August 5, 2013 Apple has been notoriously disinterested in Washington politics. But two recent decisions coming from the Obama administration — one involving iPhones, the other dealing with e-books — indicate that Washington is increasingly interested in Apple.
August 5, 2013 The Special Operations Command, which runs the Green Berets and Navy SEALs, is teaming up with scientists and engineers to build a suit with more protection, a wearable antenna and computers that monitor wounds. They hope to have working prototypes within a few years.
August 5, 2013 Mothers with the "sensitive" version of a gene became more likely to strike or scream at their children during the Great Recession, researchers say. But as a complete economic collapse became less likely, the moms relaxed. Those with the "insensitive" version didn't change their behavior.
August 5, 2013 KJZZThe Navajo Nation is one of the most violent reservations in the country. The U.S. attorney's office tries to take on the most violent crimes, but it often lacks enough evidence to prosecute. And because of antiquated tribal codes, the maximum Navajo court sentence is one year.
August 5, 2013 An enterprising Stanford grad student staged a striking photograph of Viking re-enactors pillaging through a park near San Francisco. And NASA officials, clad in garb, joined them — a move that led to an independent investigation and questions from a senator.
August 5, 2013 There's no proof that Giovanni Palatucci saved the lives of 5,000 Jews, say historians who studied a trove of wartime documents. Supporters of Palatucci are fighting back, as Holocaust museums pull exhibits on the Italian policeman who had been on the track to sainthood.
August 5, 2013 More than a dozen others also were given life terms for trying to oust the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Critics say the trial was an attempt by the government to stifle the country's secularists.
August 5, 2013 By cutting deals with Democrats on several key issues, the Arizona Republican is once again a force in the Senate. Defeated presidential candidates rarely enjoy so much influence.
August 5, 2013 State Sen. Wendy Davis' national profile has soared since her June attempt to block abortion legislation. But she shed little light on plans for her political future during a speech in Washington, D.C., on Monday.
August 5, 2013 For this week's Sandwich Monday, we visit the legendary Beacon Drive-In in Spartanburg, S.C., and when we're done, we don't want to leave.
August 5, 2013 As a teenager, Brawley said she had been attacked and raped by white men. The young African-American's accusations hit front pages, especially after Rev. Al Sharpton took up her case. When a jury said the tale was a hoax, one of the men who was accused sued. Now, he's getting some of the money.
August 5, 2013 Earth can be seen rotating as it recedes into the distance. The time-lapse was made by stitching 358 frames taken over a 24-hour period.
August 5, 2013 Without uniformity around who controls digital assets after you die, families have to rely on Internet companies' varying terms of agreements. It can be a maddening lack of certainty in an already difficult time.
August 5, 2013 India has just approved plans to create a new state. Critics worry that the decision has opened a Pandora's box by fanning the flames of other long-simmering separatist movements, some of which are already demonstrating for their own states.