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Open Sesame: The Origin of Alibaba's Name

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:15pm
Alibaba, which is expected to go public tomorrow in the biggest initial public offering ever, is a giant tech firm that remains a giant mystery to many Americans. The e-commerce has a number of websites and businesses all under the name Alibaba Group. Why did founder and executive chairman Jack Ma choose to call his company Alibaba?

Alanis Morissette Lightens Up, Goes Blonde

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:14pm
Singer lightened her hair after revealing she's recovering from PTSD.

How to Wipe Your Old iPhone

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:58am
Follow these steps if you're planning on selling or trading your old iPhone.

Leading Bahrain Activist Released From Jail

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:54am
Leading Bahrain activist released from jail, but still faces travel ban

Outrage Over Guardrail Crashes Tied to Lost Limbs, Deaths

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:53am
Faced with widespread news reports of lost limbs and painful deaths tied to highway guardrails that have pierced vehicles, federal officials are backing a nationwide study of whether guardrails are as safe in reality as they appear to be in crash tests.

10 Things to See: A Week of Top AP Photos

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:51am
10 Things to See: A gallery of lasting moments chosen by our editors

New 'NCIS' Spinoff Sets up Shop in New Orleans

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:47am
'NCIS: New Orleans' takes hit CBS TV franchise to Big Easy; on location with flair, humidity

Police Report Details Dwyer Abuse Allegations

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:46am
Police say Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife after she refused sexual advances

Ukraine Reports Sporadic Violations of Cease-Fire

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:14am
East Ukraine cease-fire appears to largely hold despite sporadic violations

Photos: Trail of Devastation in Los Cabos After Hurricane Odile

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:06am
Hotels and businesses were damaged by Hurricane Odile.

Australia Raids Thwarted ISIS Beheading Plot

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:54am
15 detained, properties raided after intelligence indicated a planned attack.

Texas Executes Woman for Starvation of Boy, 9

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:45am
Texas executes woman for 2004 torture, starvation death of girlfriend's 9-year-old son

Darrell Hammond Will Be the New 'Saturday Night Live' Announcer

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:42am
The comedian will replace Don Pardo, who died last month.

Photos: Inside L.A.'s Exclusive Magic Castle

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:39am
Before aspiring magicians become the next Houdini or Copperfield, they hone their craft at the Magic Castle Hotel and Club in Los Angeles.

Apple iOS 8 to Keep Data Private, Even From Police

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:11am
Morning Money Memo??? Apple is taking a tough new line on the security of its mobile devices, saying its new iOS 8 operating system will keep data private, even from police. The engineering of the new system, says Apple, makes it impossible for the company...

Photos: Baby Sister Baboons Play Peekaboo

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:07am
Absolutely adorable baby animals!

Pregnant Duchess Kate Cancels Solo Tour of Malta

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:58am
The pregnant Duchess follows doctor's orders canceling her first official solo trip to Malta, while prince harry celebrates a big milestone.

'Three Cups of Tea' Author Plans Reluctant Return

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:51am
'Three Cups of Tea' author Greg Mortenson plans reluctant return to public view

4 Mexican Fishermen Rescued After Boat Sinks

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:51am
4 Mexican fishermen rescued when boat sinks in Gulf of Mexico off South Padre Island

Amnesty: Nigerian Police Routinely Use Torture

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:51am
Nigeria's police, military routinely torture detainees: Amnesty International