Conservation group offers ‘love calls of the wild’ cell phone ringtones

A Valentine memento of “Love Calls of the Wild” cellphone ringtones is being offered by a conservation group dedicated to protecting endangered species…

Comcast strikes deal to buy Time Warner Cable

How should they handle a conglomerate that promises to improve cable TV and Internet service to millions of homes but also consolidates unprecedented control of what viewers watch and download?

Watchdog: Security measures hurt press freedom

The United States ranked 46th among 180 countries in a press freedom survey by Reporters Without Borders, falling 13 places from last year…

Man is accused of cutting off dog’s head

A Pittsburgh man is facing animal cruelty charges after he allegedly used a machete to decapitate his mother’s Chihuahua…

Obama raises minimum wage for contract workers

President Barack Obama has increased the minimum wage for a few hundred thousand federal contractors…

‘Selfie’ photo leads to suspect’s arrest

Authorities say it was a “selfie” that led detectives to a suspect in the burglary of a Southern California church…

Toyota recalls nearly 2 million Prius’ for software glitch

Toyota said Wednesday it is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that …

About 3,000 Verizon workers affected by shakeup

About 3,000 Verizon Wireless workers will have to transfer to different offices or find new jobs…

Museum hopes to excavate Seattle mammoth tusk

Paleontologists from the University of Washington hope to move an ice age mammoth tusk uncovered in a Seattle neighborhood…

Woman found guilty in cut-from-womb killing

A Massachusetts woman has been convicted of killing her pregnant friend, then cutting the baby from her womb and passing the girl off as her own child…