BOSTON, September 8, 2009, Associated Press — Tufts University's School of Engineering has received a $40 million gift from Bernard Gordon, a prominent inventor and founder of Analogic Corp.
WASHINGTON, September 5, 2009, Associated Press — Wayne Clough pulls a thumb-sized computer flash drive from his pocket and marvels at how many of the Smithsonian Institution's millions of objects can be captured on it.
NEW YORK, September 2, 2009, The Associated Press — The calls come in nearly every day.
JACKSON, Wyo., August 21, 2009, Associated Press — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday offered his most optimistic outlook since the financial crisis struck, saying the economy is on the verge of growing again.
LOS ANGELES, August 6, 2009, Associated Press — Want to lounge in a wicker chair from Barbra Streisand's sunroom? Perhaps wear one of her designer dresses or tinkle the keys of her baby grand piano?
LONDON, July 31, 2009, Associated Press — A new album coming out of Abbey Road studios may be a first: it features the pope praying as well as singing.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala., July 10, 2009, Associated Press — The University of Alabama's seven-year fundraising campaign has ended after taking in more than $612 million, which surpasses its original goal.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Associated Press — The Penn State Nittany Lions' workout schedule Friday includes lifting weights and pull-ups, followed by an odd assortment of drills like pulling sleds and pushing around giant tractor-trailer tires in front of hundreds of fans.
BRUSSELS, July 10, 2009, Associated Press — The European Union said Friday that it was the world's biggest aid donor last year, spending euro12 billion ($16.7 billion) on poorer nations - or about 60 percent of all global aid.
OMAHA, Neb., Associated Press — A Canadian investment firm paid $1.68 million in last month's charity auction to win lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett.