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Wash. mudslide kills 3; searchers seek survivors

SEATTLE (AP) — Rescue crews searched into the night for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least three people, after hearing voices from the debris field pleading for help.

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Q&A: Can't afford health plan, will I be fined?

Q&A: Can't afford health plan, will I be fined?WASHINGTON (AP) — The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems they're running into as the March 31 deadline approaches to sign up for coverage in new insurance markets.

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Pakistan erased an entire International New York Times cover story

Pakistan erased an entire International New York Times cover storyToday's edition of The International New York Times was stripped of its cover story in Pakistan. Instead of seeing a lengthy report on "What Pakistan knew about bin Laden," readers were greeted with an enormous section of white space that dominates the paper's front page. Elsewhere in the world, the International New York Times published a story by Carlotta Gall that closely examines links between Pakistan and Osama bin La

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Rovi loses patent fight with Amazon in U.S. appeals court

Rovi loses patent fight with Amazon in U.S. appeals courtRovi, which sells television guide programs to cable providers, lost a patent fight with Amazon.com on Tuesday when a federal appeals court upheld a U.S. district judge's ruling in favor of the world's largest online retailer. Rovi had accused Amazon of infringing on two patents, one that creates an electronic program guide on a television screen and another that allows a viewer to select and purchase a pay-per-view program. In both

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'Key' player in smuggling ring sentenced in US

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) — A Chinese national who was called a key player in a large-scale international smuggling ring has been sentenced to prison in the U.S.... Read more...

The Private Sector Tackling Education in Emerging Economies

The Private Sector Tackling Education in Emerging EconomiesAnyone who really wants to understand what is happening with education in emerging economies should look to Sunny Varkey. Born to expat Indian teachers in Dubai, Varkey is now head of the largest operator of private K-12 schools in the world, GEMS Education.

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