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Former New Mexico governor running for President

Former New Mexico governor running for President

Highlighting his background as both a governor and outdoor adventurer, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson announced his presidential campaign outside the New Hampshire Statehouse on Thursday before heading for…

No spring break at the gas pumps

No spring break at the gas pumps

With gas prices above $4 in some states, Americans are canceling spring break plans and rethinking summer vacation, and some tourist destinations are offering gas vouchers of as much as…

Comedians raise $750,000 to end malaria in Africa

Comedians raise $750,000 to end malaria in Africa

Conan O’Brien compared his career to Charlie Sheen‘s and Sarah Silverman, not surprisingly, sang a song with a foul refrain. But it was all for a good cause. Malaria No…

Samsung files counter lawsuit against Apple

Samsung files counter lawsuit against Apple

  South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. said it is suing Apple Inc. for patent rights violations, only days after Apple sued Samsung for the same reason. Samsung is accusing Apple…

Obama’s deficit plan faces economic realities

Obama’s deficit plan faces economic realities

President Barack Obama came to the West Coast looking to sell a long-term plan for reducing the nation’s deficit. But he couldn’t escape the reality that many Americans are still…

Time for new combat uniforms for female soldiers

Time for new combat uniforms for female soldiers

  Imagine U.S. combat troops and aviators wearing body armor that fits so poorly that it’s tough to position a weapon to shoot, combat uniforms with knee pads that hit…

Toyota production disrupted until Nov. or Dec.

Toyota production disrupted until Nov. or Dec.

Toyota’s global car production, disrupted by parts shortages from Japan’s earthquake and tsunami, won’t return to normal until November or December — imperiling its spot as the world’s top-selling automaker.…

The Gulf oil spill disaster: One year later

The Gulf oil spill disaster: One year later

Relatives of the 11 men who died aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig are flying over the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, back to the epicenter of the worst offshore…

Mary Robbins dies just 12 days after husband

Mary Robbins dies just 12 days after husband

Actor-director Tim Robbins’ mother, musician Mary Robbins, has died. She was 78. Robbins’ father, Gil Robbins, died earlier this month. Robbins says his mother died Sunday of a heart arrhythmia,…

3-D erotic comedy takes Hong Kong box office

3-D erotic comedy takes Hong Kong box office

A pioneering 3-D erotic comedy has taken the Hong Kong box office by storm, beating the first-day record set by “Avatar” and drawing viewers from mainland China as it eyes…