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Boeing Papers Show Employees Slid 737 Max Problems Past FAA

By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines WriterBoeing employees knew about problems with flight simulators for the now-grounded 737 Max and apparently tried to hide them from federal regulators, according to documents released Thursday. In internal messages, Boeing employees talked about misleading regulators about problems with the simulators. In one exchange, an employee told a colleague they […]

By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines WriterBoeing employees knew about problems with flight simulators for the now-grounded 737 Max and apparently tried to hide them from federal regulators, according to documents released Thursday. In internal messages, Boeing employees talked about misleading regulators about problems with the simulators. In one exchange, an...

Kitchens Get Smarter at Tech Show, Not Yet in Many Homes

By MATT O’BRIEN and JOSEPH PISANI Associated PressLAS VEGAS (AP) — Tell your refrigerator about your dietary preferences and it’ll concoct a recipe plan for the coming week, sending a shopping list to your smartphone when it notices you’ve run out of the right ingredients. Counter-top robotic arms help chop veggies. Artificially intelligent oven cameras […]

By MATT O'BRIEN and JOSEPH PISANI Associated PressLAS VEGAS (AP) — Tell your refrigerator about your dietary preferences and it'll concoct a recipe plan for the coming week, sending a shopping list to your smartphone when it notices you've run out of the right ingredients. Counter-top robotic arms help chop...

CES Gadget Show: Flying Taxis, Toilet Paper Robots

By JOSEPH PISANI and RACHEL LERMAN AP Technology WritersLAS VEGAS (AP) — Flying taxis and a robot that can fetch toilet paper when you’re stranded on the loo were among the technologies showcased this week at the annual CES gadget show in Las Vegas. The annual technology conference is the place for big brands and […]

By JOSEPH PISANI and RACHEL LERMAN AP Technology WritersLAS VEGAS (AP) — Flying taxis and a robot that can fetch toilet paper when you're stranded on the loo were among the technologies showcased this week at the annual CES gadget show in Las Vegas. The annual technology conference is the...

Pier 1 Imports Closing Nearly Half of Its Stores

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Pier 1 Imports is closing nearly half its 942 stores as it struggles to draw consumers and compete online. The home decor company said Monday it is closing up to 450 stores and will also shutter distribution centers. It didn’t say where the store closures would occur, but it operates […]

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Pier 1 Imports is closing nearly half its 942 stores as it struggles to draw consumers and compete online. The home decor company said Monday it is closing up to 450 stores and will also shutter distribution centers. It didn't say where the store closures...

White House Proposes Guidelines for Use of AI

By MATT O’BRIEN AP Technology WriterWASHINGTON – The Trump administration is proposing new rules to guide future federal regulation of artificial intelligence used in medicine, transportation and other industries. But the vagueness of the principles announced by the White House is unlikely to satisfy AI watchdogs who have warned of a lack of accountability as […]

By MATT O'BRIEN AP Technology WriterWASHINGTON – The Trump administration is proposing new rules to guide future federal regulation of artificial intelligence used in medicine, transportation and other industries. But the vagueness of the principles announced by the White House is unlikely to satisfy AI watchdogs who have warned of...

CES Gadget Show: How Watcing TV Will Change

By MAE ANDERSON AP Technology WriterNEW YORK (AP) — What will watching TV be like in the 2020s? The CES gadget show will offer some glimpses, as companies strut out celebrities such as Mandy Moore and show off shorter viewing experiences for the mobile era. The annual technology show is typically a hotbed for the […]

By MAE ANDERSON AP Technology WriterNEW YORK (AP) — What will watching TV be like in the 2020s? The CES gadget show will offer some glimpses, as companies strut out celebrities such as Mandy Moore and show off shorter viewing experiences for the mobile era. The annual technology show is...

10 Tech-related Trends that Shaped the Decade

By Brooke Auxier, Monica Anderson and Madhu KumarPew Research Center WASHINGTON, D.C. –The tech landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade, both in the United States and around the world. There have been notable increases in the use of social media and online platforms (including YouTube and Facebook) and technologies (like the internet, cellphones […]

By Brooke Auxier, Monica Anderson and Madhu KumarPew Research Center WASHINGTON, D.C. --The tech landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade, both in the United States and around the world. There have been notable increases in the use of social media and online platforms (including YouTube and Facebook) and...

Democrats Call US Killing of Iranian General ‘Reckless’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Thursday that President Donald Trump has “tossed a stick of dynamite into a tinderbox” with the targeted killing of Iran’s top general in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport. The former vice president joined other Democratic White House hopefuls in criticizing Trump’s order, saying it could […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Thursday that President Donald Trump has “tossed a stick of dynamite into a tinderbox" with the targeted killing of Iran's top general in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport. The former vice president joined other Democratic White House hopefuls in criticizing...

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Dies at 77

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball WriterNEW YORK (AP) — David Stern had basketball as a passion and law as a profession, one he figured he could return to if a job at the NBA didn’t work out. He never did. Instead he went to Europe, Asia and plenty of other places around the world, bringing […]

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball WriterNEW YORK (AP) — David Stern had basketball as a passion and law as a profession, one he figured he could return to if a job at the NBA didn't work out. He never did. Instead he went to Europe, Asia and plenty of other...

About 5,000 Golden Eagles Winter in Eastern US

By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated PressNEW ORLEANS — Golden eagles are back from Canada, spending the winter in the eastern U.S. Researcher Trish Miller said there are probably around 5,000 east of the Mississippi River, compared to estimates of 1,000 to 2,500 when she and her husband, Michael Lanzone, began studying them in 2005. Other scientists […]

By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated PressNEW ORLEANS -- Golden eagles are back from Canada, spending the winter in the eastern U.S. Researcher Trish Miller said there are probably around 5,000 east of the Mississippi River, compared to estimates of 1,000 to 2,500 when she and her husband, Michael Lanzone, began studying...