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Here's the latest news for July 14th: Sotomayor grilled on "wise Latina;" Obama wants money for community colleges; Seven in custody in Florida couple-slaying case; Too-low bi-plane hits car during stunt flight.

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  • Fielder talks about Home Run Derby winAP - Tue Jul 14, 12:29 AM ET

    Prince Fielder won the Home Run Derby contest Monday night over Nelson Cruz. Fielder said he was more relaxed than the 2007 contest, when he only hit three homers. (July 14)

  • Cash-Strapped California issues IOUsAP - Mon Jul 13, 11:54 PM ET

    Thousands of California creditors were left with fewer options for cashing IOUs issued by the state, as several major banks said they no longer will honor them. The state began issuing IOUs as a way to save cash amid a $26.3 billion deficit. (July 13)

  • AP source: Terror alert system review plannedAP - Mon Jul 13, 11:22 PM ET

    The Obama administration will announce that it will review the nation's multicolored terror alert system that was created after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, a senior administration official says. (July 13)

  • 1 of 3 escapees from Ind. prison caught in Mich.AP - Mon Jul 13, 10:02 PM ET

    Authorities say a convicted killer who broke out of the Indiana state prison was caught just across the state line in Michigan. Police are warning residents to stay inside because 2 other escapees are still on the loose. (July 13)

  • Wakefield finally gets All-Star nodAP - Mon Jul 13, 9:59 PM ET

    It's taken over 42 years and 17 major league seasons for Red Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield to earn a spot in the All-Star game (July 13).

  • Protesters, supporters at Sotomayor hearingsAP - Mon Jul 13, 9:13 PM ET

    The Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotomayor have brought both protesters and supporters of the judge out to Capitol Hill. (July 13)

  • Sotomayor vows impartiality if confirmedAP - Mon Jul 13, 7:55 PM ET

    Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic Supreme Court nominee in history, vowed loyalty to 'the impartiality of our justice system' Monday, confronting Republican skeptics at Senate hearings suffused with racial politics. (July 13)

  • Raw video: Obama loses his words, literallyAP - Mon Jul 13, 7:25 PM ET

    As Pres. Barack Obama delivered a speech Monday, one of his teleprompters fell off its stand and broke. Obama, who relies frequently on the device, apologized and continued on using the remaining prompter and a paper copy of his remarks. (July 13)

  • Up to 8 involved in the murder of Florida coupleAP - Mon Jul 13, 6:28 PM ET

    A team of up to eight people masterminded a chilling and deadly break-in at the home of a Florida couple known for adopting children with developmental disabilities, a sheriff in the Florida Panhandle said Monday. (July 13)

  • Man dies after saving son from car rampageAP - Mon Jul 13, 6:19 PM ET

    Police say a New York driver struck and killed a man and injured 13 more after plowing into several cars and people in a crazed hit-and-run. The enraged man killed a father, who managed to push his six-year- old son to safety. (July 13)

  • Demjanjuk charged with 27,900 death camp countsAP - Mon Jul 13, 5:58 PM ET

    The legal saga of John Demjanjuk neared its final chapter as prosecutors set the stage for one of Germany's highest-profile war crime trials in years, formally charging him with involvement in the murder of 27,900 people at a Nazi death camp. (July 13)

  • Gibson directs girlfriend's music videoAP - Mon Jul 13, 5:45 PM ET

    Mel Gibson mixes business with pleasure by directing pregnant girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva's music video. (July 13)

  • July 13: Financials pull stocks higherAP - Mon Jul 13, 4:58 PM ET

    Investors are betting that strength in banks will flow to the rest of the economy. (July 13)

  • Raw Video: Sotomayor thanks her motherAP - Mon Jul 13, 4:37 PM ET

    During her opening remarks, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor thanked her mother for getting her to this point in her career. She said being raised by parents who came to New York from Puerto Rico made her life 'uniquely American.' (July 13)

  • ID process begins in Ill. cemetery investigationAP - Mon Jul 13, 4:25 PM ET

    Authorities are beginning the daunting task of trying to identify remains in each of the approximately 100,000 graves at a suburban Chicago cemetery where four former workers allegedly dug up bodies to resell burial plots. (July 13)

  • Budget deficit tops $1 trillion for first timeAP - Mon Jul 13, 3:56 PM ET

    The federal deficit has topped $1 trillion for the first time. (July 13)

  • Sotomayor pledges impartial justice if confirmedAP - Mon Jul 13, 3:38 PM ET

    Sonia Sotomayor pledged Monday to serve the 'larger interest of impartial justice' rather than any narrower cause if she becomes the first Hispanic on the U.S Supreme Court. (July 13)

  • Sluggers look forward to HR DerbyAP - Mon Jul 13, 3:23 PM ET

    Participants in Monday night's All-Star home run derby look forward to the competition with St. Louis native Ryan Howard and the Cardinals' Albert Pujols drawing much of the attention. (July 13)

  • 'Bruno' works it to number oneAP - Mon Jul 13, 3:16 PM ET

    Gay Austrian fashion devotee Bruno has landed the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office, though it's uncertain how much staying power he has. (July 13)

  • Franken speaks at Sotomayor hearingAP - Mon Jul 13, 3:12 PM ET

    The newest member of the Senate, former comedian Al Franken, was as serious as his colleagues Monday in his opening statement at the hearing for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. (July 13)

  • Washington Journal: Capitol Political theaterAP - Mon Jul 13, 3:06 PM ET

    Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court confirmation hearings are the height of political theater in Washington. The AP's Julie Pace looks at the scene on Capitol Hill. (July 13)

  • Raw Video: Chinese police shoot two menAP - Mon Jul 13, 3:03 PM ET

    Police shot dead two Uighur men and wounded a third on Monday on the streets of Urumqi, where tens of thousands of troops are stationed to restore calm a week after deadly ethnic riots raged in the western Chinese city. (July 13)

  • Your Money: Grandparents as camp counselorsAP - Mon Jul 13, 2:55 PM ET

    The lingering economic slump has forced some cash-tight parents to go to Plan B when it comes to the kids this summer: Send them to the grandparents in lieu of camp. AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney explains. (July 13)

  • Raw Video: Islamic fighters battle Somali forcesAP - Mon Jul 13, 2:54 PM ET

    Islamic insurgents have retreated from areas around Somalia's presidential palace in Mogadishu after a day of fighting that killed dozens of people and wounded about 150. (July 13)

  • Managers name All-Star lineupsAP - Mon Jul 13, 2:42 PM ET

    National League manager Charlie Manuel and his American League counterpart Joe Maddon name their starting lineups and pitchers for Tuesday's All-Star game. (July 13)

  • World's largest dino skeleton replica assembledAP - Mon Jul 13, 2:13 PM ET

    Experts in Tokyo on Sunday finished assembling a replica of what they claim is the world's biggest dinosaur skeleton. (July 13)

  • McDermott stars in Bruckheimer's 'Dark Blue'AP - Mon Jul 13, 1:08 PM ET

    Dylan McDermott is onboard for Jerry Bruckheimer's first cable TV show, 'Dark Blue,' which premieres on TNT July 15. It's a gritty tale of a deep undercover police unit. (July 13)

