, Nike's fourth-quarter results weren't a personal best for the athletic gear maker.
Nike Inc. said Thursday that its fourth-quarter net income fell 8 percent as high
NEW YORK (AP) - A warning from a maker of parts for hard drives on Thursday boosted investor worries that demand for hard drives may have softened, driving down shares of the companies that make them.
Hutchinson Technology Inc., which makes components for hard
By The Associated Press
DIGITAL WARNINGS: Smartphone users will soon begin receiving text messages about approaching tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and other severe weather threats.
HOW IT WORKS: When a warning is issued for a specific county, a message will
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Lawyers for a Connecticut woman severely disfigured in a chimpanzee attack have filed papers accusing state officials of failing to seize the animal before the mauling despite a staff member's warning that it was dangerous.
By STEVE KARNOWSKIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Attorney Bob Burns already gets a lot of information from his smartphone, but he welcomes the prospect of getting a little more - free warnings about life-threatening weather from a sophisticated new government system