By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The co-founder of a large Russian Internet company wants to invest in the types of robotics envisioned in "The Jetsons" - that 1960s cartoon portraying a family from the future, with flying cars, robot maids and all sorts of
By KAY JOHNSONAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's rapidly expanding oil production is likely to complicate OPEC's efforts to influence world prices as the country re-emerges as a major player after 20 years on the sidelines due to sanctions and strife.
By DON MELVINAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union sent a message Friday to the Syrian regime, which stands accused of killing thousands of its own citizens: No more caviar, fancy shoes or primo cigars for you until the violence stops.
By ALEXA OLESENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Shanghai grad student Wu Heng hadn't planned to become a food activist but he couldn't stop himself after reading a news story about cooks slathering pork in chemicals to make it look and smell like costlier cuts of beef.
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOVAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's foreign minister said Friday that Moscow isn't discussing Syria's future without President Bashar Assad as Washington has claimed, in the latest volley in a contentious back-and-forth on how to end the bloo
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles County court system began handing out layoff notices Friday as plunging budgets set in motion major reductions.
Officials said the cutbacks in the court system will affect 431 employees
By JAY LINDSAYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Federal Aviation Administration employees felt political pressure to approve a wind farm planned off Cape Cod and did so amid internal disagreement over the best way to stop the turbines from interfering with radar and compromising air
By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Some Greek pharmacies closed on Friday, but not to protest the relentless burden of austerity or the withering of state reimbursements for the drugs they sell.