By KATHY MATHESONAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Boxing great Muhammad Ali was honored Thursday with the Liberty Medal for his longtime role outside the ring as a fighter for humanitarian causes, civil rights and religious freedom.
Hundreds of people gathered on the lawn of the National
By ALEX KATZ and COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A 73-year-old birdwatcher told police she was raped in Central Park Wednesday in broad daylight, possibly by a man angered because she photographed him exposing himself there.
The woman told investigators the man asked, "Do you
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - At the height of Libya's civil war, Chris Stevens dashed off to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi by cargo boat to help shape an assortment of Libyan politicians and militias into the cohesive unit that would defeat Moammar Gadhafi. A year
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - An anti-terrorism law was struck down Wednesday by a federal judge who said she saw legitimate fears in claims by journalists, scholars and political activists that they could face indefinite detention for exercising First Amendment rights.
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The iPhone 5, out later this month, is thinner, lighter and has a bigger screen than its predecessors. For hordes of Apple fans who have some money to spare, the question is: What should you do with your old iPhone after you buy a new one?
A look at the Old Farmer's Almanac weather predictions for 2013:
-Northeast: Winter will be colder and drier than normal; spring will be warmer and drier in the north and warmer and wetter in the south; summer will be drier with average temperatures.
-Atlantic Corridor: Winter will be colder
By The Associated Press
THE COMPLAINT: China Labor Watch says the Chinese company that manufactures Apple's iPhone, Foxconn, employed students aged 16 to 18 in its factories. It cited employees as saying some wanted to leave but were compelled by their schools to stay.
THE RESPONSE: Foxconn
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's restaurants in the U.S. will soon get a new menu addition: The number of calories in the chain's burgers and fries.
The world's biggest hamburger chain said Wednesday that it will post calorie information on
BEIJING (AP) - The company that manufactures Apple's iPhones has responded to an accusation that vocational students are forced to work in its Chinese factories by saying Wednesday its agreement with their schools allows them to leave.
China Labor Watch, a Hong Kong group, said this week that
By The Associated Press
The government's new consumer protection cop has sent out more than 100 subpoenas to financial companies springing from dozens of separate probes.
That's just one part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's head-on push to clamp down on financial