A judge's ruling allows Maui County to print ballots that will ask voters about a proposed moratorium on farming genetically engineered organisms.

The state Department of Justice never launched a program outlined in the state budget that would have allowed judges to order GPS monitoring for people under restraining orders.

The Jackson Town Council is looking to clarify what vehicles can use the town's hybrid-designation parking spots.

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around.

Headwaters Park was alive with activity Saturday and Sunday for the fourth annual Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire. Jet engines screamed, rockets blasted into the air, a guy on a motor bike regularly putted through the wide aisles, "Star Wars" characters meandered about and a recumbent pedal/battery-powered vehicle resembling a torpedo occasionally cruised through.

Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush.

A media company owned by Kremlin-friendly oligarch Alisher Usmanov has splashed out $1.5 billion to gain full control of Russia's most popular social network, VKontakte, bringing an end to a months-long dispute that saw the original investors sue each other in court.

New Hampshire health care providers who have started getting paid for how well they do instead of how much they do said Tuesday they're optimistic about controlling costs and improving outcomes.

A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.

Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution for bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri.

Republican candidate for state secretary David D'Arcangelo pledged Monday to bring electronic balloting to Massachusetts and make public records more readily available if elected.

Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple has released a special tool that lets people remove the album from their collections.

Alibaba now plans to raise up to $25.03 billion in its upcoming IPO, making what was expected to be the biggest stock market debut even bigger.

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The highest court in Massachusetts has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at blocking Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers.

Radar technology used to protect military convoys can be adapted to help central Idaho drivers avoid collisions with deer and elk on State Highway 75, a company says.

Sometimes a woman can be hard to find — if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City.

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday.

Kansas City International Airport officials have heard the complaints from travelers about spotty Wi-Fi service and they say they are working to make it better.

A Charlotte software company that automates how companies pay their bills is being offered nearly $9 million if it adds 600 new jobs.

Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company.

When John Travolta shocked theater fans by mangling the pronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, one person saw a gift in the slip — Damian Bazadona.

Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.

One of the world's largest charities says it will begin accepting donations in the virtual currency bitcoin.

Cognizant will buy the health care software company TriZetto for $2.7 billion in cash.

A Singapore Coroner's Court has found that the American CEO of a virtual currency exchange committed suicide earlier this year in Singapore because of work and personal issues.

Danish TDC telecom group says it plans to acquire Norway's leading cable TV company Get AS, in a deal valued at 13.8 billion kroner ($2.2 billion).

The University of Central Oklahoma is offering students a new degree option in software engineering, making it the first program of its kind to be offered by a public university in the state.

The Rev. George W. Truett, the namesake of Baylor University's seminary, was known for being an eloquent preacher with a knack for using everyday events to make Scripture more relatable for his congregation.

The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family.



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