MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Karen has formed in the Gulf of Mexico, and a hurricane watch is in effect along the Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Florida.
TOKYO (AP) — Nagasaki's mayor has criticized Japan's government for failing to sign on to an international nuclear disarmament effort as the country marked the 68th anniversary Friday of the atomic bombing of his city.
BUDVA, Montenegro (AP) — Dozens of extremists shouting “Kill the gays” attacked gay activists as they were gathering on Wednesday for the first ever pride event in staunchly conservative Montenegro.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp will offer its console and computer games for Apple Inc's iPhone and other smartphone platforms this fiscal year, through a tie-up with Japanese smartphone game maker Klab Inc, the Nikkei said on Monday. Through a licensing deal, Klab will bring Microsoft's Xbox and Windows-based computer games to the iPhone and smartphones using Google Inc's Android operating system, according to the Nikkei
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A CBS News investigative reporter's computer was remotely accessed by an unauthorized party several times late last year, the news organization said on Friday, citing an analysis by an outside cyber security firm. The review found that Washington-based reporter Sharyl Attkisson's computer “was accessed by an unauthorized, external, unknown party on multiple occasions late in 2012,” CBS News spokeswoman Sonya McNair said in a statement
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rapper Tone Loc didn’t want to be hospitalized after collapsing on stage during a weekend performance in Iowa.
A televised confession by Lance Armstrong isn't enough. Anti-doping officials want the disgraced cyclist to admit his guilt under oath before considering whether to lift a lifetime ban clouding his future as a competitive athlete
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Google's executive chairman is getting a firsthand look at how students at North Korea's top university use the Internet — including Google.
President Barack Obama, locked in a fierce re-election bid, is emphasizing his incumbent's role for a third straight day, skipping battleground states to visit victims of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey, a state he's confident of winning. The president's actions have forced his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, to walk a careful line and make tough choices.
White House spokesman Jay Carney declined Friday to repudiate an independent ad that ties Mitt Romney to the cancer death of a laid-off steelworker's wife, as the controversy over that misleading commercial dragged into another day. “We do not control third-party ads,” Carney told reporters at his daily briefing.
Marvin Hamlisch, who composed or arranged the scores for dozens of movies including “The Sting” and the Broadway smash “A Chorus Line,” has died in Los Angeles.
Tony Martin, the romantic singer who appeared in movie musicals from the 1930s to the 1950s and sustained a career in records, television and nightclubs from the Depression era into the 21st century, has died.
Syria's top diplomat in London said he could no longer represent the regime and defected Monday, as civilians fled the commercial hub of Aleppo in droves amid 10 days of fierce battles between rebels and government forces.
Authorities in south-central Pennsylvania say a man confronting his estranged wife about custody arrangements for their daughter shot her to death and also killed her boyfriend and his mother, then fled with the 4-year-old girl before the two were found about 250 miles away in Ohio.
The religious faiths of President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will have little weight in November's presidential election, a poll showed on Thursday.
A woman whose husband was critically wounded in the Colorado movie theater shooting has given birth to the couple's first child. Katie Medley gave birth to a boy named Hugo Jackson Medley on Tuesday at University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, the same hospital where her husband, Caleb Medley, lies in critical but stable condition.
Penn State University will remove the famed statue of Joe Paterno outside its football stadium, eliminating a key piece of the iconography surrounding the once-sainted football coach accused of burying child sex abuse allegations against a retired assistant.
Microsoft Corp reported its first quarterly loss as a public company on Thursday as it took a previously announced hit for writing down the value of its ailing online unit, but held up better than expected in the face of stagnant computer sales.