October 18, 2014 @ 4:04 pm
Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the Central California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes -- but these are made of plaster.
October 17, 2014 @ 11:40 pm
A South Korean man involved in planning an outdoor pop concert where 16 people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate was found dead Saturday in an apparent suicide, officials said, as doctors treated eight others facing life-threatening injuries from the disaster.
October 17, 2014 @ 6:53 pm
The text messages captured a cover-up of unimaginable abuse: Parents had struck their toddler so often that they ultimately killed her. The child shook badly because we beat her, the father wrote, and the mother complained that their 2-year-old was the devil.
October 17, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it's not operating any more fake profile pages as part of ongoing investigations.
October 17, 2014 @ 1:56 pm
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his military chiefs and service-branch secretaries to look into questions about the medical care and treatment of about 20 service members who were exposed to chemical weapons during the Iraq war, a senior defense official said Friday.
October 17, 2014 @ 11:32 am
Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.
October 17, 2014 @ 11:23 am
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay is working with a women's shelter to promote the national debut of a mobile app designed to help victims of domestic violence.
October 17, 2014 @ 11:00 am
A top-secret space plane has landed safely on the Southern California coast.
October 17, 2014 @ 9:16 am
Microsoft's CEO is continuing to try to repair damage caused by his gaffe last week at a women-in-computing conference. CEO Satya Nadella on Thursday sent a memo to staff saying all employees at Microsoft will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture.
October 17, 2014 @ 7:44 am
In a story Oct. 14 about Islamic State group supporters in Istanbul, The Associated Press erroneously referred to the city as the capital. Ankara is Turkey's capital. Istanbul is its largest city.