By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The son of a massacre victim at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin asked the Obama administration on Wednesday to begin collecting statistics on hate crimes against Sikhs.
Harpreet Singh Saini, 18, told a Senate hearing he wanted to give his late
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - On Mars, a partial eclipse of the sun isn't quite as rare as on Earth. So NASA's Mars Curiosity rover is snapping hundreds of pictures of the spectacle for the folks back home to ooh and aah over.
Two moons zip around the red planet
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Oracle Corp.'s latest quarterly results should give investors a better sense of whether corporate spending on computer software is holding up better than the slackening pace of business investments in hardware and other technology equipment.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The results,
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday backed the naming and shaming of governments and armed groups that recruit, kill or sexually attack children in armed conflicts over protests from Russia, China, Pakistan and Azerbaijan.
By ULA ILNYTZKYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Most New Yorkers can only dream of an apartment like this. Spectacular views of midtown Manhattan. An iconic work of art in the living room. Prime Columbus Circle location.
That 70-foot climb from the ground floor could be a problem, though. And
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Forensic tests made public Wednesday show that George Zimmerman's was the only DNA that could be identified on the grip of the gun used to fatally shoot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
The results rule out Martin's DNA from being on the
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Cookie Monster, Big Bird and Elmo are giving kids a glimpse of television's future.
The "Sesame Street" crew has been talking to kids for more than four decades. Now they're offering a way for their pint-sized audience to interact
By JENNIFER AGIESTAAssociated Press
The presidential race remains a tight contest, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, but beyond that near-even split on the vote lie shifting public views of the nation's outlook and an electorate beginning to tune in to watch the candidates duke
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council says dialogue is urgently needed between the Congo and Rwanda, which is accused of supporting the rebellion in eastern Congo.
German U.N. Ambassador and current Security Council President Peter Wittig says a high-level meeting is planned for next week
By The Associated Press
FedEx says economy is stalling, cuts outlook
NEW YORK (AP) - FedEx Corp. says the global economy is stalling, and it's going to get worse next year.
The conditions are shrinking earnings at the world's second-largest package delivery company. Factories are