  • Chinese miners survive 25 days undergroundAP - Mon Jul 13, 12:36 PM ET

    Three Chinese coal miners rescued after surviving 25 days trapped underground by drinking dirty water and chewing coal. (July 13)

  • ShowBiz Minute: Box Office, Hilton, ChanAP - Mon Jul 13, 12:24 PM ET

    'Bruno' tops U.S. box office; Paris Hilton faces court; Jackie Chan stars in Karate Kid remake. (July 13)

  • John Malkovich attends Czech Film FestivalAP - Mon Jul 13, 11:20 AM ET

    John Malkovich presented his 2002 directorial debut 'The Dancer Upstairs' at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, where he also received an award for his contribution to world cinema. (July 13)

  • Banderas honored at Czech Film FestivalAP - Mon Jul 13, 11:17 AM ET

    Antonio Banderas' twenty year career was celebrated at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. The actor and producer scooped the President's Award and also presented his new film 'Summer Rain.' (July 13)

  • Raw Video: Three cranes collapse in IndiaAP - Mon Jul 13, 10:26 AM ET

    Three cranes crashed Monday while trying to lift a steel girder that had fallen at New Delhi's metro rail construction site, a new blow to the project a day after the first accident left six people dead. No injuries have been reported. (July 13)

  • Beckett tosses 3-hitter for 11th winAP - Mon Jul 13, 12:59 AM ET

    Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett threw a complete game, three-hitter in a 6-0 win over Kansas City Sunday. It was the 100th victory of Beckett's big league career. (July 12)

  • Eun Hee Ji wins U.S. Women's OpenAP - Sun Jul 12, 9:29 PM ET

    Eun Hee Ji won the U.S. Women's Open Sunday. She's the second straight South Korean to win the event. Ji birdied the final hole to win at even par. (July 12)

  • Croatia eliminates U.S. from Davis Cup playAP - Sun Jul 12, 5:29 PM ET

    The United States was eliminated by Croatia in the Davis Cup quarterfinals Sunday when Marin Cilic beat James Blake, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. (July 12)

  • Lance Armstrong hints at future ToursAP - Sun Jul 12, 3:30 PM ET

    Lance Armstrong, who continues to hold-down third place in the Tour de France after Sunday's ninth-stage, says he may return next year. (July 12)

  • Raw Video: Orangutan escapes zoo enclosureAP - Sun Jul 12, 10:00 AM ET

    An orangutan at the Perth Zoo in Australia used a rope to swing onto an enclosure fence and then climbed over. (July 12)

  • Gunmen attack Mexican forces in drug warAP - Sun Jul 12, 6:53 AM ET

    Gunmen boldly attacked federal forces across the western state of Michoacan on Saturday, killing five federal agents and two soldiers after the capture of a suspected drug cartel operative. (July 12)

  • China raises death toll in Xinjiang riotingAP - Sun Jul 12, 2:31 AM ET

    China raised the death toll from ethnic unrest in the western province of Xinjiang to 184, adding that most of those killed were Han Chinese. But overseas groups and minority Uighers are disputing the figures. (July 11)

  • Martin wins again in NASCAR racingAP - Sun Jul 12, 1:20 AM ET

    Mark Martin adds to his Sprint Cup-leading win total by taking the checkered flag at Chicagoland Speedway Saturday. (July 12)

  • Peirsol sets another swimming world recordAP - Sat Jul 11, 11:40 PM ET

    Aaron Peirsol recaptures the world record in the 200-meter backstroke at the U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis Saturday. (July 11)

  • AP Analysis: Obama's message to AfricaAP - Sat Jul 11, 4:52 PM ET

    President Barack Obama came to Accra, Ghana with a message - the African continent is part of his international agenda. (July 11)

  • Obama marvels at Ghana's bright futureAP - Sat Jul 11, 3:22 PM ET

    Before leaving Ghana, President Barack Obama said the message the nation sends to the rest of the world every day is that democracy can thrive in Africa. (July 11)

  • Skating babies sweep the InternetAP - Sat Jul 11, 2:47 PM ET

    What do rollerskating babies and Evian water have in common? Nothing really. But the viral video has become an Internet phenomenon. (July 11)

  • Raw Video: Obama tours castle used for slaveryAP - Sat Jul 11, 1:41 PM ET

    During a visit to Ghana, President Barack Obama visited the fortifications of Cape Coast Castle, converted to the slave trade by the British in the 17th Century. (July 11)

  • UK defends Afghan action despite lossesAP - Sat Jul 11, 1:26 PM ET

    British commanders in Afghanistan defended their military operation against the Taliban in southern Helmand province despite the deaths of eight British soldiers in 24 hours. (July 11)

  • Sanchez tossed no-hitter for GiantsAP - Sat Jul 11, 3:50 AM ET

    Jonathan Sanchez made the best of a rare start to toss the first Giants' no-hitter in 33 years Friday against San Diego. (July 11)

  • Barbie turns 50, is still fabulousAP - Sat Jul 11, 12:32 AM ET

    Fans and collectors gathered in Washington at the national Barbie Doll Collectors Convention and to celebrate the iconic doll's 50th anniversary. (July 10)

  • The US falls behind in Davis Cup playAP - Fri Jul 10, 10:31 PM ET

    The United States loses both opening singles matches to Croatia Friday to trail in Davis Cup quarterfinal action. (July 10)

  • Hearing over custody of Jackson's kids delayedAP - Fri Jul 10, 9:52 PM ET

    A court official says a guardianship hearing for Michael Jackson's kids has been delayed for a week. The delay was granted at the request of Jackson's mother, Katherine, and the singer's ex-wife, Debbie Rowe. (July 10)

  • Raw Video: Obama lands in GhanaAP - Fri Jul 10, 6:42 PM ET

    President Barack Obama has landed in Ghana on his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. He will make a speech to lawmakers there and tour a fort once used to ship slaves to the Americas. (July 10)

  • Lefty to skip British Open, citing wife's healthAP - Fri Jul 10, 6:09 PM ET

    Phil Mickelson will skip next weekend's British Open so he can be with his wife as she starts her recovery from breast cancer. This will end the longest active streak of majors played. (July 10)

  • July 10: Stocks fall as earnings fears increaseAP - Fri Jul 10, 5:02 PM ET

    Investors are in the midst of the longest losing streak since the market's spring rally began in early March. (July 10)

  • Your Money: Estate TaxesAP - Fri Jul 10, 3:45 PM ET

    As attention turns from Michael Jackson's death to the complex estate he left behind, experts are sorting through his holdings and putting price tags on their value — with an eye on the tax bill they will generate. (June 10)

  • Tehran police chief: Few arrests in protestAP - Fri Jul 10, 3:36 PM ET

    Tehran's police chief said Friday that few arrests were made in opposition protests that erupted a day earlier in the Iranian capital in an opposition attempt to revive street demonstrations over the country's disputed election. (July 10)

  • Armstrong drops to 3rd at Tour de FranceAP - Fri Jul 10, 3:03 PM ET

    After a 15th place finish in the seventh-stage, Lance Armstrong drops to third overall in the Tour de France with Rinaldo Nocentini now wearing the yellow jersey. (July 10)

