AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Depeche Mode, The Cure, Muse — this year’s expanded Austin City Limits Festival will feature something of a European invasion with five of eight headliners at least partially coming from across the Atlantic Ocean.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is retooling the latest version of its Windows operating system to address complaints and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a slump in personal computer sales.
The tune up announced Tuesday won’t
Today is Tuesday, May 7, the 127th day of 2013. There are 238 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On May 7, 1763, Pontiac, chief of the Ottawa Indians, attempted to lead a sneak attack
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis was found guilty Monday of misdemeanor counts of assault and false imprisonment stemming from a dispute with three women after a night out at a Hollywood club in
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It is premature to move more than 3,000 inmates out of two state prisons until more is known about an airborne fungus that is being blamed for nearly three-dozen inmate deaths and hundreds of
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the survivors of a limousine fire that killed five people on a San Francisco Bay bridge is describing the terrifying moments — and disputing the driver’s version of events of what happened
NEW YORK (AP) — Food may not have been their first calling, but coming late to the culinary scene clearly hasn’t slowed David Chang and Paul Kahan.
On Monday, the two were jointly honored as the nation’s most
NEW YORK (AP) — The winners of the 2013 James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards announced Monday are:
NATIONAL CHEF AWARDS:
— Outstanding Restaurant
Blue Hill in New York City
— Outstanding Chef
David Chang of
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce made a grand entrance in a flame-motif Givenchy gown at the Met Gala, a big fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
There was a punk theme to Monday’s event to embrace the
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A relative of a newlywed who died along with four friends in a burning limousine says the young nurse was preparing to get her master’s degree and was planning a large second wedding in
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is asking pastors, rabbis and nuns to help make the moral argument to their followers for gun control legislation.
Biden met for two-and-a-half hours with leaders from various faith communities. Participants
States could force Internet retailers to collect sales taxes under a bill that overwhelmingly passed a test vote in the Senate Monday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A new satellite hovering nearly 450 miles above the Earth appears to working flawlessly as it embarks on a 10-year mission to document the planet’s surface, scientists and engineers at the U.S. Geological
Wal-Mart regained the No. 1 title on Fortune’s 2013 list of the top 500 companies, with Exxon Mobil dropping back to runner-up. According to Fortune, the world’s biggest retailer has held the top spot nine times since 1955,
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. once again leads Fortune’s list of the 500 biggest U.S. companies by revenue, as the world’s biggest retailer succeeded in posting strong growth despite a challenging economy for its shoppers.