US Stocks Inch Higher as Banks Rise and Drugmakers Fall
US stocks inch higher as solid earnings and rising bond yields help send banks higher, but utility and real estate companies fall
Northern California Cleaning Up After Strongest Earthquake in 25 Years
Earthquake Injured More Than 100 People, Buckled Roads and Damaged Buildings
State of Emergency After Northern California Shaken by Biggest Earthquake in 25 Years
Northern California was shaken awake this morning by its strongest earthquake in 25 years, a jolt that damaged historic buildings and hurt dozens of people, including a young child critically injured by a crumbling fireplace. California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency after the South
This Is What Northern California Looks Like After Earthquake
Residents of northern California woke up to cracked streets, homes on fire and crumbled buildings after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the area about 3:20 a.m. local time early Sunday morning. The earthquake's epicenter was located about six miles south-southwest of Napa and 51 miles west-southwest
Clint Eastwood's Quick Action Saves Life
Popular Hollywood actor makes one man's day by saving him from choking on a chunk of cheese.
West Virginia Chemical Spill: Water Is Now Safe to Drink
After five days forsaking showers and brushing their teeth with bottled water, an estimated 300,000 residents around Charleston, W.V., will once again have access to safe tap water. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said today a "do not use" order is being lifted in zones after extensive testing deemed the
Erin Brockovich Leads Fight Against Birth Control Procedure Essure
A popular and permanent form of birth control that hundreds of women say is causing severe adverse reactions has now become the latest cause of famed consumer advocate Erin Brockovich, who has launched a grassroots campaign against the procedure. Brockovich, who in 1993 led a multimillion-dollar
Demolition Spectators Injured by Flying Shrapnel
Implosion at a California power plant partially amputated one man's leg and injured several others.
May 8, 1996: PG &E Investigation
This story who has never heard before a story about family and neighbors the country's largest public utility and broken trust. For years of serene desert town in Southern California parents unknowingly expose their children to a poison. A few people the giant utility knew it was there but did
Oscar Theory #9: Play A Real Person, Win A Statue
T-minus 18 days until the Oscars and, of course, we are all starting to place bets on who we think will walk away with little golden men this year. Luckily, the Academy has proven itself to be pretty darn predictable over the years. If you're America's Sweetheart , you'll probably win Best Actress.