  • GM exits bankruptcy, CEO vows better performanceAP - Fri Jul 10, 2:34 PM ET

    General Motors arose anew on Friday. The struggling automaker - held afloat by billions in government loans - made an unusually quick exit from bankruptcy protection with ambitions building cars people are eager to buy. (July 10)

  • Ruby's Weight loss JourneyAP - Fri Jul 10, 2:17 PM ET

    It's hard enough to lose weight but Ruby Gettinger is doing it on camera on the Style Network. (July 10)

  • Uighurs march for Friday prayers in ChinaAP - Fri Jul 10, 1:30 PM ET

    Boisterous crowds turned up at mosques in riot-hit parts of this western Chinese city, ignoring orders canceling Friday prayers due to the ethnic violence, and police quickly broke up a small protest nearby. (July 10)

  • Raw Video: Obama meets with Pope Benedict XVIAP - Fri Jul 10, 1:03 PM ET

    President Barack Obama sat down with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican on Friday for a meeting in which frank but constructive talks were expected between two men who agree on helping the poor but disagree on abortion and stem cell research. (July 10)

  • Thomas Tweets on New AlbumAP - Fri Jul 10, 12:40 PM ET

    Matchbox Twenty frontman, Rob Thomas, talks about his second solo album and the joys of reaching fans on Twitter. (July 10)

  • Pineiro tosses three-hitter in Cards' winAP - Fri Jul 10, 12:35 PM ET

    Joel Pineiro threw a complete-game, three-hitter as the Cardinals beat the Brewers, 5-1, Thursday. Pineiro did not walk a batter. It was his seventh win of the year. (July 9)

  • 'Modern Warfare 2' gets story boostAP - Fri Jul 10, 12:08 PM ET

    It'll be -- easily -- the biggest game of the holiday season. AP's weekly Video Game Video offers a preview of "Modern Warfare 2."

  • Geithner: Derivatives blind-sided the governmentAP - Fri Jul 10, 11:53 AM ET

    The enormous scale of financial derivatives helped cripple the economy, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told lawmakers Friday. (July 10)

  • Raw Video: London apartment complex on fireAP - Fri Jul 10, 11:36 AM ET

    Scores of firefighters are fighting a blaze at a London apartment complex Friday. (July 10)

  • 'Harry Potter' stars on most memorable momentsAP - Fri Jul 10, 11:20 AM ET

    Memories play a key role in the sixth installment of J.K. Rowling's magical franchise, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." The AP's Nicole Evatt joins the cast for a stroll down memory lane at the film's New York premiere. (July 10)

  • Raw Video: Berlin debuts snow leopard cubAP - Fri Jul 10, 10:49 AM ET

    The Berlin Animal Park introduced a snow leopard cub named Altai on Friday. (July 10)

  • General Motors CEO outlines new planAP - Fri Jul 10, 9:53 AM ET

    General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson says the new GM will be far faster and more responsive to customers than the old one and will focus on a streamlined product offering to maximize quality and efficiency. (July 10)

  • ShowBiz Minute: Jackson, Arquette, HiltonAP - Fri Jul 10, 8:32 AM ET

    LAPD say Michael Jackson's drug history is to be probed; David Arquette to live in box to raise money for charity; Paris Hilton's trial is underway. (July 10)

  • The magic of Daniel RadcliffeAP - Fri Jul 10, 6:17 AM ET

    Daniel Radcliffe may have worked his magic on fans and co-stars - but there are some things the actor isn't getting praise for. Michael Gambon and Alan Rickman spill the beans at the N.Y.C. premiere of 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.' (July 10)

  • Raw Video: Man gored, dies during bull runAP - Fri Jul 10, 6:08 AM ET

    Organizers of Pamplona's running of the bulls say a man has been gored to death, the first fatality since 1995. The man was gored in the neck after a rogue bull that separated from the pack. Some of the video may be considered graphic. (July 7)

  • Raw Video: Brothers live on side of Brazil bldgAP - Fri Jul 10, 2:55 AM ET

    Two brothers in Rio de Janeiro have decided to combine their love of climbing and art, creating a unique dwelling where they eat, sleep and work on the side of a building 33 feet in the air. (July 10)

  • New Jersey transit unveils hi-tech trainsAP - Fri Jul 10, 2:16 AM ET

    Commuters in New York City are in for a surprise Friday, when new rail cars officially hit the tracks of the PATH train system for the first time in more than 20 years. (July 10)

  • Mixed Martial Arts rise to lofty heightsAP - Fri Jul 10, 12:40 AM ET

    The sport of Mixed Martial Arts has grown into a multibillion dollar industry, though it was once banned from television. Ultimate Fighting Championship is the sport's top promoter. (July 9)

  • Raw video: Clooney tours Italy's quake areaAP - Fri Jul 10, 12:25 AM ET

    George Clooney toured the ruins of Italy's recent earthquake and told the survivors he'll shoot a film there. The actor visited while the G-8 summit is going on in L'Aquila. The April 6 quake left thousands homeless and killed nearly 300 people. (July 9)

  • First Person: Skier Ligety discusses knee injuryAP - Thu Jul 9, 10:39 PM ET

    Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety is recovering from a ski crash but expects to be ready for the 2010 Olympics. He partially tore two ligaments in his right knee in late March. (July 9)

  • NASCAR Drivers ready for Chicagoland trackAP - Thu Jul 9, 9:55 PM ET

    The second half of NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series season begins with the LifeLock.com 400 in Joliet, Illinois Saturday night. Drivers say they enjoy the tri-oval track. (July 9)

  • Green played up, frills toned down at G-8 summitAP - Thu Jul 9, 7:51 PM ET

    As G-8 leaders try to persuade the world to make lifestyle and economic sacrifices, their Italian host calls international attention to L'Aquila-- a city still reeling from April's deadly earthquake. The AP's Mark Smith reports.

  • Sean Kingston is 'burning' up with new musicAP - Thu Jul 9, 7:23 PM ET

    Sean Kingston is burning up the charts with his latest single, 'Fire Burning.' The singer talks about working with Lil Wayne, Wyclef Jean and Good Charlotte on his new CD, 'Tomorrow,' due out this September. (July 9)

  • Thousands protest in Iran, defying crackdownAP - Thu Jul 9, 6:48 PM ET

    Witnesses are describing the first demonstration by opponents of Iran's government in nearly two weeks. They say thousands of people streamed down avenues in Tehran today, chanting 'death to the dictator.' (July 9)

  • Turkoglu, Marion part of four-team tradeAP - Thu Jul 9, 6:37 PM ET

    A four-team, eight-player NBA trade on Thursday sent Shawn Marion to the Mavs, Jerry Stackhouse to the Grizzlies and Hedo Turkoglu to the Raptors. (July 9)

  • July 9: Financials, material stocks lift marketAP - Thu Jul 9, 4:54 PM ET

    Investors have shown a greater appetite for risk, putting money back into banking ,industrial stocks and commodities. (July 9)

  • Report: UK tabloid hacked into celeb voicemailsAP - Thu Jul 9, 4:42 PM ET

    British police say there will no new investigation into allegations that journalists from a tabloid newspaper illegally hacked into the mobile phones of hundreds of celebrities and politicians. (July 9)

