- Judge: Chicago jail's newspaper ban violates 1st Amendment Updated: Jul-07-15 6:59 pm
CHICAGO - A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a long-standing ban on all newspapers at one of the nation's largest jails violates inmates' right to free speech.
- The Latest: Smithsonian stands by Cosby art exhibition Updated: Jul-07-15 6:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Here are the latest developments from the release of court documents indicating Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he obtained quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women with whom he wanted to have sex (all times local):
- Woman tells Omaha police Facebook fight led to stabbing Updated: Jul-07-15 6:03 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Authorities say a woman reported being stabbed in Omaha following an argument on Facebook.
- Paula Deen distances herself from posted 'I Love Lucy' photo Updated: Jul-07-15 5:40 pm
LOS ANGELES - Paula Deen didn't post a 2011 Halloween costume photo on her Twitter account showing her son Bobby in dark makeup as "I Love Lucy" character Ricky Ricardo, and the social media manager responsible for it was fired, Deen's spokesman said.
- Facebook to add more computing power with Texas data center Updated: Jul-07-15 5:11 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - Facebook is building a massive data center in Texas to provide more computing capacity for the online social network's 1.4 billion users to share tidbits of their lives with friends and family.
- New Mexico's largest college newspaper to stop daily edition Updated: Jul-07-15 1:27 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's largest college newspaper is going mainly digital.
- Australian Fraser sorry for comments about Kyrgios, Tomic Updated: Jul-07-15 12:28 pm
SYDNEY - Australian Olympic swimming great Dawn Fraser "unreservedly apologized" on Tuesday for her comment that tennis stars Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic should set a better example or go back to where "their parents came from."
- Obama chimes in on pop culture, 140 characters at a time Updated: Jul-07-15 12:18 pm
WASHINGTON - After dipping his toe in the online world of Twitter years ago, President Barack Obama is now jumping in head-first, popping off tweets at all hours of the day about pop culture, sports and even Supreme Court rulings.
- Women's World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US Updated: Jul-06-15 5:48 pm
NEW YORK - The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.
- Egypt anti-terror bill speeds trials, tightens hand on media Updated: Jul-06-15 5:01 pm
CAIRO - After a series of stunning militant attacks, Egypt's government is pushing through a controversial new anti-terrorism draft bill that would set up special terrorism courts, shorten the appeals process, give police greater powers of arrest and imprison journalists who report information on attacks that differs from the official government line.
- Teens arrested in theft of restaurant's sweet tea dispenser Updated: Jul-06-15 4:53 pm
CUMMING, Georgia - Forsyth County sheriff's officials say two teens have been arrested after stealing a restaurant's sweet tea dispenser and posting video of the theft to social media.
- Final News of the World journalist sentenced over hacking Updated: Jul-06-15 9:29 am
LONDON - Four years after a phone-hacking scandal sank the News of the World, the last of the tabloid's journalists to face charges has been sentenced.
- State media: Jordan arrests terror suspect with explosives Updated: Jul-06-15 9:14 am
AMMAN, Jordan - Jordan's state media say the security forces have arrested a man with purported links to an Iranian group on suspicion he planned to carry out terror attacks in the kingdom.
- Clinton offers reassurance to gay youth in web posting Updated: Jul-06-15 8:59 am
WASHINGTON - Boosting her social media outreach to younger voters, Hillary Rodham Clinton is seeking to offer reassurance to gay youths in a posting that is drawing wide online attention.
- Newspaper: Wisconsin prison guard suspended for Obama post Updated: Jul-05-15 2:25 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Documents show that a Wisconsin prison guard was ordered to serve a one-day suspension for a joke he posted on Facebook about President Barack Obama and lynching, according to a newspaper report published Sunday.
- Some say Christie's gone too much to govern New Jersey Updated: Jul-05-15 2:00 pm
MAPLE SHADE, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential run is adding a new dimension to his already complicated relationship with Democrats in his home state.
- Dex Media sells Martinsburg building as part of downsizing Updated: Jul-05-15 11:49 am
MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - Dex Media has sold its building in Martinsburg as part of a downsizing of its business.
- Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground Updated: Jul-05-15 11:10 am
HOUSTON - A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Second Amendment rights.
- NBC returns to NASCAR coverage with Sunday race at Daytona Updated: Jul-04-15 6:36 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - For 29 years, the summer race at Daytona International Speedway was a part of the nation's birthday.
- Juvenile detained in shooting of 14-year-old in Milwaukee Updated: Jul-04-15 6:11 pm
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police say they've taken a juvenile male into custody as a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in a dispute that started with a fight over a girl on Facebook.
- LaMarcus Aldridge chooses the San Antonio Spurs Updated: Jul-04-15 5:32 pm
LaMarcus Aldridge got the answers he needed from the San Antonio Spurs.
- Late TV broadcaster Byrnes honored with Squier-Hall Award Updated: Jul-04-15 2:42 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - Late television broadcaster Steve Byrnes has won the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR media excellence.
- Pittari named publisher of Picayune Item, other outlets Updated: Jul-04-15 11:44 am
PICAYUNE, Mississippi - Jeremy Pittari has been named president and publisher of Picayune Newsmedia LLC, which publishes The Picayune Item, The Poplarville Democrat and their affiliated print and digital products.
- Billy Dilworth _veteran Georgia, SC journalist - dies at 80 Updated: Jul-03-15 5:52 pm
ATHENS, Georgia - Billy Dilworth, a veteran journalist whose career touched newspapers, radio and television stations in Georgia and South Carolina, has died, a coroner said Friday. He was 80.
- Longtime Saginaw journalist and wife die in car crash Updated: Jul-03-15 3:53 pm
SAGINAW, Michigan - A man who spent 40 years as a journalist at The Saginaw News has died with his wife after their car struck a tractor-trailer.