Photos: A week of top AP photos

This week’s collection includes an aerial photo of the deadly mudslide near Arlington, Washington and a surfer leaving the beach.

Microsoft unveils Office for iPad

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled Office for the iPad, a software suite that includes programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and works on…

Pet Project: Princess

Jennifer Campbell, from the Kansas Humane Society, brings “Princess” with her today.

New app helps find lost pets

A new cell phone app called Positive Identification of a Pet (PiP) issues alerts for missing pets and is generating a lot of buzz.

Photos: Mars Inc. opens new plant

Candy giant Mars Inc.is opening its first new plant in 35 years in Topeka, Kan. to churn out millions of chocolate bars and other sweets eve…

Snooki planning a New Jersey wedding

Officials in a northern New Jersey town are discussing whether to allow taping of an MTV show featuring Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s wedding.