By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department said Wednesday it is reviewing a U.S. Embassy's use of a wildly popular Vietnamese website laden with suspected pirated music and Hollywood movies to promote American values, including respect for intellectual property
By The Associated Press
An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has been recalled.
Latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Illnesses: 377, including nine joint
By BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - When the Hamas rulers of Gaza recently gave a hero's welcome to the ruler of Qatar, an arch foe of the Syrian regime, it sent a strong message reverberating across the capitals in Tehran, Damascus and Beirut.
The powerful, anti-American alliance
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - The federal government has joined a whistleblower's lawsuit against a major defense contractor in Iraq.
The lawsuit claims Triple Canopy Inc. used hundreds of poorly trained security guards to protect the Al Asad Airbase. The suit also claims the Virginia-based company
By CLARKE CANFIELDAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A computer specialist had a stroke in his office but wasn't discovered until five days later, then died at a hospital, relatives and authorities said Wednesday.
David Norton, 45, of Portland, was barely alive when police found him
KHQ.COM – A Restaurant in Northern California is providing customers with information that most food joints do their best to cover up.
The owner of Cafe del Soul in Marin County, CA has had management post a sign by the restaurant's door. The sign informs passersby the restaurant is
YAHOO.COM - Why is the US military preparing for a zombie apocalypse?
That's the latest training exercise that US Marines and Navy special-operations forces will be taking part in on an island off the coast of San Diego – starting on Wednesday, aka Halloween.
"This is a very real exercise
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A grand jury will consider the case of two Guatemalan immigrants killed when a Texas state trooper in a helicopter opened fire to stop a tarp-covered truck that authorities thought was ferrying drugs near the Mexico border, a
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The IRS is giving taxpayers and tax preparers hit by Hurricane Sandy an extra week to file returns and make payments.
The tax agency says the relief will apply mainly to businesses in the storm-impacted Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states whose payroll
By ANN M. JOBFor The Associated Press
The new-for-2013 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback is a stylish, fuel-sipping, nimble car with surprisingly quiet interior and luxury touches that include a huge panoramic sunroof and a sliding center armrest.
Despite the name, though, this new Hyundai is not