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Firefox gets into the smartphone business

A new smartphone operating system is joining the fray.

Oil prices at 2013 high above $103 a barrel

Oil prices reached their highest point in more than a year Friday, driven by anxiety over a military coup in Egypt.

June jobs report: Hiring beats expectations

The job market made solid improvement last month, sending signals to markets that the Federal Reserve is on track to start pulling back on its stimulus program.

Rapper 50 Cent charged with violence against ex-girlfriend

Curtis Jackson -- known professionally as the rapper 50 Cent -- was accused by a prosecutor Wednesday of kicking a woman and ransacking her bedroom during an argument at her Los Angeles condo last month.

Virginia child killed by stray bullet during 4th of July celebration

A 7-year-old boy died Thursday night after he was shot in head by a stray bullet, Chesterfield Police said.

Mick Jagger's hair sells for $6,000

An envelope of Mick Jagger's "washed and trimmed" hair was snapped up for a sizeable sum at a recent auction.

Crews make major progress fighting deadly Arizona blaze, now 80% contained

Crews battling the Arizona wildfire that killed 19 firefighters made significant progress Thursday, moving within sight of fully corralling the blaze, authorities announced.

Chrysler recalls nearly half-million vehicles over head restraint issue

Chrysler took the preemptive step this week of recalling nearly half a million vehicles because of issues with the active head-restraint function found in several makes and models.

In Zimmerman's trial, it's a jury of millions

When the jury emerges from deliberations days or weeks from now to render its verdict in that Florida courtroom, when the family of Trayvon Martin leans forward in breathless anticipation and when George Zimmerman stands to hear his fate, you c

July 4 celebrations marred by fireworks disasters, fatal parade accidents

A spate of fireworks debacles and tragic parade accidents tempered Independence Day celebrations across the country.