Longtime Hollywood reporter Bob Thomas dead at 92

He was the institutional memory for the movies at The Associated Press and a passage for the world to a Hollywood both longed for and long gone.

Polls suggest 2013 wasn`t America`s best year

About half of Americans expect 2014 to be a better year than 2013, according to the recent AP-Times Square New Year`s Eve poll.

Former FBI agent pleads guilty in secrets leak case

A former FBI agent is pleading guilty to charges he leaked secrets to journalists about a failed terror plot in a case marked by the controversial seizure of reporters` phone records, US prosecutors has said.

Need balance between national security, media freedom: Obama

The Obama administration is in the middle of a controversy related to intrusion into the phone call records of reporters and editors of the Associated Press.

US Govt seizes telephone records of AP journalists

In what comes as a further constraint on freedom of the press, the US Government has secretly seized the telephone records of journalists of the Associated Press.

`Dozens` of layoffs at Associated Press: Guild

The US news agency the Associated Press (AP) laid off dozens of employees as part of a plan to reduce its global payroll by 10 percent this year, a union statement said.