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Apr 29, 2013 at 7:53 AM
The rise of these superbugs, along with increased pressure from the government and insurers, is driving hospitals to try all sorts of new approaches to stop their spread.
Apr 28, 2013 at 4:34 PM
California lawmakers are attempting to stay ahead of science fiction-style technology as increasingly nimble unmanned aircraft are considered for use in tracking fleeing suspects and monitoring crowded public spaces.
Apr 25, 2013 at 8:12 AM
Nets, harpoons and suicide robots could become weapons of choice to hunt down the space junk threatening crucial communications satellites currently in orbit round Earth, scientists said Thursday.
Apr 18, 2013 at 7:18 AM
Early in the sleek sci-fi thriller "Oblivion," Tom Cruise, as a flyboy repairman living a removed, Jetsons-like existence above an invaded and deserted Earth, intones his home sickness.
Apr 16, 2013 at 10:44 AM
The discovery of an unattended backpack led police to close down some streets in Downtown Seattle Tuesday morning.
Apr 12, 2013 at 10:15 AM
Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.
Apr 9, 2013 at 7:12 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Cookie Monster stands accused of shoving a 2-year-old. Super Mario was charged with groping a woman. And Elmo was booked for berating tourists with anti-Semitic slurs.

Times Square is crawling with entrepreneurs who dress up...
Apr 9, 2013 at 7:54 AM
The biggest thing in operating rooms these days is a million-dollar, multi-armed robot named da Vinci, used in nearly 400,000 surgeries nationwide last year - triple the number just four years earlier.
Apr 5, 2013 at 2:20 PM
NASA is planning for a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and park it near the moon for astronauts to explore, a top senator revealed Friday.
Apr 5, 2013 at 7:58 AM
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is about to find out that bending central bankers to his will was the easy part of jolting Japan's economy out of its two decade slump.
Mar 28, 2013 at 6:49 AM
A two-day standoff between Hoquiam police and a man who allegedly shot one of their officers ended in a fiery gun battle that left the suspect dead early Thursday.
Mar 27, 2013 at 7:55 AM
It's the land where Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier, where the space shuttle fleet rolled off the assembly line and where the first private manned rocketship climbed to space.
Mar 26, 2013 at 11:47 AM
The SpaceX Dragon capsule returned to Earth on Tuesday with a full science load from the International Space Station - and a bunch of well-used children's Legos.
Mar 26, 2013 at 8:10 AM
The year is 1912, and the setting is Columbia, a city that floats in the sky as a beacon of freedom. When the protagonist arrives, he's greeted by statues of Benjamin Franklin, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, transformed from mere founding...
Mar 25, 2013 at 12:32 PM
Police and a bomb squad shut down a Keizer road to investigate a suspicious device found on a sidewalk Sunday afternoon.