| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:02 PM
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....
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:35 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"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,"...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:28 AM
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...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:40 PM
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....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:05 AM
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...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:25 PM
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...