By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A security researcher says cell phones equipped with Google's Android operating system are at risk of being disabled or wiped clean of their data, including contacts, music, and photos.
Opening a link to a web site or application embedded
By Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's use of a cartoon-like drawing of a bomb to convey a message over Iran's disputed nuclear program follows in a long and storied tradition of leaders and diplomats using props to make their points at the
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Lower Manhattan has blossomed from tragedy into tourist magnet in the years since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, a revival that's generating some growing pains along with celebration.
For local residents and businesses
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
After a sharp jump during the worst of the recession, new figures show the number of students defaulting on federal loans seems to be stabilizing. Students at for-profit colleges continue to have the highest default rates but the sector saw some improvement
By AMY TAXINAssociated Press
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - A jury on Friday recommended death for an arsonist convicted of murdering five men who died of heart attacks during a wildfire that ripped through Southern California nearly a decade ago.
The murder charges against Rickie Lee Fowler, 31
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing national security risks, President Barack Obama on Friday blocked a Chinese company from owning four wind farm projects in northern Oregon near a Navy base where the U.S. military flies unmanned drones and electronic-warfare planes on
By DENISE LAVOIE and ERIKA NIEDOWSKIAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A chemist accused of lying about drug samples she tested at a state lab could face additional charges as prosecutors and defense attorneys sift through thousands of criminal cases that could be upended by her actions.
By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Malawi isn't ready to repeal laws which criminalize homosexuality, the country's reforming leader said Friday, despite her pledge after taking office to work to overturn the legislation.
Joyce Banda, a longtime rights campaigner who
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) remain in "full agreement" about keeping Iran from getting a nuclear weapon.
The Obama administration's account of Friday's phone call offered no mention of
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Continuing wildfire smoke has driven air quality into the "hazardous" and "very unhealthy" ranges in several Central Washington communities, according to the Washington Department of Ecology.
This morning (Friday, Sept. 28, 2012), a newly relocated air monitor showed air quality