By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - North Korea is probably years away from perfecting the technology to back up its bold threats of a pre-emptive strike on America. But some nuclear experts say it might have the know-how to fire a nuclear-tipped missile at South Korea and Japan
By JARI TANNERAssociated Press
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) - Tired of grumbling about economic austerity? Maybe it's time to sing about it.
So say two Americans living in Estonia.
Inspired by a lively social media exchange between Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Nobel Prize-
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge on Friday struck down an effort to form a class action lawsuit to go after Apple, Google and five other technology companies for allegedly forming an illegal cartel to tamp down workers' wages and prevent the loss of
By DON BABWIN and CARYN ROUSSEAUAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Roger Ebert started out as an old-school newspaper man, the kind that has all but vanished: a fierce competitor who spent the day trying to scoop the competition and the night bellied up to the bar swapping stories.
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - NASA is planning for a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and park it near the moon for astronauts to explore, a top senator said Friday.
The ship would capture the 500-ton, 25-foot asteroid in 2019. Then using an Orion space capsule, a
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writers
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - With its new "Home" on Android gadgets, Facebook is trying to prove that a company doesn't have to make a smartphone or operating system to define how people interact with mobile technology. The audacious move
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Troubled electric car maker Fisker Automotive Inc. has laid off about three-fourths of the workers at its California headquarters as it struggles with financial and production problems.
The Anaheim, Calif.-based company confirmed the layoffs in a
Giles Harrison is well aware that you probably don't like him. As a celebrity photographer for almost 20 years and the head of one of the top photo agencies in the country â€" his clients include People Magazine, Us Weekly, InTouch, USA Today, Time, Rolling Stone, Extra
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICONAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - A construction magnate's preppy son is forced to drive one of Mexico City's battered green buses, while his spoiled sister waits tables at a cantina in a miniskirt and non-designer shoes. Their credit cards have been canceled, their
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co. said its operating profit last quarter rose 53 percent over a year earlier, outpacing expectations for what's normally a slow time for consumer electronics sales.
The South Korean firm on Friday estimated its