• 1930s electricity coops takes Internet initiative

    DENVER (AP) — When sisters Caroline Clark and Dianne Rissman set up their quilt shop in the house on their family farm in Iowa 2004, vendors they would call about fabric or thread would helpfully tell them it would be easier to order on line.

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  • A woman takes a selfie in front of the LED lights roses at the “Light Rose Garden” in Hong Kong, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. “Light Rose Garden" is originated from South Korea, an art installation project featuring 25,000 white roses made of LED lights for Valentine’s Day. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    Hong Kong hosts Valentine’s Day with 25,000 LED roses

    HONG KONG (AP) — It’s like a romantic scene out of one of South Korea’s sappy soap dramas — tens of thousands of illuminated roses forming an impressive backdrop for the lead actor and actress to declare their love for each other.

  • In this Nov. 20, 2014 file photo, Senate Commerce Committee member Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. holds an example of the defective airbag made by Takata of Japan that has been linked to multiple deaths and injuries in cars driven in the U.S. during the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. According to documents posted Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website, Volkswagen resisted U.S. government efforts to recall more cars and trucks to fix potentially deadly Takata air bags — telling safety regulators that a recall isn't necessary. But the German automaker, already in hot water with the government for cheating on U.S. pollution tests, eventually agreed to the recall. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Documents show Volkswagen resisted Takata air bag recall

    DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen resisted U.S. government efforts to recall more cars and trucks to fix potentially deadly Takata air bags — telling safety regulators that a recall isn’t necessary.

  • A visitor takes a picture with a phone of Gustave Courbet's 1866 "The Origin of the World," painting which depicts female genitalia at Musee d'Orsay museum, in Paris, France, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016.  Facebook lost a crucial legal battle Friday as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of Courbet's famous 19th-century nude painting.  (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Court: Facebook can be sued in France in nude painting case

    PARIS (AP) — Facebook lost a crucial legal battle Friday as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of a famous 19th-century nude painting.

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se arrive for a meeting in Munich, Germany, prior to the start of the Munich Security Conference, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

    Seoul, US to open talks on missile defense aimed at N. Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States temporarily deployed an additional Patriot missile battery in South Korea in response to North Korea’s nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch, ahead of talks next week to set up an even more sophisticated U.S. missile defense in a move that has worried China and Russia.

  • Campaign signs get new life to help people with disabilities

    DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The oversized Carly Fiorina campaign signs along New Hampshire’s Route 4 weren’t enough to keep the Republican presidential hopeful’s campaign alive past Tuesday’s primary, but they could end up helping people with disabilities live their lives more independently.

  • Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is interviewed in San Francisco, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Wozniak is helping to create the inaugural Silicon Valley Comic Con, which will be held from March 18-20, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier ‘Comic Con’

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to Silicon Valley.

  • Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is interviewed in San Francisco, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Wozniak is helping to create the inaugural Silicon Valley Comic Con, which will be held from March 18-20, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier ‘Comic Con’

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to Silicon Valley.

  • This May 13, 2015, file photo, shows Google's new self-driving car during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. The federal government's highway safety agency agrees with Google: Computers that will control the cars of the future can be considered their driver. The redefinition of "driver" is an important break for Google. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

    Computer as driver? ‘Yes’ from feds boosts self-driving cars

    DETROIT (AP) — Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government’s highway safety agency has decided.

  • This Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, file photo, shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen, in New York. Twitter is tweaking its timeline. The social media site will let people turn on a setting that lets popular tweets related to people you follow show up first in your timeline. It's part of the microblogging service's attempt to make its service more accessible to new users. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Twitter tweaks its timeline in pursuit of more users

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users’ timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service.