| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:26 AM
The Chinese government Wednesday issued what it said were record-high fines totaling $108 million in connection with the scandal-ridden baby formula industry.
Five foreign companies were fined -- Mead Johnson, Dumex, Abbott Laboratories, Royal...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:48 AM
CAIRO – Koran verses gave way to political epithets as Islamists rose from morning prayers on Thursday to celebrate the Eid feast before gathering banners and marching in another day of rallies against Egypt’s military-backed government....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Rihanna's latest collection for River Island, to be available in stores and online Sept. 12, is notable for things like crop tops made of mesh and camouflage print fabric and onesies. "I literally designed everything I wanted to wear," the singer says...
| Aug 14, 2013
The best illustration of the virtues of deregulation may be the U.S. airline industry, which Congress liberated from most nonsafety-related rules in 1978. The cost of flying plummeted as a host of new players entered the business to compete with the major...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Four months after a state appellate panel voided grand jury indictments against Irwindale officials connected to the alleged misappropriation of nearly $200,000 on lavish trips to New York, Los Angeles County prosecutors on Wednesday refiled the charges....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:49 PM
EASTHAM, Mass. -- While the trial of Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger showed that he committed horrific crimes, testimony from witnesses also revealed a stunning degree of corruption in the U.S. Department of Justice that enabled the man who was...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Suppose, for the purpose of argument, that by the time you read this Time Warner Cable and CBS have settled their schoolyard dispute over transmission fees, and your CBS and Showtime shows are available again on your Time Warner cable box.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors are slated to appoint a new acting head in the assessor’s office, which has been rocked by allegations that Assessor John Noguez and others traded bribes for lower property tax bills.
Noguez, who was elected assessor...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Like a lot of Time Warner Cable subscribers, Ruben is pretty cheesed about the ongoing spat with CBS over how much money should be changing hands between the two media giants.
He's wondering: Can't we just sue Time Warner for breach of contract?
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:18 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Sandra Avila Beltran, the so-called Queen of the Pacific, arrived in Mexico City on Tuesday, transported from the United States after serving time there for drug trafficking. She was being dispatched to another jail in central Mexico,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:26 AM
After the coffee. Before cleaning my desk off for vacation.
The Skinny: Either I'm starting to lose it, or my digital video recorder has stopped listening to me. It was supposed to record the Fox Sports 1 show "Crowd Goes Wild" and "Breaking Bad" and,...