Pentagon chief suspends reimbursement for enlistment bonuses
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Facing a public outcry, Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday ordered the Pentagon to suspend its effort to seek repayments of enlistment bonuses given to thousands of California National Guard members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Trump promotes his new luxury hotel _ along with campaign
Hacked emails show Clinton campaign's fears about Sanders
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Allies of Hillary Clinton felt threatened by the power of Sen. Bernie Sanders' candidacy and wondered about getting some signal of support from President Barack Obama in the heat of the Democratic primaries, according to the latest emails in a hacked trove from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.
Pipeline protester: Removal imminent from company property
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) ? Protesters trying to halt construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota believe law enforcement officers could take quick action Wednesday to remove them from private land owned by the pipeline company.
Toyota adds 5.8M vehicles to global Takata recall totalDETROIT (AP) ? Toyota is recalling about 5.8 million vehicles in Japan, Europe, China and other countries to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.
The Latest: Clinton says Trump hotel is 'same old story'
Microsoft aims to wow with high-end PCs, 3D software
The US tech giant announced its first desktop computer, called Surface Studio, a $3,000 high-end "all-in-one" device that aims at Apple's Mac. "We're creating a new category that transforms your desk into a creative studio," Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said at the unveiling in New York. With a large, 28-inch (71-centimeter) hinged touchscreen display touted as "the thinnest desktop monitor ever created," Surface Studio adds to the Microsoft lineup of tablet and laptop devices for the premium segment, in a challenge to Apple.
Apple slips as supply woes weigh on holiday sales forecast
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook acknowledged in a post-earnings conference call on Tuesday that strong demand for the phone, which features two cameras, caught the company off-guard. "The mix that we projected on iPhone 7 Plus is short of what the reality is. The phone has a higher average selling price than the iPhone 7 variant and brings in more money for the company.
The Latest: Jesse Jackson joins oil pipeline protesters
Trump's Hollywood star vandalized
A man defaced Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Wednesday, hacking out the gold lettering displaying his name and the television logo. A man who identified himself to a local news agency as James Lambert Otis, said he vandalized the tribute with a sledgehammer and pickaxe, originally intended to remove the entire star from the sidewalk on Hollywood Boulevard.