Smartphones from Samsung were banned in the Netherlands because of Apple patent dispute. So Samsung replaced the disputed feature in its smartphones, news report says.
10/13/2011 10:03 am
As details emerge of the Gilad Shalit prisoner swap, in which 1,000 Palestinians will be exchanged for one Israeli soldier, Palestinians are disappointed with who won't be released while Israelis worry about renewed violence.
10/13/2011 09:53 am
Global News Blog Good Reads: Dissecting Iran assassination plot, a broken America, and Qatar's rise (video)
Newspapers are picking holes in an alleged Iranian assassination plot against a Saudi diplomat, while George Packer offers up a sharp analysis of a US that can upgrade its iPhones but can't fix its bridges. And what's up with Qatar?
10/13/2011 09:37 am
The US-NATO intervention and fall of Qaddafi in Libya sent this troubling message to the world: Get a nuclear weapon, and you can stick around. Give it up, and you’re gone. It's time to offer states real security guarantees for disarmament and disavow the nuclear double standard.
10/13/2011 09:06 am
Michael Lewis touches down in the nations damaged by the 2008 financial meltdown and proves – yet again – that he can turn anything into compelling prose.
10/13/2011 07:05 am
FCC chairman Julius Genachowski unveils a plan to bring broadband access to 18 million more Americans, mostly in rural areas. But it involves dismantling and rebuilding a 15-year-old national service fund.
10/12/2011 11:27 pm
The move was part of a successful bid to force the county district attorney to prosecute misdemeanor domestic-violence charges, which he wasn't doing because of budget cuts. For now, the crisis is averted, but the deeper budget problem for cities nationwide endures.
10/12/2011 07:52 pm
The system has failed Americans in a multitude of ways. But that doesn't absolve anyone of personal responsibility for his own problems.
10/12/2011 07:00 pm
A motorist jailed for a minor offense in 2005 says two New Jersey jails violated his privacy rights by subjecting him to a strip search. The jails told the Supreme Court that security justifies the practice.
10/12/2011 06:45 pm
The Dow rose 102 points to close at 11518 after hitting its lowest point of the year last week
10/12/2011 06:38 pm