By BEN HUBBARD and HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
ALEPPO, Syria (AP) - It was long past midnight, but the rebel commander couldn't sleep until his fighters returned from the Turkish border with the latest shipment of gear meant to help them battle the Syrian army. Wearing camouflage pants
By ALLEN G. BREEDAP National Writer
With the baseball playoffs and Monday Night Football to compete with, even free pizza and soda couldn't entice more than a handful of students to the Tulane University Political Science Department's viewing party for the final presidential debate. And
YAHOO.COM - An incredible video that appears to show a pedestrian bounce off the windshield of a vehicle involved in a high-speed chase—and walk away seemingly unscathed—is making the rounds online.
The footage, shot from the car's dash-cam, shows the vehicle speed through
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 JERRY SCHWARTZAssociated Press
Nearly four years after Barack Obama was elected to the most powerful office in the most powerful country in the world, the question remains: Who is he?
He seemed to come out of nowhere. He had served seven years in the Illinois Senate, and less than four years
NEW YORK (AP) - Investors, already expecting a third-quarter loss for online game company Zynga Inc. on Wednesday, will be looking for steps the company is taking to revive growth and cut costs.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Once a rising social media star with games such as "FarmVille" and "Texas HoldEm
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook Inc. will report its third-quarter earnings results - the second as a public company - on Tuesday after the stock market closes. With its stock trading at roughly half of its initial public offering price, the online social networking company has been working to grow its
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Libya. Israel. The Palestinians. Iran. Afghanistan. Pakistan. China. Terrorism.
Think world hotspots. Think hot rhetoric. Watch the third presidential debate Monday night.
The final debate of the 2012 campaign will be about foreign policy,
NEW YORK (AP) - Nielsen Holdings N.V. said Monday that its third-quarter net income rose 3 percent as demand for the company's data tracking increased and it paid less in interest expense and cut some costs.
Nielsen, a provider of information and insight into what global consumers watch and buy