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Desaulniers named AP's New England media director

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Dwayne Desaulniers, a former business and technology director for The Associated Press, has been named the news cooperative's director of local media for New England.

Space station rarity: 2 women on long-term crew

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

For the 21st-century spacewoman, gender is a subject often best ignored.

Aereo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court was too difficult to overcome.

Austin public housing to have Internet access

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Thousands of public housing residents in Austin will have access to free basic Internet service in a technological partnership with Google.

Michael Brown's dad urges peace in online video

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

The father of Michael Brown is making a plea for peace, regardless of whether the grand jury decides to charge the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot his unarmed son.

Japan orders air bag maker to conduct probe

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Japan's transport ministry said Friday it has ordered air bag maker Takata to conduct an internal investigation after cases of its air bags exploding triggered safety concerns in the United States and other countries.

Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV.

NJ: No proof that Pala CEO knew of cheating

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

New Jersey's chief gambling regulator says a preliminary investigation has found no proof that the CEO of a tribal Internet gambling company was involved in or knew of an online cheating scandal at a previous job.

Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

There were apologies and long-winded explanations, but after nearly four hours of testimony about exploding air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe.

Ex-NHL player Hedican easing life for club teams

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Logistics are tough enough for the professionals, a daily struggle to get everyone and everything in line, whether you are the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings or the rest of the NHL teams.

ADEQ launches mobile complaints application

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has launched a mobile app that allows users anywhere in the state to report environmental hazards directly from some smartphones.

Obama plugs science, math education at ceremony

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

President Barack Obama said Thursday that 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their life-changing work embody the spirit of the nation and its "sense that we push against limits and that we're not afraid to ask questions."

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."

Square's point-of-sale service goes global

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Financial services startup Square is taking aim at cash registers across the globe, making its point-of-sale software available internationally in English, Spanish, French and Japanese.

Simulator illustrates distracted driving dangers

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Half of high school students in the nation age 16 or older text or email while driving. Some Logansport High School students took behind the wheel Wednesday to simulate that distracted driving.

Experts: Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns.

Sheriff's office warns of hit man email scam

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Officials in the Florida Keys are warning of an email scam that that claims to be from a "professional hit man" hired by a friend to kill the person receiving the document.

Michelin making airless tires at its 10th SC plant

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Michelin's 10th plant in South Carolina, opening Thursday, will produce the company's innovative airless radial tire and develop the concept's future generations, company officials told The Associated Press in advance of a news conference.

Human rights groups release anti-surveillance tool

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Four human rights groups have released a tool that lets users check whether their computer has been infected with surveillance software.

Coconino County to begin enforcing cellphone ban

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Coconino County authorities can start citing drivers Saturday for talking on their cellphones without a hands-free device.