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Mercedes-Benz debuts concept driverless car of future at CES

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The car of the future according to Mercedes-Benz is one that drives itself, has seats inside that swivel to face each other and features a computerized brain that can watch a pedestrian walk by and even offer a digital projection of a crosswalk to help the person cross the road.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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Global stocks fall for second day amid oil, Greece worries

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks sank Tuesday for a second day as slumping oil prices and concern Greece might leave the European currency union fueled unease about the global growth outlook.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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TV makers design for streaming video to stay relevant

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Does anyone just watch TV anymore? The dramatic shift toward online and mobile viewing is driving television set makers to design as much for streaming video as for watching broadcast or cable channels.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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Gadget Show: TV channels delivered by Internet, new TV sets

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the biggest changes in television this year will be more channels being available online with no separate cable or satellite subscription. But for would-be cord-cutters, watching sports has been the Holy Grail. Until now — Dish Network Corp. on Monday unveiled an Internet-only subscription offering that includes ESPN.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 January 2015

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Carmakers finish strong in 2014; are even better days ahead?

DETROIT (AP) — Buoyed by a resurgent economy, holiday sales, cheap gasoline and a love affair with pickup trucks, Americans headed to car dealers in droves last month, pushing full-year sales to what's likely to be the highest level since 2006.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 January 2015

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The price of US oil dips briefly below $50

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil plunged again Monday and briefly dipped below $50 a barrel for the first time in more than five years as evidence mounted that the world will be oversupplied with oil this year.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 January 2015

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5 things to know: GOP in charge, Congress to challenge Obama

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Congress convenes Tuesday with Republicans in control of the House and Senate as a formidable counterpoint to President Barack Obama in his final two years in office.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 January 2015

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Video of ambush on Pa. troopers played at suspect's hearing

 

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The ambush on a northeastern Pennsylvania state police barracks played out Monday on a courtroom screen: a mortally wounded trooper crumbling to the ground; a bullet striking a comrade kneeling by his side; and the comrade, his legs immobilized by the gunfire, crawling into the lobby on his stomach.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 January 2015

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