LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters are warning of dense fog that could create hazardous driving conditions in Georgia.
NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers got Americans into stores during the start to the holiday shopping season. Now, they'll need to figure out how to get them to actually shop.
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon.com is working on a way to get customers their goods in 30 minutes or less - by drone.
An icy storm that started in the West and is blamed in at least 10 fatal accidents was bringing a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas on Monday as it trudged eastward in the run-up to Thanksgiving.
LONDON (AP) - He's been turned down by planes, trains and even a cruise ship in his quest to return home - and his family says it's because of he has been deemed too fat to travel. Now Frenchman Kevin Chenais' long and fitful journey is coming to an end.
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) - Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state's first execution in nearly three years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Annmarie Chiarini's long-distance boyfriend was goading her to pose nude. The pictures would be for his eyes only, Chiarini recalls him saying, because she was so beautiful and because he missed her so much. He promised, she said, they would be stored on a compact disc and hidden in his drawer.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's governor delayed the execution of a condemned child killer to consider the inmate's unprecedented organ donation request, acknowledging that it's "uncharted territory" but expressing hope that the man might help save a life before losing his own.
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC's recent personnel transition in morning television was a disaster. Executives hope their luck is better late at night, and they have a year to try and make it a smooth handoff from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon at the "Tonight" show.
NEW YORK (AP) - Nearly half of young women say the first time they lived with a guy, they weren't married. That's the finding of a government survey released Thursday. The results are a marked changed from 1995 when only 34 percent said they moved in together. Now it is 48 percent. Back then, 39 percent said they married first, compared to 23 now. Experts say the numbers show living together is increasing used ...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia soldier accused of plotting attacks as the leader of an anti-government militia group has been charged by the Army with the killing of his pregnant wife in 2011. Fort Stewart officials said Wednesday they have charged 21-year-old Pvt. Isaac Aguigui (Ah-GEE-gee) with murder in the death of his wife, Army Sgt. Deirdre Aguigui. The Army investigated the July 2011 death for nearly two years but has released ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will return 5 percent of his salary to the Treasury in light of automatic spending cuts that have led to furloughs for thousands of federal workers. A White House official says Obama decided to return part of his salary each month for the rest of the year to share in the sacrifice that government employees are making. The official wasn't authorized to discuss ...
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC on Wednesday announced its long-rumored switch in late night, replacing incumbent Jay Leno at "The Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon and moving the iconic franchise back to New York. "Saturday Night Live" producer Lorne Michaels will take over as producer of the new "Tonight Show." Fallon's replacement at 12:35 a.m. was not named, although Seth Meyers of "SNL" is considered a strong candidate. The move had been widely ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks fell in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday after weak reports on hiring and growth at service companies dampened the outlook for the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 64 points, or 0.4 percent, to 14,595 as of 11:14 a.m. EDT. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 10 points, or 0.7 percent, to 1,560 points. Both indexes closed at record highs the day before. U.S. ...
INKSTER, Mich. (AP) - The oldest woman in the U.S. is pushing off questions about her longevity to a higher power.
ATLANTA (AP) - Former Atlanta schools superintendent Beverly Hall was released from jail after posting bond.
YBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Tybee Island is set to hold its first gay and lesbian festival next month.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Lake Lanier, a main drinking water source and recreation area for metro Atlantans, has reached its winter full pool level.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sweeping immigration legislation taking shape in the Senate will aim to overhaul the nation's agriculture worker program to create a steady supply of labor for farmers and growers, who rely more than any other industry on workers who have come to the country illegally. Farm workers already here would get a speedier path to legal status than other immigrants in the country illegally, and a likely new visa program would make ...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - They rode the streets of Memphis in creaky, dangerous garbage trucks, picking up trash from home after home, toiling for a sanitation department that treated them with indifference bordering on disdain. In 1968 those workers took to the streets, marching with civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to demand better working conditions, higher pay and union protection. Forty-five years after King was killed supporting their historic ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Braves left-hander Jonny Venters will be shut down for a month after receiving a platelet-rich plasma injection in his sprained pitching elbow.
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) - Police in metro Atlanta say a toddler is recovering after shooting himself with a pistol.
MONROE, Ga. (AP) - A man who was shot five times during a burglary in Walton County has been sentenced to 20 years and is ordered to serve 10 of them in prison.