Tennessee couple claim winning ticket for U.S. Powerball jackpot: NBC

WASHINGTON A Tennessee couple came forward on Friday with what they said was one of the three winning tickets for this week's record $1.6 billion U.S. Powerball lottery jackpot, appearing with their lawyer on NBC's "Today" program.Lisa and John Robinso...

Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...

Five works from Gurlitt art trove were looted by Nazis, task force finds

BERLIN A task force set up by the German government to determine the ownership history of more than 1,500 art works discovered in 2012 has found that only five were wrongfully taken from Jews, drawing criticism from Jewish groups.German tax inspectors ...

Five works from Gurlitt art trove were looted by Nazis, task force finds

BERLIN A task force set up by the German government to determine the ownership history of more than 1,500 art works discovered in 2012 has found that only five were wrongfully taken from Jews, drawing criticism from Jewish groups.German tax inspectors ...

Director Ron Howard gets a second Hollywood Walk of Fame star

LOS ANGELES Hollywood director Ron Howard has received his second star on the Walk of Fame, honoring his award-winning career as a film maker.Howard, who won an Oscar for best director for "A Beautiful Mind", got a star on the Walk of Fame in 1981 for ...

Giovanna d'Arco opens La Scala season under high security

MILAN The deadly attacks in Paris were not behind the choice of Giovanna d'Arco (Joan of Arc) for La Scala's season opener, but were on the mind of many watching the story of France's patron saint who died following God's call to fight for her country....

Five works from Gurlitt art trove were looted by Nazis, task force finds

BERLIN A task force set up by the German government to determine the ownership history of more than 1,500 art works discovered in 2012 has found that only five were wrongfully taken from Jews, drawing criticism from Jewish groups.German tax inspectors ...

Murray (senior) wins first Australian Open title

MELBOURNE Britain's Jamie Murray gained an early claim to bragging rights over younger brother Andy when he combined with Brazil's Bruno Soares to win the Australian Open men's doubles title early on Sunday.Murray and Soares beat Canada's Daniel Nestor...

Haitians put aside political woes to celebrate Carnival

PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haitians put aside their political concerns and took to the streets  to dance and celebrate Carnival in the impoverished Caribbean nation.The first day of Carnival was canceled after riot police clashed with protesters after President...

Oscar Pistorius: bailed, tagged and free to roam

PRETORIA Oscar Pistorius, who murdered his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013, was granted bail on Tuesday and has the freedom of South Africa's capital Pretoria as he waits to appeal his conviction in April.The Paralympic champion, nic...