The maker of one of the Internet's most popular browsers is taking on one of the world's best-known purveyors of surveillance software, accusing a British company of hijacking the Mozilla brand to camouflage its espionage products.
As Jodi Arias' trial wraps up this week after four months of testimony, her fate rests in part on the testimony of expert witnesses who have offered up one clinical diagnosis after another for the small-town waitress and aspiring photographer from California to explain why she killed her lover five years ago.
Economists say the European Central Bank could cut interest rates as soon as Thursday because of fears that the euro area's economy isn't recovering - even though top bank officials themselves caution that a cut won't do much good.
The first gay couple granted a civil union in Colorado said their vows before hundreds of people early Wednesday morning at a downtown Denver municipal building, where eager couples and members of the public gathered to celebrate the first legal unions.
When poison-laced letters were sent to President Barack Obama and two other officials, it didn't take long to track down a suspect based on a phrase in one of the letters often used by a 45-year-old Elvis impersonator named Kevin Curtis: "I am KC and I approve this message."
It was hailed as a giant step forward for racial integration in a country that has long been ill at ease with its growing immigrant classes. But Cecile Kyenge's appointment as Italy's first black cabinet minister has instead exposed the nation's ugly race problem, a blight that flares regularly on the football pitch with racist taunts and in the diatribes of xenophobic politicians - but has now raised its head at the center of political life.