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  • Paint firms liable for exposure

    A Northern California judge Monday found three paint companies liable for exposing children to a known poison and ordered them to pay $1.1 billion into a fund to remove lead from inside California homes. Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge James P....
  • Consumer bureau headquarters renovation plan gets GOP flak

    Consumer bureau headquarters renovation plan gets GOP flak
    WASHINGTON — As they prepared to launch the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in early 2011, Obama administration officials settled on its permanent headquarters: a vacant government building a block away from the White House. They planned to...
  • 'Rebel' becomes a cause célèbre

    'Rebel' becomes a cause célèbre
    "I'll never forget it," Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese ("The Departed") says of the first time he saw Nicholas Ray's searing teen angst drama "Rebel Without a Cause," starring James Dean as the troubled Jim Stark. "Rebel Without a Cause,"...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Recovery, stuggles continue one year later

    Superstorm Sandy: Recovery, stuggles continue one year later
    Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
  • Capitol dome to be restored; effect on visitors seen as minimal

    Capitol dome to be restored; effect on visitors seen as minimal
    WASHINGTON — Visitors to Washington have seen the iconic Washington Monument don a blanket of scaffolding while it undergoes repairs from an earthquake. Soon they will see a similar look at the opposite end of the National Mall. For about two...
  • U.S. Capitol dome set for first renovations in more than 50 years

    U.S. Capitol dome set for first renovations in more than 50 years
    WASHINGTON -- Visitors to Washington have seen the iconic Washington Monument don a blanket of scaffolding while it undergoes repairs from an earthquake. Soon they will see a similar look at the opposite end of the National Mall. For about two years the...
  • LACMA to present restoration premiere of 'Rebel Without a Cause'

    LACMA to present restoration premiere of 'Rebel Without a Cause'
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will unveil a new restoration of Nicholas Ray's seminal 1955 teen drama "Rebel Without a Cause" Nov. 1 at the Leo S. Bing Theater. The 4k digital restoration of the classic starring James Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal...
  • Illinois town hopes its 'Eternal Indian' just lasts until spring

    Illinois town hopes its 'Eternal Indian' just lasts until spring
    The slightly mournful face of what some might consider Illinois' Statue of Liberty has weathered its 102 years remarkably well. It's a focal point of the Eternal Indian, a 50-foot statue that towers over the Rock River about 100 miles west of Chicago....
  • Short film meant to accompany 'Empire Strikes Back' makes a comeback

    Short film meant to accompany 'Empire Strikes Back' makes a comeback
    For decades it was a missing relic of the "Star Wars" era: an Arthurian tale about a knight returning from the crusades who is transported to a mystical realm where he must rescue a princess. Called "Black Angel," the 25-minute movie was written,...
  • Against the odds, some Syrians rebuild amid the ruins

    Against the odds, some Syrians rebuild amid the ruins
    ALEPPO, Syria — Bakri Sino spends his days combing through the rubble of a Scud attack, putting aside reusable blocks of concrete, twisted metal rods and still-intact doors. On one of the few walls left standing, someone has spray-painted, "Now...
  • Steppingstones from Crystal Cathedral's Walk of Faith being removed

    Steppingstones from Crystal Cathedral's Walk of Faith being removed
    Nothing lasts forever, Omar Chatty knows that much. Even so, when he heard that the hundreds of religious steppingstones at the former Crystal Cathedral were being removed, the 62-year-old San Jose man was caught off guard. He bought his in 2006 for...