David Reza

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First lady visits St. Jude's

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — First lady Michelle Obama visited with young patients at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis on Wednesday, telling them she was inspired by their focus and courage as they battle life-threatening diseases.<p>Mrs. Obama was making her first visit to St. Jude as first lady, …

Obama vows to avoid combat troops

President Barack Obama on Wednesday renewed his pledge not to send American troops into combat on the ground in Iraq, one day after his top military adviser opened the door to U.S. advisers accompanying Iraqi troops into complex fights there.<p>“As your commander in chief, I will not commit you and …

Weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California

A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon to the drought-stricken region.<p>Mexico's government said army and commercial planes would be sent to La Paz …

Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A man with a lengthy criminal history has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has …

PrecisionHawk raises $10M for its land-surveying drones

Drones. Box’s Aaron Levie likes them, Amazon and Google want to use them to deliver stuff, they’ve creeped up on national soccer teams during their World Cup practices…. The list goes on.<p>There’s no denying they can be useful, and companies in the agriculture, insurance, and environmental protection …

Apple offers mixed signals on whether police can access your passcode-protected data

iOS 8 brings more encryption, but does it completely shut out police?<p>Last night Apple made a huge privacy-focused publicity blitz, led by a letter to the public written by CEO Tim Cook. The message was clear: Apple cares about keeping your data secure. But there's something a bit confusing about …

Police: Cardinals' Jonathan Dwyer head-butted wife, struck son

PHOENIX — Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer broke his wife's nose when he head-butted her in the face after she bit his lip to stop his unwanted sexual advances during a July domestic dispute, police say.<p>Dwyer, 25, was arrested Wednesday at the team's training facility in Tempe before practice. …

Volvo XC90 R-Design adds a dash of sport

The 2015 Volvo XC90 is a huge leap forward for the Swedish automaker as its first all-new model since leaving Ford ownership. There's a lot riding on the crossover's success, too, because its platform is supposed to underpin Volvo vehicles for years to come. The latest move for the new CUV is …