Fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies at 66

LONDON (AP) — Fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, creator of the exuberant, satirical "Discworld" series and author of more than 70 books, has died. He was 66.

  • Written by GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press

Fake IRS agents target more than 366,000 in huge tax scam

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail as part of a huge nationwide tax scam that has cost taxpayers $15.5 million.

  • Written by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Frustration pushes Utah toward renewed use of firing squads

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Randy Gardner still struggles four years later to talk about seeing his brother's bullet-ridden body at the mortuary after he was executed.

  • Written by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press

Google's safe browsing system targets 'unwanted software'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Get ready to see more red warning signs online as Google adds ammunition to its technological artillery for targeting devious schemes lurking on websites.

  • Written by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer