Defense: Georgia hot car death is dad's fault, but no crime

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man charged with killing his toddler son wept in court Tuesday as his attorney told a jury the child's death two years ago inside a hot SUV is certainly the father's fault, but he committed no crime.

  • Written by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

As demand for cars falters, auto prices are poised to fall

DETROIT (AP) — While the U.S. inched its way out of the Great Recession, consumers went car shopping in droves. As sales rebounded, the price of cars and trucks rose to record highs.

  • Written by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Man who had gun White House gate gets 8 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania man shot by the Secret Service at a White House gate earlier this year after he refused to drop a gun he was carrying has been sentenced to eight months confinement.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Weird science: 3 win Nobel for unusual states of matter

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three British-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discoveries about strange states of matter that could result in improved materials for electronics or quantum computers.

  • Written by KARL RITTER, Associated Press