CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests lung cancer isn't always as deadly as doctors once thought. The researchers say almost 1 in 5 lung cancers detected in screening scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems.
These aren't false-positive results that further testing shows not to be cancer. These were indeed cancerous tumors -- ones that cause no symptoms and were unlikely ever to become deadly.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — An attorney for a so-called "right-hand man" of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez wants more detail from Massachusetts prosecutors about the accessory to murder charge he faces.
Ernest Wallace's lawyers filed the request Monday in Fall River Superior Court ahead of a brief hearing.
Wallace has pleaded not guilty to accessory to murder after the fact and is being held on $500,000 cash bail. Hernandez has...
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — East Lansing police say at least 15 people were arrested during a rowdy celebration of Michigan State's victory over Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game.
The police department's weekend report says 12 people arrested were students and one was an alumnus. East Lansing police say there were at least 57 fires, especially in a neighborhood of apartments just off campus.
Police are offering up to $20,000 for tips that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten the technology industry's financial livelihood.
A coalition that includes Google, Apple, Yahoo, Facebook and Microsoft lashed out in an open letter printed Monday in major newspapers and a new website, http://reformgovernmentsurveillance.com .
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 27-year-old Southern California man who admitted hacking into hundreds of social media and email accounts to get women to pose naked for him has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.
The U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles says Karen "Gary" Kazaryan of Glendale was immediately taken into custody after his sentencing Monday.
In July, Kazaryan pleaded guilty to one count each of computer hacking and aggravated identity...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, the talk was all about computer code. About response times. About glitches and bugs.
People who didn't know a URL from an http were blithely expounding on software snags and web design, thanks to the clunky launch of healthcare.gov, the insurance marketplace for the government's big health care overhaul.
With the website improving and tech chatter settling down, the conversation about the Affordable Care Act, or "...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave," David O. Russell's con artist romp "American Hustle," Ryan Coogler's numbing "Fruitvale Station" and Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey "Gravity" round out the American Film Institute's top-10 movies of the year.
Also landing on the list, announced Monday: Paul Greengrass' Somali pirate drama "Captain Phillips"; Spike Jonze's futuristic computer love tale "Her"; Ethan and Joel Coen's folk scene-focused dark...