Matt O'Brien, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 9:04am
The clash this year over the future of iRobot pitted visionary robotics against the retail success of the company's Roombas, the circular-shaped domestic helpers that have cleaned millions of living rooms around the world.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 8:30am
U.S. stocks are slightly lower Wednesday morning as energy companies and makers of chemicals and other materials take the biggest losses. A survey of private employers showed that hiring continued at a solid pace in August, but stocks are wrapping up a quiet month.
Mauricio Savarese and Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 6:50am
Senators debated the fate of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff into the wee hours of Wednesday ahead of a planned vote later in the day on whether to remove Rousseff permanently as leader of Latin America's most populous country.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 6:10am
Frustrated relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine are appealing to the EU's top diplomat to put pressure on Russia, Ukraine and the United States to hand over intelligence and radar data to investigators.
A United Airlines flight bound for London made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport in Ireland on Wednesday after severe turbulence that left 12 passengers needing hospital treatment, officials said.