By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A giant panda at Washington's zoo surprised scientists and zookeepers by becoming a mom again after years of failed pregnancies.
Scientists at the zoo had all but given up on 14-year-old Mei Xiang's chances of conceiving, but they were
By LAURAN NEERGAARDAP Medical Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jerry Wiseman notices it's harder to turn and check his car's blind spots at age 69 than it was at 50. So the Illinois man and his wife took a refresher driving course, hunting tips to stay safe behind the wheel for many more years
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, renowned for her peaceful struggle against military rule, began a marathon tour of the U.S. Monday, the latest milestone in her remarkable journey from political prisoner to globe-trotting
By JOANN LOVIGLIOAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A new interactive artwork opening in Philadelphia will make light of your words, but it's probably not what you think.
Montreal-based artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is preparing to flip the switch on "Open Air," an interactive work that
By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - As Florida A&M's Marching 100 quick-stepped across the grass, the stadium announcer's voice would boom through the speakers to remind those in the stands that no one could match the show they were watching: "Often imitated,
By ERIN GARTNER and HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri man who walked into a downtown Kansas City federal building and set off a bomb scare after asking about whether he was on a government terrorist watch list said it was all a misunderstanding and he was
By The Associated Press
It's high season for consumer electronics. Apple, Nintendo and other manufacturers of various gadgets are unveiling their holiday lineups. Add to that products surrounding a new version of Windows coming out next month.
Here's a recap of the announcements so far
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Makers of consumer electronics have been refreshing their products for the holiday shopping season. Advance orders for Apple's new iPhone began on Friday. Delivery times climbed quickly, suggesting heavy demand.
Apple announced the
By DAVID ESPO and JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - On a day mixing somber ceremony with campaign clamor, President Barack Obama on Friday eulogized four Americans killed in a suspected terrorist attack on a diplomatic post overseas while Republicans pledged a tougher foreign
By DAVID B. CARUSO and JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City cracked down on the sale of supersized sodas and other sugary drinks Thursday in what was celebrated by some as a groundbreaking attempt to curb obesity but condemned by others as a blatant intrusion into people