  • New show makes you move it till you lose itAP - Thu Jul 9, 3:47 PM ET

    In Oxygen's new dance competition, "Dance Your Ass Off," regular people compete to see who can lose the most weight. (July 9)

  • Panda becomes teen, has cake to celebrateAP - Thu Jul 9, 2:58 PM ET

    Tai Shan the giant panda at Washington's National Zoo turns four, a teenager in bear years. An elaborate frozen treat marks the day. (July 9)

  • BSG's Tricia Helfer visits 'Warehouse 13'AP - Thu Jul 9, 2:53 PM ET

    Eddie McClintock, star of 'Warehouse 13,' on the new Syfy show and guest appearance by former 'Battlestar Galactica' Cylon, Tricia Helfer. (July 9)

  • Pistons will try Kuester on the benchAP - Thu Jul 9, 2:50 PM ET

    Longtime NBA assistant John Kuester is leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers' bench to take a shot at coaching the Detroit Pistons. (July 9)

  • Obama broadens push for climate change pactAP - Thu Jul 9, 1:48 PM ET

    President Barack Obama says that the global recession makes it harder to strike an international climate agreement but that leaders must 'fight the temptation toward cynicism' and press forward. (July 9)

  • GM's path to leave Chapter 11 clearedAP - Thu Jul 9, 1:46 PM ET

    General Motors sped towards a record-short escape from bankruptcy protection. A bankruptcy judge approved the sale of most of GM's assets to a new company, despite a last-minute appeal by plaintiffs in an Arizona product liability lawsuit. (July 9)

  • Zanzibar welcomes Danny GloverAP - Thu Jul 9, 1:34 PM ET

    Hollywood actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Danny Glover has visited Tanzania to support the Zanzibar International Film Festival and highlight the impact of HIV and AIDS. (July 9)

  • Bomb attacks kill dozens in IraqAP - Thu Jul 9, 1:21 PM ET

    Three roadside bombs in Baghdad killed seven people on Thursday, part of a string of bomb attacks hitting targets in the Iraqi capital and across the country. (July 9)

  • Your Money: Avoiding financial scamsAP - Thu Jul 9, 12:24 PM ET

    Financial scams are everywhere these days, but as AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney explains, there are ways to protect yourself. (July 9)

  • First Person: Webster's new wordsAP - Thu Jul 9, 10:35 AM ET

    Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary has added about 100 new words that largely reflect changing trends in American society. (July 9)

  • Australian town bans bottled waterAP - Thu Jul 9, 10:31 AM ET

    One Australian town has become the first in the country to ban bottled water. Bundanoon is banning bottle water in an effort to help the environment. (July 9)

  • ShowBiz Minute: Jackson - burial, memorial, fansAP - Thu Jul 9, 9:01 AM ET

    Michael Jackson's resting place still a mystery; Jackson memorial cost $1.4 million; fate of fans' tributes undecided. (July 9)

  • Raw Video: Suicide bomber in Iraq kills dozensAP - Thu Jul 9, 5:12 AM ET

    Authorities say a suicide bomber has killed nearly three dozen people and injured 70 near a judge's house in northern Iraq, and two roadside bombs in Baghdad killed seven people. (July 9)

  • 'Spamalot' goes HollywoodAP - Thu Jul 9, 5:06 AM ET

    Former Monty Python star Eric Idle brings his Tony Award winning musical comedy 'Spamalot' to Los Angeles. (July 9)

  • Raw video: Jackson's dermatologistAP - Thu Jul 9, 2:16 AM ET

    Michael Jackson's dermatologist denies to Hollywood.tv ever giving the singer dangerous sedatives and says the paternity of Jackson's children isn't important. (July 8)

  • NY baseball fan settles 'God Bless America' suitAP - Thu Jul 9, 1:50 AM ET

    A fan settled a lawsuit claiming he was kicked out of old Yankee Stadium by a police officer for leaving his seat to use the bathroom during the playing of "God Bless America." (July 8)

  • What happens to Jackson mementos?AP - Thu Jul 9, 1:37 AM ET

    With Michael Jackson's memorial service over, what will happen to all the gifts and flowers mourning fans have left behind at his family's house, his star on the Walk of Fame and Neverland Valley ranch. (July 8)

  • Sports Minute: NcNair investigation and moreAP - Thu Jul 9, 12:36 AM ET

    Steve McNair's death ruled a murder-suicide; Celtics get Rasheed Wallace; Michael Phelps wins twice; Lance Armstrong remains second (July 8).

  • Celtics sign veteran forward Rasheed WallaceAP - Wed Jul 8, 11:26 PM ET

    The Celtics added a four-time All-Star to their frontcourt, signing Rasheed Wallace to a two-year deal. Wallace has averaged 15 points per game in his 14-yer career. (July 8)

  • Stricter labeling urged for bottled waterAP - Wed Jul 8, 5:28 PM ET

    New reports suggest that consumers know less about expensive bottled water than what comes out of the tap for free. (July 8)

  • July 8: Anxiety over recovery weighs on stocksAP - Wed Jul 8, 5:28 PM ET

    Investors can't seem to shake their worries that the economy won't be able to recover by the end of the year.(July 8)

  • British scientists claim to create human spermAP - Wed Jul 8, 5:16 PM ET

    British scientists claimed Wednesday to have created human sperm from embryonic stem cells for the first time, an accomplishment they say may someday help infertile men father children. (July 8)

  • Police: McNair girlfriend behind murder-suicideAP - Wed Jul 8, 4:44 PM ET

    Nashville's police confirmed at a Wednesday news conference that ex-NFL star Steve McNair was killed by his girlfriend before she turned the gun on herself. (July 8)

  • Armstrong still on leader's heels in TourAP - Wed Jul 8, 2:47 PM ET

    Seven-time champion Lance Armstrong is still just a fraction of a second off the Tour de France lead after Stage 5 of the three-week race. (July 8)

  • Iran president declares new era for countryAP - Wed Jul 8, 2:15 PM ET

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sought to disperse the clouds of doubt surrounding his re-election in his first major television address.(July 8)

  • The pleasure of being in 'Royal Pains'AP - Wed Jul 8, 2:03 PM ET

    Cast of TV's 'Royal Pains' dish about their USA Network hit about a 'concierge' doctor in the Hamptons. (July 8)

  • YourMoney: 401(K) Investments by raceAP - Wed Jul 8, 1:52 PM ET

    A new study has shown large 401(k) savings disparities across racial lines. AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney explains. (July 8)

  • G-8 leaders focus on need for stimulusAP - Wed Jul 8, 1:45 PM ET

    World leaders have agreed that the global economy is too shaky to begin rolling back massive fiscal stimulus plans right now, but said they would begin to work out strategies to unwind the program once "recovery is assured." (July 8)

  • Raw Video: Obama tours Italy quake damageAP - Wed Jul 8, 1:37 PM ET

    President Barack Obama was escorted around the quake damage in L'Aquila, Italy, where the Group of Eight summit is being held. (July 8)

