By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Google is announcing $23 million in grants to spur innovation among charities and increase education for girls and minority students in science and technology.
Seven nonprofits will win the first Google Global Impact Awards on Tuesday.
By By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
MORIARTY, N.M. (AP) - The cases were often heartbreaking: Families coming home to find their dogs had vanished from inside houses, behind locked fences and outdoor kennels in rural communities east of Albuquerque.
But with the recent arrest of a woman accused
By By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syria's civil war is closing in on President Bashar Assad's seat of power in Damascus with clashes between government forces and rebels flaring around the city Tuesday, raising fears the capital will become the next major battlefield in
By By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A Coast Guardsman fired several gunshots from an inflatable boat before it was slammed by another vessel in a crash that caused the first law enforcement fatality since the smuggling of drugs and immigrants by boat began spiking along the
MIAMI (AP) - One passenger on the bus that smashed into a concrete overpass at Miami International Airport remains in critical condition.
Officials at Ryder Trauma Center and the Jackson Memorial Hospital Emergency Room say another patient is in good condition while three are in fair.
By By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - The Palestinians will ask the U.N. Security Council to call for an Israeli settlement freeze, President Mahmoud Abbas and his advisers decided Tuesday, as part of an escalating showdown over Israel's new plans to build thousands
By By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Emily has leukemia. She just underwent a month of chemotherapy and had her right arm amputated after suffering complications. Doctors say she is at risk of dying from an infection.
But the sick 11-year-old isn't in a hospital.
By By HAMZA HENDAWI and AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - More than 100,000 Egyptians protested outside the presidential palace in Cairo on Tuesday, fueling tensions over Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi's seizure of nearly unrestricted powers and the adoption by his allies of a
By By JOSEPH WHITEAP Sports Writer
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - There was the fumble by Robert Griffin III that turned into a Washington Redskins touchdown. There was the fumble by teammate Alfred Morris that led to a melee of leg-pulling followed by a kick to the midsection and something dangerously
By By SLOBODAN LEKIC and BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO announced Tuesday that it will deploy Patriot anti-missile systems near Turkey's southern border, shoring up defenses against the threat of cross-border attacks from Syria and bringing the United States and its