By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - The tour company that took a group of teenagers on a hike where a New York teen was swept out to sea didn't have a permit to be in the tide pool area where the incident happened, Hawaii officials said Monday.
Hawaii Pack and Paddle
By SAMANTHA GROSSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Maybe it's the urban dwelling of the future: studio apartments measuring no more than 300 square feet.
New York City planners believe the tiny units could be the answer to a growing population of singles and two-person households. And in a
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Staples office supply stores will sell the Nexus 7, a computer tablet that Google designed to compete against the Kindle Fire and iPad.
Monday's announcement makes Staples Inc. the second major retailer to embrace the Nexus 7 since Google unveiled the device last month.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Computers running on the next version of Microsoft's Windows operating system will go on sale in October.
Microsoft Corp. announced the time frame for Windows 8's mass-market release Monday in Toronto. A specific sales date in October wasn't provided.
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Two freight trains were not speeding when they collided in a fiery head-on crash that killed three people in the Oklahoma Panhandle, according to a preliminary federal report released Monday.
The National Transportation Safety Board
By MASHA MACPHERSONAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - France enjoyed a boost in investor confidence with a successful bond auction Monday - but also got a warning from the president that growth so far this year is "nil" and that the country needs to rethink its social model.
By BY JAKE COYLEAP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes reached a settlement on Monday, legally sorting out their divorce with the same speed that kicked off their much-scrutinized romance seven years ago.
Just as Hollywood was settling in for what was expected to be a
ENTIAT, Wash. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says the 675-acre wildfire between Entiat and Chelan was human caused. Meanwhile a Sunday thunderstorm started a second fire nearby and is burning between 50 to 100 acres on the east side of Chelan Butte. Officials say the land burning
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Monday signaled that it would not sign new weapons contracts with Syria until the situation there calms down.
Russia will continue with previously agreed exports, but will not be selling new arms to Syria, Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, deputy
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - International envoy Kofi Annan tried to rescue his peace plan for Syria by seeking help Monday from Iran, a staunch ally and military backer of President Bashar Assad's regime.
Before flying to Tehran, Annan said he had agreed on a new approach