  • Ochoa looking to bounce back at U.S. OpenAP - Wed Jul 8, 12:29 PM ET

    Top-ranked Lorena Ochoa will be looking for a better result than she got in the first two majors of the year when the U.S. Women's Open gets under way on Thursday. (July 8)

  • Watson, Grint on swine flu and romanceAP - Wed Jul 8, 12:19 PM ET

    'Harry Potter' stars Emma Watson and Rupert Grint play down Grint's swine flu outbreak and discuss hormones hitting Hogwarts in 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.' (July 8)

  • Radcliffe on sex, drugs and rock and rollAP - Wed Jul 8, 12:16 PM ET

    Daniel Radcliffe says new flick 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' is all sex, drugs and rock and roll. (July 8)

  • Cute Knut on the move?AP - Wed Jul 8, 11:42 AM ET

    The Berlin Zoo has agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for the right to keep its star on display there. (July 8)

  • ShowBiz Minute: Jackson Memorial, Fans, PotterAP - Wed Jul 8, 10:17 AM ET

    A poignant memorial for Michael Jackson; fans of Michael Jackson say goodbye; stars brave London downpour at 'Harry Potter' premiere. (July 8)

  • Did NKorea attack U.S. government web sites?AP - Wed Jul 8, 10:12 AM ET

    A widespread computer attack knocked out the Web sites of the Treasury Department, the Secret Service and other U.S. agencies, as well as South Korean government sites. (July 8)

  • The end is near for Harry PotterAP - Wed Jul 8, 8:56 AM ET

    At the London premiere of 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,' the cast talk about how it feels now the franchise is nearly at a close. (July 8)

  • Riots force Chinese president to leave G-8AP - Wed Jul 8, 8:27 AM ET

    China's president cut short a G8 summit trip to rush home Wednesday after ethnic tensions soared in Xinjiang territory, and the government flooded the area with security forces in the wake of a massive riot that left 156 dead. (July 8)

  • Raw Video: Obama arrives in Italy for G8AP - Wed Jul 8, 6:00 AM ET

    President Barack Obama is now in Italy to take part in the G8 Summit. Topics at the summit will include climate change, world hunger and Iran's nuclear ambitions. (July 8)

  • Video: Essay: Fans mourn 'The King of Pop'AP - Wed Jul 8, 2:13 AM ET

    Fans of the late Michael Jackson gathered outside of the memorial service in Los Angeles and his Encino, Calif., home talk about "King of Pop's" legacy. (July 7)

  • Titans to pay tribute to McNairAP - Wed Jul 8, 2:08 AM ET

    Titans fans will get a chance to pay tribute to former quarterback Steve McNair at Tennessee's LP Field. McNair was shot to death over the weekend in Nashville. (July 8)

  • Raw video: Jackson post memorial luncheonAP - Wed Jul 8, 1:15 AM ET

    Celebritities, Friends, and family of the late Michael Jackson paid respects to the king of pop at a post memorial luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. (July 7)

  • Manny Ramirez back with the DodgersAP - Wed Jul 8, 12:18 AM ET

    Dodgers' star Manny Ramirez helped Los Angeles beat the Mets, 8-0, in New York Tuesday. Ramirez returned Friday after a 50-game suspension for using a banned drug. (July 7)

  • Pres. Obama speaks to Russian publicAP - Tue Jul 7, 11:06 PM ET

    Pres. Barack Obama sought to speak to the hearts and minds of the Russian public despite chilly relations in the last several years. He hoped for a thaw between the two nations but says on some issues there won't be agreement anytime soon. (July 7)

  • Fan diary: Michael Jackson's memorial serviceAP - Tue Jul 7, 10:16 PM ET

    AP asked attendee Jensen Karp to document his experience at Michael Jackson's memorial service with a FLIP video camera. He sees $50 parking, Jennifer Hudson and Diddy finding their seats -- and a view of the service not seen on TV. (July 7)

  • Jackson fans: Memorial service was 'amazing'AP - Tue Jul 7, 7:28 PM ET

    Fans of Michael Jackson say they were overcome with emotion during today's memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. AP Correspondent Haven Daley spoke to several people who attended the tribute as they filed out of the arena. (July 7)

  • Clinton announces mediator in Honduras crisisAP - Tue Jul 7, 6:23 PM ET

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Costa Rican President Oscar Arias will serve as international mediator in the Honduran political crisis. (July 7)

  • Pickens calls off massive wind farm in TexasAP - Tue Jul 7, 6:08 PM ET

    Plans for the world's largest wind farm in the Texas Panhandle have been scrapped and energy baron T. Boone Pickens says he's now looking for a home for 687 giant wind turbines. (July 7)

  • A sodden start for 'Potter' premiereAP - Tue Jul 7, 6:04 PM ET

    Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint braved torrential rain in London's Leicester Square Tuesday for the UK premiere of the sixth Harry Potter movie. (July 7)

  • New Yorkers celebrate Michael JacksonAP - Tue Jul 7, 5:48 PM ET

    The public memorial took place 3,000 miles away, but in Harlem and Times Square New Yorkers paid tribute to Michael Jackson. (July 7)

  • July 7: Slumping crude drags energy shares lowerAP - Tue Jul 7, 5:21 PM ET

    Another tumble in oil prices helped erode hopes for a speedy economic recovery. (July 7)

  • Raw Video: Singers close out Jackson memorialAP - Tue Jul 7, 4:29 PM ET

    An array of entertainers close out the Michael Jackson memorial in Los Angeles with a rendition of "We Are the World." (July 7)

  • Raw Video: Usher sings in remembrance of JacksonAP - Tue Jul 7, 3:59 PM ET

    Usher performs a musical number in remembrance of Michael Jackson at a memorial in Los Angeles. (July 7)

  • Raw Video: Fans around world remember JacksonAP - Tue Jul 7, 3:56 PM ET

    Fan of the late pop star Michael Jackson gathered around the world to pay tribute to their idol and watch the artist's memorial on television screens live from Los Angeles, California. (July 7)

  • Raw Video: Jermaine Jackson musical tributeAP - Tue Jul 7, 3:49 PM ET

    Jermaine Jackson performs "Smile" at his brother's memorial service in Los Angeles. (July 7)

  • Raw Video: Two NBA greats honor Michael JacksonAP - Tue Jul 7, 3:20 PM ET

    NBA greats Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson reflect on their connection with singer Michael Jackson. (July 7)

  • Raw Video: Motown founder hails Michael JacksonAP - Tue Jul 7, 2:50 PM ET

    Berry Gordy of Motown Records hails Michael Jackson as an artist and a close friend. (July 7)

  • Raw Video: Mariah Carey pays tribute to JacksonAP - Tue Jul 7, 2:49 PM ET

    Singer Mariah Carey performs at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, paying tribute to Michael Jackson. (July 7)

  • Raw Video: London bombings memorial unveiledAP - Tue Jul 7, 2:47 PM ET

    In a London park stands a new forest of steel pillars — each representing a victim of the July 7, 2005, attacks on the British capital's transit system. (July 7)

  • Armstrong a tick off the Tour de France leadAP - Tue Jul 7, 2:47 PM ET

    Seven-time champion Lance Armstrong trails the Tour de France leader by one second after four stages as he continues his comeback from retirement. (July 7)

