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UCLA denied the allegations made by Dr. Robert Pedowitz, above center, and officials said they found no wrongdoing by faculty and no evidence that patient care was jeopardized.

UC OKs paying surgeon $10 million in whistleblower-retaliation case

University of California regents agreed to pay $10 million to the former chairman of UCLA's orthopedic surgery department, who had alleged that the well-known medical school...

WASHINGTON — After more than four years and 20 rounds of negotiations, the world's biggest free-trade deal in a generation has come down in good...

Canadian company Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and activist investor Bill Ackman moved forward with their plans to acquire Botox maker...

WASHINGTON — Confronting a case that could reshape the television broadcast industry, Supreme Court justices sounded conflicted Tuesday over...

Two of Los Angeles' many Asian American banks ranked near the top of analysts' national lists of bank stocks that investors should buy, a signal of...

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Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

Going for laughs but devoted to accuracy, a TV satire gets high marks from Bay Area techie savants.

Simple Internet-connected devices can end up in complex online crimes

Simple Internet-connected devices can end up in complex online crimes

Routers, computers, TVs, even refrigerators are being commandeered by hackers to steal, send spam or help shut down networks.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1927-2014

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1927-2014

No literary experience is rarer than reading a book that changes the way you see the world. "War and Peace" will change the way you look at the...

Cheerios maker gets bowled over

Cheerios maker gets bowled over

General Mills, maker of Cheerios and Wheaties, thinks it deserves credit for reversing itself after quietly trying to strip customers of their...

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Who wins, who loses, why it matters

With President Obama set to arrive Wednesday in Tokyo for a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, thorny issues in the Trans-Pacific...

Suit alleges shoe boxes contain ingredient in rat repellent

Suit alleges shoe boxes contain ingredient in rat repellent

A major manufacturer of anti-fungal products has filed suit in Los Angeles against a competitor, contending that hundreds of thousands of...

Stocks close higher as more earnings roll in

Stocks close higher as more earnings roll in

The stock market is notching its sixth gain in a row as more U.S. companies report solid earnings.

Amgen revenue misses analyst estimates

Amgen Inc., the world's largest biotechnology company by sales, reported first-quarter revenue below analysts' estimates on lower-than-...

Lockheed profit surges 23%, beats estimates

Lockheed Martin Corp., the U.S. government's top contractor, said its first-quarter profit jumped 23 percent, topping analysts' estimates...

Comcast profit surges on upbeat NBC results

Comcast Corp. said Tuesday that its first-quarter net income rose by 30 percent as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the...

Novartis to buy GlaxoSmithKline cancer unit for up to $16 billion

Novartis to buy GlaxoSmithKline cancer unit for up to $16 billion

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG announced a series of multibillion-dollar deals Tuesday with other major pharmaceutical companies...

Aereo fights for future before the Supreme Court

Aereo fights for future before the Supreme Court

It is about the size of a dime and light as a feather.

 Ackman, Valeant partner in bid to buy Botox maker Allergan

Ackman, Valeant partner in bid to buy Botox maker Allergan

Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with a Canadian pharmaceutical company in an effort to buy Allergan Inc., the Irvine company...

Supreme Court seems inclined to bolster truth-in-labeling laws

Supreme Court seems inclined to bolster truth-in-labeling laws

WASHINGTON — In a case that could strengthen truth-in-labeling laws, Supreme Court justices on Monday voiced deep skepticism about...

Anthem Blue Cross signs up the most Californians under health law

Anthem Blue Cross signs up the most Californians under health law

With open enrollment for Obamacare wrapped up, insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross stayed ahead of the pack in California sign-ups and widened...

Ford to announce CEO Mulally's retirement plan and name his successor

Ford to announce CEO Mulally's retirement plan and name his successor

Ford Motor Co. will soon name Mark Fields its next chief executive and reveal when current CEO Alan Mulally will retire from the company...

Stocks log longest winning streak in six months

Stocks log longest winning streak in six months

The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began.

 Moving in with parents becomes more common for the middle-aged

Moving in with parents becomes more common for the middle-aged

Debbie Rohr lives with her husband and twin teenage sons in a well-tended three-bedroom home in Salinas.

NuVasive poised for vigorous growth

NuVasive poised for vigorous growth

Former professional basketball star Bill Walton's back and leg pain was once so severe that he considered suicide. Nothing worked until he...

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