- Mexico City investigates reports of dog poisoning at park Updated: Oct-06-15 4:29 pm
MEXICO CITY - A popular dog run in a picturesque Mexico City park remained closed Tuesday following reported cases of dog poisoning.
- European data sharing pact with US ruled invalid Updated: Oct-06-15 2:29 pm
LUXEMBOURG - Facebook and thousands of other companies could find it vastly more complicated to do business in Europe after a court ruled that personal data sent to U.S. servers is potentially unsafe from government spying.
- Twitter debuts 'Moments' feature to highlight top stories Updated: Oct-06-15 12:10 pm
NEW YORK - Twitter on Tuesday launched a new feature called "Moments" that helps highlight the top stories being tweeted.
- Turkish court acquits journalist who suggested cover-up Updated: Oct-06-15 5:23 am
ISTANBUL - A Turkish court has acquitted a former television presenter of charges of "targeting a public servant" for posting a tweet suggesting a cover-up in a government corruption scandal.
- At 1-4, Texas players now pointing fingers Updated: Oct-06-15 1:07 am
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas coach Charlie Strong spent nearly a half-hour Monday insisting his team was unified and would rebound from a 1-4 start.
- Twitter gives co-founder Jack Dorsey a 2nd chance as CEO Updated: Oct-05-15 4:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter is embracing Jack Dorsey as its CEO in hopes that its once-spurned co-founder can hatch a plan to expand the short messaging service's audience and end nearly a decade of financial losses.
- State police: Social media post spurs suspect to surrender Updated: Oct-05-15 3:48 pm
SUSSEX, New Jersey - New Jersey state police say a theft suspect turned himself in after authorities posted his photo on social media.
- Leaders who follow: What candidates' Twitter lists reveal Updated: Oct-05-15 2:34 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Jeb Bush follows Donald Trump on Twitter but that's a one-way street: Trump mainly follows people with a connection to himself. Ted Cruz's follow list is a big tea party, though he keeps an eye on President Barack Obama, too.
- Woman charged, posted pictures of dog's duct-taped mouth Updated: Oct-05-15 12:14 pm
SALISBURY, North Carolina - A Salisbury woman has been charged after authorities say she posted pictures on Facebook showing her dog's mouth sealed with duct tape.
- UK's top counter-terror police official blames social media Updated: Oct-05-15 10:55 am
LONDON - Britain's senior counter-terrorism police official has warned that some social media companies undercut efforts to thwart plots by tipping off suspects about police inquiries.
- Virginia Beach woman shows others how to graduate debt free Updated: Oct-03-15 9:43 am
CHESAPEAKE, Virginia - When Lorraine SantaLucia graduated from Landstown High School in 2010, her parents and grandparents broke the bad news.
- Dodgers organist Nancy Bea Hefley to retire after season Updated: Oct-02-15 11:17 pm
LOS ANGELES - Nancy Bea Hefley, whose organ has provided the musical backdrop to the action on the field for the Los Angeles Dodgers for 28 years, said Friday she will retire at season's end.
- Oregon shooting victims: Teens just starting out, teacher Updated: Oct-02-15 7:59 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The nine people killed after a gunman opened fire on an Oregon community college campus Thursday took different paths to the small rural college, ranging from teens starting college for the first time to adults who were seeking a second career. One was an assistant professor of English at the college.
- Lt. Gov: 'Fellow Christians' should consider handgun permits Updated: Oct-02-15 7:27 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said in a Facebook posting Friday that "fellow Christians" should consider getting a handgun carry permit after a gunman killed nine people at a community college in Oregon.
- Lt. Gov: 'Fellow Christians' should consider handgun permits Updated: Oct-02-15 7:25 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said in a Facebook posting Friday that "fellow Christians" should consider getting a handgun carry permit after the mass shooting in Oregon.
- 24-hour news, social media put pressure on cops, reporters Updated: Oct-02-15 6:48 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The 24-hour news cycle and social media put enormous pressure on reporters and law enforcement to get accurate information out quickly in a crisis such as the Charleston church massacre, officials who responded and journalists who reported on the tragedy said Friday.
- W.Va. officials: social media key in albino deer kill case Updated: Oct-02-15 2:56 pm
MADISON, West Virginia - West Virginia wildlife officials are crediting social media for helping them crack the case of an albino deer that was killed out of season.
- Cindy Crawford talks selfies, models today and daughter Kaia Updated: Oct-02-15 2:30 pm
NEW YORK - Score one for the selfie stick: Cindy Crawford believes those photos of you by you can help boost self-image.
- Newark police lieutenant fired over 'gorilla' Facebook post Updated: Oct-02-15 12:26 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A veteran Newark police lieutenant was fired Wednesday over a Facebook exchange referring to the city's black mayor as a gorilla, a department spokesman said Thursday.
- In Tech: Music for kids, Facebook video profiles and more Updated: Oct-02-15 11:05 am
Parents of small kids are getting more love from music services.
- Selfie triumph: Photo earns woman free flight to Germany Updated: Oct-02-15 10:56 am
TAMPA, Florida - A flight to Frankfurt, Germany, will be the first ever for a Hillsborough County woman who was awarded two round-trip tickets after winning a selfie contest sponsored by Tampa International Airport.
- Cambodian opposition senator on trial over Facebook comments Updated: Oct-02-15 5:48 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A Cambodian opposition senator was denied bail and went on trial Friday over comments he posted on Facebook criticizing a 36-year-old border agreement with Vietnam.
- Tweets promoting new 'Call of Duty' game draw criticism Updated: Oct-01-15 1:05 pm
NEW YORK - A series of promotional tweets for the latest "Call of Duty" video game came under some criticism because they described a terrorist attack with no immediate disclaimers stating that they were fictional.
- Indiana House majority leader resigns after apologetic text Updated: Sep-30-15 7:03 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A ranking lawmaker who abruptly resigned from the Indiana House says he made "mistakes" that he needs to remedy with his family, a week after apologizing to friends and acquaintances for "anything offensive" they may have received from his cellphone.
- 40 percent of millennials pay for print, online news Updated: Sep-30-15 9:07 am
NEW YORK - In a world flush with free information, some young people are still willing to shell out for news they read.