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Congress demands answers on delay in GM recall

General Motors CEO Mary Barra pauses as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation. The committee is looking for answers from Barra about safety defects and mishandled...

Samsung: Patents developed by Google engineers

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Samsung attorneys say patents that Apple claims in a lawsuit were infringed are part of the Android software package developed by Google engineers. Samsung attorney Peter Quinn told jurors in his opening statement Tuesday that Apple is a great...

Apple says Samsung knew iPhone would be big seller

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Samsung knew Apple’s iPhone would be a big seller when it first went on the market, but the South Korean company didn’t have a product that could compete so it stole Apple’s technology, an attorney for Apple told jurors on...
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Congress seeks answers on delay in GM recall

Cherie Sharkey, left, weeps for her son Michael Sharkey who died in his used 2006 Chevy Cobalt in Dresden, NY, as she walks with Laura Christian, of Harwood, Md., birth mother of Amber Marie Rose, the first reported victim of the General Motors safety defect, on Capitol Hill in...

Bishops celebrate Mass along Mexico border

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — A delegation of Roman Catholic leaders celebrated Mass along the U.S.-Mexico border to raise awareness about immigration and to pray for policy changes. Several hundred people attended the ceremony Tuesday and a few dozen people peered through the...

Death toll climbs to 27 at Washington mudslide

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — The official death toll from Washington’s mudslide has increased to 27, with the Snohomish County medical examiner’s office saying 19 victims have been positively identified. That’s up from 24 dead with 18 identified on Monday....
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Marathon victim sues Glenn Beck for defamation

FILE – This Nov. 20, 2011 file photo shows TV and radio commentator Glenn Beck at the 114th Anniversary Justice Louis Brandeis award Dinner given by the Zionist Organization of America in New York. A Saudi Arabian man injured in the Boston Marathon bombings on Friday, March...

Ryan unveils House GOP budget, claiming balance

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is rolling out an updated budget plan that would slash $5.1 trillion in federal spending over the coming decade. The Republican proposal also would balance the government’s books by cutting food stamps,...

Iraqi man goes on trial in fatal beating of wife

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The killing of Kassim Alhimidi’s wife in California drew international attention after their daughter said she found a note by her Iraqi mother’s bludgeoned body that read: “Go back to your country, you terrorist.” Police,...