Rousseff, Blatter meet amid latest WCup delays

AP Photo/Steffen Schmidt ZURICH (AP) — The presidents of Brazil and FIFA expressed their faith in organizing a successful World Cup, amid missed construction deadlines and warnings about dropping one host city. “We are ready. We will be staging the cup of all...

Apple’s Mac still influences, 30 years after debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see drew inspiration from the original Mac computer. Computers at the time typically required people to type in commands. Once the Mac came out 30 years ago Friday, people could instead navigate with a graphical user...

Pop star Justin Bieber exits jail after DUI arrest

This police booking mug made available by the Miami Dade County Corrections Department shows pop star Justin Bieber, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Bieber and singer Khalil were arrested for allegedly drag-racing on a Miami Beach Street. Police say Bieber has been charged with...

Hagel ordering full review of nuclear force

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will summon the military’s most senior leaders to the Pentagon to discuss serious missteps, leadership lapses and personnel problems in the U.S. nuclear force, a U.S. defense official said Thursday. The official said...

DC police facing scrutiny over arrested officers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officials in the nation’s capital have been facing recent questions about headline-making arrests — not of hardened street criminals but of their own officers. In a single month, one District of Columbia police officer was accused of...

Stars share thoughts on Sundance, staying warm

AP Photo/Danny Moloshok PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Sundance Film Festival can be a surreal experience. For 10 days in January, the charming mountain town of Park City, Utah, is overrun with actors and movie executives from New York and Los Angeles, plus filmmakers and film...

METRICH raids Fostoria home

Charges are pending for two Fostoria residents after officers from the Seneca County Drug Task Force-METRICH Enforcement Unit and Fostoria Police Department execute a drug-related search warrant on a South Wood Street home Thursday.

Background check company hit by gov’t complaint

This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the National Security Agency, on Sunday, June 9, 2013, in Hong Kong. USIS, the company that handled a background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward...

AP source: Browns poised to hire Mike Pettine

AP Photo/Bill Wippert CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are poised to make Buffalo defensive coordinator Mike Pettine their new coach, a person familiar with Cleveland’s plans said. Pettine was expected to visit the club for a third interview Thursday, said the person who...

Justin Bieber’s bail set at $2,500 after arrest

This police booking mug made available by the Miami Dade County Corrections Department shows pop star Justin Bieber, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Bieber and singer Khalil were arrested for allegedly drag-racing on a Miami Beach Street. Police say Bieber has been charged with...