SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hewlett-Packard Co. used to be known as a place where innovative thinkers flocked to work on great ideas that opened new frontiers in technology. These days, HP is looking behind the times.
SAN SALVADOR (AP) - A strong magnitude-7.4 earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador followed an hour later by a second, magnitude-5.4 temblor, authorities said early Monday. There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Neil Armstrong inspired millions with his moonwalk. Can a feisty robotic rover exploring Mars do the same for another generation? With manned missions beyond the International Space Station on hold, the spotlight has turned on machines.
Stints in jail. Hefty fines and restitution. Clouded futures. The consequences of their bad behavior have been steep for the Penn State students who took to the streets and rioted in the chaotic aftermath of Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno's firing last November.
CHICAGO (AP) - The nation's most influential pediatricians group says the health benefits of circumcision in newborn boys outweigh any risks and insurance companies should pay for it.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A small, single-engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff from the airport on Lake Tahoe's south shore, and authorities say several people were killed.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Dozens of small to moderate earthquakes struck the southeastern corner of California on Sunday, causing minor damages to structures and rattling nerves in a small farming town east of San Diego.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An American-born Taliban fighter imprisoned in Indiana will try to convince a federal judge that his religious freedom trumps security concerns in a closely watched trial that will examine how far prisons can go to ensure security in the age of terrorism.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - With Tropical Storm Isaac bearing down on the Gulf Coast, Republicans left open the possibility of bigger changes to Mitt Romney's already-shortened convention, mindful of political awkwardness in celebrating while severe weather threatens New Orleans on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Dozens of small to moderate earthquakes rattled Southern California on Sunday, shaking an area from rural Imperial County to the San Diego coast and north into the Coachella Valley.
CAMARILLO (AP) - The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 7 cents over the past two weeks.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The youngest juror, a 24-year-old whose favorite court attire was T-shirts bearing the names of rock bands, chose a Beatles sweat-shirt for Friday's dramatic unveiling of the $1.05 billion verdict in favor of computer titan Apple Inc. One of the oldest was a retired electrical engineer who, as foreman, signed the unanimous verdict that Samsung Electronics Co. copied Apple's patented technology for the iPhone and iPad. Among the other seven jurors ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hollywood may have run out of summer hits, but an anti-Obama documentary is helping to fill the gap.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Vin Scully is sticking around another season to broadcast Los Angeles Dodgers games.
IRWINDALE (AP) - A man and a woman are hospitalized with serious injuries after their car fell about 150 feet into a Southern California rock quarry.
Two major sponsors, Oakley and Nike, distanced themselves from Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Monday after the South African sports star was charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend.
Somebody hacked Burger King's Twitter account on Monday, posting obscene messages and changing its profile picture to a McDonald's logo.
Waiting in line for the bus, a Pennsylvania kindergartener tells her pals she's going to shoot them with a Hello Kitty toy that makes soap bubbles. In Maryland, a 6-year-old boy pretends his fingers are a gun during a playground game of cops and robbers. In Massachusetts, a 5-year-old boy attending an after-school program makes a gun out of Legos and points it at other students while "simulating the sound of gunfire," as one school official put it.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius told a packed courtroom Tuesday that he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was a robber. The prosecutor called it premeditated murder.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.