- Stories of those who died in the Paris attacks
Among the 130 victims killed in attacks in Paris were students, a filmmaker, a doctor, artists, music lovers and beloved parents and children. They had varied backgrounds and interests. Here are some of their stories:
- Why government and tech can't agree about encryption
NEW YORK (AP) — Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn't totally comfortable with that, because it's also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats.
- Better batteries to beat global warming: A race against time
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery.
- US officials signal move toward embracing self-driving cars
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public's hands.
- Washington project ensures forest stores carbon for decades
SEATTLE (AP) — Half a small forest still standing near Mount Rainier faced clear-cutting before an effort in Washington state saved the decades-old trees and allowed Microsoft to help finance the project to offset its carbon footprint.
- HP's last earnings report shows decline
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard went out with a whimper Tuesday, as the venerable computer-maker issued its final quarterly earnings report as a unified tech conglomerate, showing another drop in sales for most of its business divisions.
- Reusable rocket: In a first, booster returns safely to Earth
NEW YORK (AP) — A private space company announced Tuesday that it had landed a rocket upright and gently enough to be used again, a milestone in commercial aeronautics.
- FDA aims to publish Essure safety review in February
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials aim to release their findings on a much-debated contraceptive implant by the end of February.
- The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store
App Store Official Charts for the week ending Nov. 22, 2015:
- German investigation of VW expands to include tax evasion
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Tuesday they have widened their investigation of Volkswagen to include suspicion of tax evasion after revelations that some of its cars were emitting more carbon dioxide than officially reported.
- New Zealand extradition hearing against Kim Dotcom ends
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A court hearing in New Zealand on whether to extradite Kim Dotcom and three others who helped run the website Megaupload to the United States ended Tuesday after nine weeks of arguments.
- Benghazi, email probes plow ahead after Clinton testimony
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly five weeks after Hillary Rodham Clinton's marathon testimony on the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, several investigations into the deadly assault and Clinton's use of a private email account and server are going full bore — and likely will continue into the presidential election year.
- Parched Emirates relies on sea as groundwater runs out
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As skyscrapers and gleaming towers rose with lightning speed across the United Arab Emirates over the past two decades, the Gulf nation's thirst for water grew at an enormous rate — so much so that today, it threatens to dry up all of the country's groundwater in as little as 15 years, experts say.
- China, US promise better protection for business secrets
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese trade envoys on Tuesday promised to work together to protect business secrets and Beijing appeared to give ground in a dispute over proposed technology security rules for its banks.