Apple's new iDevices say: Small is beautiful, too

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — As it struggles to match the success of its big-screen iPhones, Apple is now contending that small can be beautiful, too.

  • Written by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

At least 31 dead in bombings of Brussels airport, metro

BRUSSELS (AP) — Bombs exploded at the Brussels airport and one of the city's metro stations Tuesday, killing at least 31 people and wounding dozens, as a European capital was again locked down amid heightened security threats. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks.

  • Written by LORNE COOK, Associated Press JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

Obama in Cuba: Historic Castro summit a key test for detente

HAVANA (AP) — Brushing past profound differences, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro will sit down Monday at Havana's Palace of the Revolution for a historic meeting, offering critical clues about whether the sharp U.S. U-turn in policy will be fully reciprocated.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press

Ex-State Dept worker to be sentenced for 'sextortion' scheme

ATLANTA (AP) — Sitting at a desk in the American embassy in London, a former U.S. State Department employee used his government-issued computer to prey on vulnerable young women and manipulate them into sharing nude photos, amassing thousands of images to make himself feel powerful, prosecutors said.

  • Written by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

In Mississippi, retiring officials can pocket campaign cash

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When former Mississippi Lt. Gov. Amy Tuck shut down her campaign committee in the closing days of 2013, she took a parting gift — the $158,342 remaining in the account.

  • Written by JEFF AMY, Associated Press