  • Raw Video: Smokey Robinson opens Jackson serviceAP - Tue Jul 7, 1:49 PM ET

    Entertainer Smokey Robinson begins a memorial for Michael Jackson by reading notes from well-known figures who could not attend in person. (July 7)

  • Pope proposes new financial orderAP - Tue Jul 7, 12:52 PM ET

    Pope Benedict XVI has called for a new world financial order guided by ethics, dignity and the search for the common good in the third encyclical of his pontificate. (July 7)

  • Skater Nicole Bobek arrested on drug chargeAP - Tue Jul 7, 12:46 PM ET

    Former figure skating champion Nicole Bobek is facing prison time after being charged with taking part in a drug distribution ring. (July 7)

  • Williams: Jackson left 'huge shoes to fill'AP - Tue Jul 7, 12:28 PM ET

    As memorials to Michael Jackson are held in L.A., former Destiny's Child star Michelle Williams pays tribute to the influence he had on her career and on pop culture in general. (July 7)

  • Young 'Slumdog' star gets new homeAP - Tue Jul 7, 10:59 AM ET

    11-year-old Azhar Ismail, one of the young stars of the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire" moved into a new apartment in Mumbai Tuesday. (July 7)

  • Raw Video: G8 meeting protesters take to streetsAP - Tue Jul 7, 10:38 AM ET

    Protesters clash with riot police on the streets of Rome, ahead of a Group of Eight, or G8, industrialized nations meeting in the country. (July 7)

  • Panettiere is pretty dorkyAP - Tue Jul 7, 9:57 AM ET

    You wouldn't think of Hayden Panettiere as dorky, especially after seeing her latest flick, 'I Love You, Beth Cooper,' in which she plays a hot blonde cheerleader, but the actress admits that she's a 'goof'. (July 7)

  • ShowBiz Minute: Jackson, DeWitt, AbdulAP - Tue Jul 7, 9:56 AM ET

    Build up to Michael Jackson memorial continues; Joyce DeWitt arrested for drunken driving; Paula Abdul invited to return to 'American Idol'. (July 7)

  • Your Money: Home energy auditsAP - Tue Jul 7, 9:26 AM ET

    The initial costs of a home energy audits can be a deterrent for many homeowners looking to cut expenses. But as AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney explains, that money can quickly be recouped.

  • July 6: Stocks end mixed on conflicting reportsAP - Tue Jul 7, 8:39 AM ET

    Investors are fearing they may have bet too soon on an economic comeback. (July 6)

  • Moscow Journal: The waiting gameAP - Tue Jul 7, 8:04 AM ET

    President Barack Obama may be keeping a busy schedule during his trip to Moscow, but for the press corps, much of the time is spent playing the waiting game. (July 7)

  • Mickelson's mother diagnosed with breast cancerAP - Tue Jul 7, 7:41 AM ET

    Phil Mickelson's mother has been diagnosed with breast cancer. This diagnosis comes just six weeks after Mickelson's wife, Amy, was also diagnosed with breast cancer. (July 7)

  • At least 150 dead in Chinese ethnic violenceAP - Tue Jul 7, 3:41 AM ET

    At least 150 people are dead since ethnic violence started Sunday in Western China. Tuesday, hundreds of Han Chinese armed with clubs marched through the Xinjiang capital of Urumqi, knocking over food stalls run by Muslims. (July 7)

  • First Person: Memorial is 'memory of lifetime'AP - Tue Jul 7, 12:05 AM ET

    Two lottery winners show off their tickets to Tuesday's Michael Jackson Memorial and say the event is going to be an overwhelming emotional experience. (July 6)

  • Death toll climbs amid China's ethnic violenceAP - Tue Jul 7, 12:04 AM ET

    Police have arrested 1,434 suspects in connection with the worst ethnic violence in decades in China's western Xinjiang region, which killed at least 156 people, state media reported Tuesday. (July 6)

  • NL starters announced for All-Star GameAP - Mon Jul 6, 11:20 PM ET

    All-Star Game rosters were announced Sunday. Cardinals' slugger Albert Pujols received the most votes. The game takes place at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Tuesday July 14th. (July 6)

  • Police: McNair's girlfriend bought gun ThursdayAP - Mon Jul 6, 11:02 PM ET

    Police say the gun found at the scene where former NFL star Steve McNair died was bought by his girlfriend less than two days before the two were shot to death. (July 6)

  • Torre teeing it up to end domestic violenceAP - Mon Jul 6, 10:49 PM ET

    Joe Torre and a number of celebrities took part in the Dodger manager's charity golf outing Monday as Torre tries to raise awareness to a problem that directly affects him. (July 6)

  • Jackson Memorial tickets go for big bucks onlineAP - Mon Jul 6, 9:54 PM ET

    Producers of Tuesday's Michael Jackson Memorial in Los Angeles have gone out of their way to protect against scalping. But as AP's Haven Daley reports, offers for tickets, sold for thousands of dollars, are still popping up online. (July 6)

  • Strawberry responds to Clark's remarks on MetsAP - Mon Jul 6, 9:27 PM ET

    Darryl Strawberry shrugged off former Cardinal Jack Clark's comments critical of Mets teams in the middle to late 1980s. The former Met called Clark a friend. (July 6)

  • Students learn how to become poker prosAP - Mon Jul 6, 5:55 PM ET

    Students paid $2,500 each to participate in the three day World Series of Poker Academy in Las Vegas. Professional poker players taught them how to ante up their game. (July 6)

  • President Obama meets Russian President MedvedevAP - Mon Jul 6, 4:51 PM ET

    President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a preliminary agreement Monday to reduce the world's two largest nuclear stockpiles by as much as a third. (July 6)

  • Cancellara leads Tour, Armstrong is thirdAP - Mon Jul 6, 2:42 PM ET

    Returning from four years of retirement, seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong continues to acquit himself well during the early stages of this year's race. (July 6)

  • Your Money: July is Tax TimeAP - Mon Jul 6, 12:19 PM ET

    Filing taxes may be the farthest thing from many folks minds, but as AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney explains, getting a handle on them in July could help you get a head start as the year progresses. (July 6)

  • Analysis: Federer wins Wimbledon, 15th majorAP - Mon Jul 6, 6:42 AM ET

    COMMENTARY: AP Tennis Writer Howard Fendrich says Roger Federer won "a test of will" beating Andy Roddick for the Wimbledon title. It was Federer's record 15th Grand Slam title. (July 5)

  • Federer beats Roddick for Wimbledon titleAP - Mon Jul 6, 6:42 AM ET

    Roger Federer defeats Andy Roddick in a five-set thriller to win Wimbledon and his record 15th-Grand Slam championship. (July 5)

  • All-Star Game starters for AL announcedAP - Mon Jul 6, 6:41 AM ET

    The American League starters for the All-Star Game were announced Sunday. Yankees' shortstop Derek Jeter got the most votes in the AL. This will be Jeter's 6th All-Star start. (July 6)

  • Ousted Honduran president blocked from landingAP - Mon Jul 6, 2:36 AM ET

    Ousted President Manuel Zelaya was kept from landing at the main Honduras airport Sunday because the runway was blocked by military vehicles and groups of soldiers, some of them clashing with a crowd of thousands outside. (July 6)

  • Federer earns historic Wimbledon victoryAP - Sun Jul 5, 4:05 PM ET

    Roger Federer becomes the all-time leader in men's Grand Slams by outlasting Andy Roddick in the Wimbledon final (July 5).

