By SHAWN POGATCHNIKAssociated Press
Combative and determined to get her way, Margaret Thatcher divided opinion down the middle in life - and in death.
Many leaders lauded Thatcher for her steely determination to modernize Britain's industrial landscape, even at the cost of strikes and riots,
By HYUNG-JIN KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea said Monday it will suspend operations at a factory complex it has jointly run with South Korea, pulling out more than 53,000 North Korean workers and moving closer to severing its last economic link with its rival as tensions
ATLANTA (AP) - Around the Final Four and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of everything surrounding the games.
Russ Smith has a reputation for being a little, shall we say, out there. This, after all, is the player
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Some people have had it with TV. They've had enough of the 100-plus channel universe. They don't like timing their lives around network show schedules. They're tired of $100-plus monthly bills.
A growing number of them have stopped
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) - Megachurch pastor and popular Christian author Rick Warren posted a message on Twitter Sunday saying he was "overwhelmed" by the love and support offered after the apparent suicide of the youngest of his three children.
"Kay and I are overwhelmed by your love, prayers,
By ERIC TALMADGEAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - As tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula, one thing remains certain: All sides have good reason to avoid an all-out war. The last one, six decades ago, killed an estimated 4 million people.
A war would be suicidal for North Korea, which cannot expect to
By IAN DEITCHAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - A weekend cyberattack campaign targeting Israeli government websites failed to cause serious disruption, officials said Sunday. The attacks followed warnings in the name of the group Anonymous that it was launching a massive hacking assault to protest
LOGAN, Utah (AP) - A Utah man is trying to use his recognition as this year's national beekeeper of the year to focus attention on a major threat to the industry: colony collapse disorder.
Darren Cox of Cache County, who has 5,000 hives in Utah, California and Wyoming, received the award from
By MARTHA MENDOZAAP National Writer
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - You might use Google Translate to read a hard-to-find Manga comic book or to decipher an obscure recipe for authentic Polish blintzes. Or, like Phillip and Niki Smith in rural Mississippi, you could use it to rescue a Chinese orphan
By MICHELLE L. PRICEAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - For the first time in the event's 183-year history, a woman led a prayer Saturday at the semiannual gathering of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Jean A. Stevens led the morning session's closing prayer for the more