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Google invests in Glass chipmaker Himax

Updated: 07/22/2013 - Google Inc. is investing in a Taiwanese microchip maker that makes chips used in its Google Glass, the eyeglass-enabled devices it is testing that can shoot photos and video and access the Internet.

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Toll from China quake hits 94, with 1,000 injured

Updated: 07/23/2013 - A strong, shallow earthquake struck a dry, hilly farming area in western China early Monday, killing at least 75 people, injuring more than 400, and destroying thousands of homes, state media and the local government said.

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Despite outcry, stand-ground law repeals unlikely

Posted: 07/21/2013 - Despite an outcry from civil rights groups and a call for examination by the president, the jury's verdict that George Zimmerman justifiably shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin is unlikely to spur change to stand-your-ground self-defense laws.

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Wet wires resulting in fake 911 calls

Posted: 07/21/2013 - Dispatchers in western Kentucky must send a law enforcement officer to every 911 call received from a landline telephone, even when there's no sound from a caller on the other end.

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Ohio zoo tries to mate rhino siblings

Posted: 07/21/2013 - With the survival of a species on the line, Cincinnati Zoo scientists are hoping to mate their lone female Sumatran rhino with her little brother.

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Philippe becomes king of Belgium

Posted: 07/21/2013 - King Philippe I became Belgium's seventh monarch during a national holiday on Sunday after his father Albert abdicated as the head of this fractured nation.

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Pope prays for World Youth Day

Updated: 07/21/2013 - Pope Francis thanked pilgrims in St. Peter's Square for their good wishes for his impending journey to Brazil for World Youth Day.

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Froome effectively wins Tour de France

Posted: 07/20/2013 - Chris Froome has effectively wrapped up a Tour de France victory, putting himself in position to become Britain's second successive champion after Bradley Wiggins.

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Police: Toxic levels of pesticide in kids' lunch

Posted: 07/20/2013 - Police say samples of cooking oil and leftover food taken from an Indian school where 23 children died after eating lunch this past week were contaminated with "very toxic" levels of an agricultural pesticide.

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5 things to know about Helen Thomas

Updated: 07/20/2013 - Here are five things to know about Helen Thomas, the groundbreaking White House correspondent, who died Saturday at age 92.

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A year after shootings, Colorado looks for healing

Posted: 07/20/2013 - Several dozen people commemorating last year's deadly movie theater shooting in Colorado held a moment of silence for those killed and wounded in the July 20, 2012, massacre.

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