  • Taiwan fans mourn Michael Jackson with serviceAP - Sun Jul 5, 6:27 AM ET

    Michael Jackson fans gathered in Taiwan to imitate their late hero's dance moves and watch his performances Sunday, as tributes to the American pop legend continued to pour in from Asia more than a week after his death. (July 5)

  • Former NFL star Steve McNair is found dead.AP - Sun Jul 5, 2:06 AM ET

    Nashville police says former NFL quarterback Steve McNair and a female were found shot to death. (July 5)

  • Manny Ramirez rejoins the DodgersAP - Sat Jul 4, 8:12 PM ET

    Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Manny Ramirez rejoins the team after serving a 50-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy. (July 4)

  • Chestnut wins hot dog eating match, againAP - Sat Jul 4, 5:20 PM ET

    A 25-year-old California man has captured his third straight July Fourth hot-dog eating contest at Coney Island, an annual showcase for flamboyant hot dogging contestants eager to show they really are what they eat. (July 4)

  • Serena beats Venus in Wimbledon finalAP - Sat Jul 4, 2:34 PM ET

    Serena Williams has won her third Wimbledon crown while ending her sister, Venus', two-year reign (July 4).

  • Poker pros prep gamblers for world seriesAP - Sat Jul 4, 4:15 AM ET

    World Series of Poker Academy held its main event primer over three days at the Caesars Palace casino in Las Vegas. Part of the academy included a tournament where the winner won a $10,000 buy-in to the World Series of Poker. (July 4)

  • July 2: Jobless data sends stocks reelingAP - Thu Jul 2, 5:53 PM ET

    Stocks closed at their lowest level in six weeks Thursday after the government said the unemployment rate hit 9.5 percent, a 26-year high. (July 2)

  • Feds seize Madoff penthouse, wife leavesAP - Thu Jul 2, 4:58 PM ET

    Federal marshals took possession of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's $7 million Manhattan penthouse on Thursday in a move that forced his wife to move elsewhere. (July 2)

  • Unemployment rises to 9.5 percentAP - Thu Jul 2, 3:55 PM ET

    Labor Secretary Hilda Solis says the administration "needs to do better" to address the needs of the jobless. Her interview with The Associated Press came after the Labor Department reported that the June unemployment rate rose to 9.5 percent. (July 2)

  • Your Money: Jackson memorabiliaAP - Thu Jul 2, 3:31 PM ET

    The popularity of Michael Jackson memorabilia has soared in the wake of the pop icon's death. But as AP Personal Finance editor Trevor Delaney explains, there are precautions to take before committing to a purchase. (July 2)

  • Obama: New energy will help right economyAP - Thu Jul 2, 3:18 PM ET

    President Barack Obama says new ways of producing and distributing energy will offer an opportunity for the country to create millions of jobs. (July 2)

  • Raw Video: OH police officers kissing in cruiserAP - Thu Jul 2, 11:43 AM ET

    The police chief of a northeast Ohio township has retired after a video became public showing him and a female office kissing and caressing in the front of a police cruiser while a prisoner was in the back seat. (July 2)

  • Job Expert: Layoffs still should be expectedAP - Thu Jul 2, 5:58 AM ET

    Many indicators show the economy is starting to slowly turn around, however one job expert says workers around the country should continue to be prepared to be laid off. (July 2)

  • First day of the 'Best job of the world'AP - Wed Jul 1, 2:12 PM ET

    A 34-year-old Brit starts his six-month stint in the 'best job in the world,' taking care of a tropical island in Australia. (July 1)

  • Your Money: Credit Cards and CollegeAP - Wed Jul 1, 12:50 PM ET

    With credit card reform on the way, you may be wondering what the new law will mean for college students. AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney explains. (July 1)

  • Raw Video: Rare whale spotted in AustraliaAP - Wed Jul 1, 11:08 AM ET

    Migaloo, the rare all-white humpback whale, was spotted swimming off the Queensland state on Wednesday as it migrated up the Australian coast. (July 1)

  • June 30: Huge 2Q gains for Standard and Poor'sAP - Tue Jun 30, 5:38 PM ET

    Investors are adding consumer confidence to their growing list of things to worry about. But even with the slide, stocks ended the second quarter with sharp gains. (June 30)

  • NASA exploring cheaper Shuttle replacementAP - Tue Jun 30, 3:59 PM ET

    A top NASA official is touting a replacement for the Space Shuttle program that would be much cheaper than the planned $35 billion Constellation program. (June 30)

  • Your Money: Choosing an Insurance PolicyAP - Tue Jun 30, 3:59 PM ET

    New college graduates face many choices heading out into the world. But as AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney explains, choosing a life insurance policy might not be high on the list. (June 30)

  • Consumer confidence dips, retailers step upAP - Tue Jun 30, 2:55 PM ET

    Americans — whose hope for the economy had been rising since March — are starting to lose faith. A widely watched barometer of consumer sentiment shows that confidence dipped in June. (June 30)

  • Nanobots compete in microscopic soccer gameAP - Mon Jun 29, 6:13 PM ET

    The world's smallest machines are competing on the world's smallest "soccer field" to demonstrate the abilities of nanobots. (June 29)

  • June 29: Oil, commodities pull stocks higherAP - Mon Jun 29, 5:16 PM ET

    Energy, industrial and materials stocks have pulled the market higher as investors looked to put money into areas that would benefit from an economic recovery. (June 29)

  • Meet the transumer: Less treasure, more pleasureAP - Mon Jun 29, 4:41 PM ET

    Transumers are consumers who prefer to rent things and experiences over owning a bunch of stuff. They want less treasure, but more pleasure, and are renting everything from books to purses. (June 29)

  • Apple CEO Steve Jobs back at workAP - Mon Jun 29, 4:32 PM ET

    Steve Jobs is back at work, just weeks after receiving a liver transplant. (June 29)

  • Your Money: Investing in BondsAP - Mon Jun 29, 3:08 PM ET

    Making the right investment in a down economy is tricky business. And as AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney explains, there are a few things you should know when choosing a financial instrument. (June 29)

  • Ponzi Victim: Madoff Violated TrustAP - Mon Jun 29, 12:41 PM ET

    Burt Ross, an investor from Englewood, New Jersey who lost money with Bernard Madoff says the sentencing of Madoff to 150 years in prison was a punishment based on the loss of trust, not just the loss of money. (June 29)

  • Madoff ordered to forfeit $171 billionAP - Sat Jun 27, 1:08 PM ET

    Bernard Madoff would be stripped of all his possessions under a $171 billion forfeiture order handed down only days before prosecutors seek to put the disgraced financier away in prison for the rest of his life. (June 27)

  • June 26: Stocks end mixed as savings rate jumpsAP - Fri Jun 26, 6:00 PM ET

    More troubling news about consumer habits helped send stocks lower Friday. (June 26)

