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“Stella” is first solar-powered family car, will race in World Solar Challenge

Students at the Eindhoven University of Technology have developed a solar-powered car they call “Stella,” which is claimed to be the first-ever …

Clean Energy

2014 Saleen 351 enters production: 700HP and orange all over

We’ve seen many great cars come out of Saleen’s factory in Corona, California, but none may be better than the car company’s most recent project. The …

European watchdogs order Google to rewrite privacy policy or face legal action

Privacy watchdogs in the UK, Germany and Italy have told Google to rewrite its privacy policy in Europe or face legal sanctions, 15 months after the …

Apple Paid No UK Corporate Taxes In 2012: Report

Despite making millions in profit in Britain, Apple paid no corporate taxes to the U.K. last year, according to company filings cited by various news outlets.<p>The tech giant logged a pre-tax profit of 68 million pounds -- or more than $103 million -- from its main U.K. subsidiaries last year, the …

John Kerry Was 'Briefly On His Boat' During Egypt Conflict: State Dept.

Boatloads of speculation surrounding John Kerry's Wednesday schedule have come to a head.<p>The State Department confirmed Friday that Kerry did spend part of the day on his boat while violence waged on in Egypt and President Mohamed Morsi was ousted.<p>“While he was briefly on his boat on Wednesday, …

Associated Press News

Snowden's nightmare comes true

Edward Snowden’s nightmare may be coming true.<p>Not exile; not the danger of imprisonment or prosecution; and not his newfound association with dictators, lawyers and impresarios.<p>Snowden’s worst fear, by his own account, was that “nothing will change.”<p>“People will see in the media all these …

Federal Poverty Line Doesn't Adequately Reflect Cost Of Living In America, Analysis Finds

Just because the government doesn't define you as poor, doesn't mean you have enough money to live.<p>The federal poverty line for a family of four was $23,283 last year, nearly one-quarter of what it takes to live in New York City and slightly more than one-third of what it takes to live in St. …

After A Rapid Rise, A Challenge To Political Islam

The Arab uprisings of 2011 produced a clear set of winners — the Islamist parties that were well-organized and prepared to swiftly fill the political vacuum left by toppled autocrats.<p>But the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood now points to the possibility of a …

Associated Press News

Italian 'top mafia boss' caught in Colombia

<b>Colombian police say they have caught the alleged boss of Italy's Calabrian mafia, who they described as Europe's most wanted drugs trafficker.</b><p>Roberto Pannunzi was detained in a shopping centre in the capital, Bogota, authorities said.<p>He had been on the run since 2010, when he fled from a clinic in …

Crime

US request for extradition of Edward Snowden - full text

A copy of the request sent to Venezuela to extradite the NSA whistleblower to the US should he arrive in the South American country

Mali lifts state of emergency

Mali has lifted a five-month-old state of emergency, on the eve of the start of a presidential election campaign for July 28 polls in the troubled west African nation, the security ministry said.<p>The state of emergency was put in place on January 12, a day after France launched a surprise …

Court rejects request for Michigan right-to-work opinion

Michigan's Supreme Court decided not to give the state's governor a quick answer on the constitutionality of the state's new anti-union law.<p>LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Supreme Court has denied the governor's request for an advisory opinion on whether a controversial right-to-work law the …

International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

China needs to fix trade practices, according to White House<p>Video shows rhinoceros ramming car in safari park<p>Pakistan's new prime minister faces …

North Korea

With Bullets Scarce, More Shooters Make Their Own

Gun stores around the country have had difficulty keeping up with demand for ammunition in recent months. Fears of government tightening of gun and ammunition controls have meant that retailers, from Wal-Mart to mom-and-pop gun shops, haven't been able to keep bullets on the shelves.<p>Cliff Poser's …

Kaesong talks: North and South Korea reach agreement

<b>Officials from North and South Korea have agreed in principle to reopen the Kaesong industrial complex.</b><p>The deal, which includes facilities inspections, was reached after marathon talks held at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone.<p>Work at the factory park was halted in April amid …