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AP News - Oct 01, 2014 1:59 AM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Researchers in Massachusetts have created an app that teaches basic computer programming to kindergartners.Children as young as 5 can use the app to craft their own interactive stories and games. They don't even have to k ...more

AP News - Oct 01, 2014 1:47 AM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Researchers in Massachusetts have created an app that teaches basic computer programming to kindergartners.Children as young as 5 can use the app to craft their own interactive stories and games. They don't even have to k ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 7:46 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — There was no change in the top three spots in the latest AP Pro32 power rankings.That's hardly a surprise since the Seattle Seahawks, Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos all had byes last week.Seattle again had nine firs ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 6:37 PM

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge will hold a hearing Thursday on a request by Trump Entertainment Resorts to be relieved of its pension obligations under a collective bargaining agreement with workers at the Taj Mahal casino.T ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 6:19 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves.FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says Tuesday that the commission "will be deal ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 5:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama showered praise on India's new prime minister in an Oval Office meeting Tuesday that sought to infuse new energy into the two countries' sluggish relationship. Yet for all the pomp and pageantry, there were few ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 4:49 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is initiating a program to give refugee status to some young people from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador in response to the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border.Under th ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 1:49 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department has awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities to foster innovation in college value and efficiency.The new competition is called "First in the World" and 500 schools applied. Applicants submit ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 10:38 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is taking action against individuals and networks linked to two terrorist groups based in Pakistan.Treasury's action on Tuesday targets the leader of Harakat-ul-Mujahedeen (HAR-ah-kat uhl-MOO-hah-deen), ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 7:31 AM

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — India has lodged a protest against the outcome of an Asian Games semifinal bout after judges awarded a unanimous decision to South Korea's Park Ji-na over L.Sarita Devi in the 60-kilogram division, sparking loud verbal abuse ...more