  • Jackson Inc.: The financial legacyAP - Fri Jun 26, 5:44 PM ET

    Michael Jackson the singer was also Michael Jackson the billion-dollar business. (June 26)

  • Your Money: Credit card late chargesAP - Fri Jun 26, 4:28 PM ET

    In the final segment of AP's series on credit card reform, AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney explains why late fees can occur on credit card statements, even if the bill arrived on the due date. (June 26)

  • Raw Video: Bear goes to dentistAP - Fri Jun 26, 2:20 PM ET

    A patient gives near meaning to the saying 'grin and bear it.' One of Miami Metrozoo's Malayan Sun Bears went to the dentist for a root canal and to have another tooth repaired. (June 26)

  • June 25: Stocks jump on corporate newsAP - Thu Jun 25, 6:05 PM ET

    Investors rushed back into stocks as profits at a handful of companies indicated the economy might be gaining strength. (June 25)

  • Android heats up mobile phone warsAP - Thu Jun 25, 5:44 PM ET

    HTC has launched the HTC Hero, an Android-based phone that promises to be more personalized. (June 25)

  • Your Money: Double-cycle BillingAP - Thu Jun 25, 1:42 PM ET

    In part four of AP's YourMoney series on credit card reform, AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney looks at the term, "double -cycle billing." (June 25)

  • Bernanke: I Did Not Bully BofA to Buy MerrillAP - Thu Jun 25, 12:55 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has told Congress that he didn't pressure Bank of America into acquiring Merrill Lynch in a deal that ultimately cost taxpayers $20 billion. (June 25)

  • Embarrassing lesson for 'school' sign painterAP - Thu Jun 25, 12:05 PM ET

    It should be back to school for a crew of South Florida road workers who misspelled a crossing sign in front of an elementary school. (June 25)

  • June 24: Stocks zigzag after Fed announcementAP - Wed Jun 24, 5:03 PM ET

    Investors took little comfort from the latest assessment on the economy and stocks fluctuated in a narrow range following the announcement. (June 24)

  • Your Money: Understanding Finance ChargesAP - Wed Jun 24, 3:10 PM ET

    In part three of AP's series on credit card reform AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney explains how finance charges are calculated on your monthly statement.(June 24)

  • It's a man, baby! Scan reveals mummy is maleAP - Wed Jun 24, 12:57 PM ET

    It's been said that you can't judge a book by its cover. How old that saying is is anyone's guess, but a 2800 year-old mummy is proving the old adage true. (June 24)

  • Raw Video: Baby tapir makes debutAP - Tue Jun 23, 5:42 PM ET

    A twelve-day-old baby tapir called Maya made her debut at Berlin Zoo on Tuesday. Tapirs are endangered and while they look like pigs with trunks, they are actually related to horses and rhinoceroses. (June 23)

  • Boy hit by car, walks awayAP - Tue Jun 23, 5:20 PM ET

    Surveillance video captured the scene as an out-of-control car knocked down a four-year-old boy. He walked away unscathed. (June 23)

  • June 23: Stocks mixed ahead of Fed statementAP - Tue Jun 23, 5:01 PM ET

    A moderate improvement in home sales - 2.4 percent in May - wasn't enough to get the stock market going again. Uncertainty ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates also gave traders pause. (June 23)

  • Hyundai Exec discusses buying attitudesAP - Tue Jun 23, 4:41 PM ET

    Hyundai Motor America CEO John Krafcik talks to the AP about consumer attitudes when it comes to purchasing new cars and the factors that are influencing their decisions. (June 23)

  • Test drive of new electric MINI EAP - Tue Jun 23, 2:39 PM ET

    A professor starts a year-long test of BMW's new electric MINI E; A car that can go 100 miles on a single charge. (June 23)

  • Your Money: Credit Card JargonAP - Tue Jun 23, 1:01 PM ET

    In part two of AP's series on credit card reforms, AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney explains some of the terms you'll find on your credit card statement.(June 23)

  • New robot expresses emotionAP - Tue Jun 23, 12:49 PM ET

    Japanese researchers unveiled a new robot that can make a range of expressions with its face and body. (June 23)

  • Raw Video: N.C. hollering contestAP - Mon Jun 22, 12:53 PM ET

    Kevin Jasper, an out-of-work computer programmer from Mocksville, North Carolina won the 41st National Hollerin' Contest in Spivey's Corner, North Carolina. (June 22)

  • Raw Video: Huge yoga-fest in Times SquareAP - Sun Jun 21, 2:48 PM ET

    Hundreds of people performed yoga in New York's Times Square. The event was organized to coincide with the summer solstice. (June 21)

  • Raw Video: Solstice greeted at StonehengeAP - Sun Jun 21, 12:10 PM ET

    Pagans and partygoers drummed, danced or gyrated in hula hoops to stay awake through the night, as more than 35,000 people greeted the summer solstice Sunday at the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge. (June 21)

  • First Person: Google Street View goes to schoolAP - Fri Jun 19, 5:46 PM ET

    Google has teamed up with the University of Pennsylvania to showcase the campus in the Web site's Street View section. (June 19)

  • Raw video: NASA launches unmaned moon rocketAP - Thu Jun 18, 6:32 PM ET

    NASA has launched its first moon shot in a decade. It's a first step in NASA's effort to return humans to the moon by 2020. (June 18)

  • Raw Video: Potbellied pig blocks trafficAP - Thu Jun 18, 3:40 PM ET

    Talk about a real road hog: a potbellied pig was found wandered around a street and blocking traffic near Bakersfield, California. Officers used food to lure the pig back to its home. (June 18)

  • iPhone owners to get cheaper upgradesAP - Wed Jun 17, 5:13 PM ET

    AT&T will allow some current iPhone owners to upgrade to a new model at the same price as new buyers when it is released Friday. (June 16)

  • Leak forces another shuttle launch delayAP - Wed Jun 17, 4:40 AM ET

    For the second time in less a week, a hydrogen gas leak on shuttle Endeavour's fuel tank early Wednesday forced a launch delay, pushing its space station construction mission into July. (June 17)

  • British dogs set barking world recordAP - Tue Jun 16, 12:16 PM ET

    A group of dogs and their owners set new world records for the loudest group bark and the loudest single bark in London on Monday. (June 16)

  • Raccoons rescued from vending machineAP - Mon Jun 15, 8:50 PM ET

    Imagine dropping your quarters into a vending machine and having a raccoon face pop out instead of your drink. That's what happened to some residents at an apartment complex in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (June 15)

  • Fla. approves irradiating oystersAP - Mon Jun 15, 7:16 PM ET

    In Florida, state officials have licensed a company to use a procedure designed to zap oysters with a small dose of radiation. (June 15)

  • Israeli military testing 'robotic' snakeAP - Mon Jun 15, 4:17 PM ET

    According to news reports, the Israeli military has developed a "robotic" snake that can transmit video and audio as it crawls through difficult terrain. (June 15)

  • Puppy flushed down toilet, survivesAP - Mon Jun 15, 3:20 PM ET

    A one-week old puppy has survived after accidentally being flushed down a toilet in London and being trapped in a drain for four hours. (June 15)

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