By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Two former private investigators were each sentenced Thursday to three years of probation for their roles in an infamous Silicon Valley spying scandal in which prosecutors said they used false identities to access the Social Security
By Kirk HaverkampProvided by
In the changing economy, the expectation is that more of us will be self-employed. While that can offer a lot of advantages, it can also make it more difficult to qualify for a mortgage when you want to buy a home.
As your own boss, it's likely that lenders
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - President Barack Obama was traveling solo during his first campaign bus tour, but his family wasn't too far behind - in his words, at least.
Obama emphasized his biography during his campaign
By GEIR MOULSONAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - The case horrified Germany, a nation where the Hitler era still casts a long shadow: a small band of neo-Nazis suspected of killing ethnic Turks and others in a seven-year terror spree, undetected by security forces until a botched
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - The European Union's highest court ruled Tuesday that software makers cannot keep people who download programs from selling their licenses for those programs to others - as long as they disable their own copies.
The ruling comes in a case
NEW YORK (AP) - One of the Internet's first photo-sharing sites has closed.
Eastman Kodak Co. shut its Kodak Gallery service as scheduled on Monday. Kodak filed for bankruptcy protection in January and sold much of the photo-sharing business to Shutterfly for
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sixteen paintings by American artist Gilbert Stuart of some of the nation's founding fathers and other figures are showing their true colors for the first time in decades through a major conservation project at the National
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Emails show Penn State's former president Graham Spanier agreed not to take allegations of sex abuse against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky to authorities but worried university officials would be "vulnerable" for failing to report it, a news organization
By Associated Press
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - A New Zealand judge has ruled that police warrants used to seize computer hard drives from Kim Dotcom's mansion weren't legally valid.
Police executed the search and seizure warrants during a January
By ULA ILNYTZKYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A rare atlas stolen a decade ago from the Royal Library of Sweden by one of its chief librarians was recovered in New York and given back to its rightful owner.
Swedish and U.S. authorities showed off the 415-year