Topic: The Associated Press
Kraft Foods, the maker of Oscar Mayer hot dogs, and Sara Lee, manufacturer of Ball Park franks, begin court proceedings this week in hopes of ending a three-year legal dispute
08/16/2011 12:11 pm
Libya's leader Muammar Qaddafi appears to be running out of options as rebels close in on Tripoli, but an end to his regime could still be a long way off.
08/16/2011 09:52 am
The crackdown on 'flash mobs' by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has put him in the center of a debate about how black leaders should respond to violence within their own community.
08/15/2011 07:47 pm
Turkey, which is leading an international effort to persuade the Assad regime against violence, last week gave Syria a deadline of 10 to 15 days to stop its brutal crackdown.
08/15/2011 09:54 am
Hackivist group Anonymous targets BART website, as retaliation for the Bay Area transit agency's cutoff of cellphone service to some passengers on Aug. 11. BART acted to stymie a protest at a subway station, which was being organized via social media.
08/14/2011 02:45 pm
Rebels say they now control most of the city of Zawiyah and have cut off the main resupply route for the capital, Tripoli.
08/14/2011 11:07 am
Statue of Liberty closing: the Statue of Liberty will close on October 28. Liberty Island will remain open but the interior of Lady Liberty will remain closed for a year of renovations.
08/13/2011 12:38 am
The worst drought in 60 years has brought 12 million people to the brink of starvation. Time is running out to avoid a large-scale disaster.
08/12/2011 04:04 pm
As the death count rises in Syria, calls are mounting for President Obama to denounce Syria's President Bashar al-Assad. But Syria's pivotal role in the region and fragile ethnic and religious balance are complicating the situation.
08/12/2011 12:43 pm
A Pennsylvania judge was sentenced Thursday for his part in what prosecutors called a 'kids for cash' scheme that sent juvenile offenders to privately run detention facilities in return for kickbacks.
08/11/2011 03:18 pm