| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:22 PM
A massive experimental airship briefly lumbered into the skies in front of the former military base in Tustin, where shifting winds kept it from making its first untethered flight.
The 266-foot-long Aeroscraft was built by Worldwide Aeros Corp. with...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Nothing like a little -- make that lots of -- nude cavorting on heavy construction equipment to catch viewers’ attention, which Miley Cyrus did in record numbers upon Monday’s premiere of the music video for her single “Wrecking Ball.&...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Neighbors of a Compton-area auto mechanic's shop that caught fire early Monday described a heart-wrenching scene of a young girl screaming and crying in the streets as she tried to get back into the burning building to save her family.
| Sep 8, 2013
Re "Bridge repair funds come up short," Sept. 4
While The Times does a great job of capturing the daunting funding shortfalls facing our nation's infrastructure, some of the alarmist rhetoric is wholly misinformed. Yes, our nation's infrastructure is in...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Summer’s here, bringing climbing temperatures, rising humidity in some areas and the renewed threat from killer bees.
So far this season a colony of 100,000 Africanized honeybees have taken up residence in a Houston home and a similar sized...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operates 40 cable cars. They roll on three lines — Powell-Hyde, Powell-Mason and California Street — that together cover 8.8 miles. They top out at 9.5 mph and board about 19,000 passengers a...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:28 PM
CAIRO – As the Muslim Brotherhood reeled from the deaths of dozens of supporters Monday, many of its opponents voiced skepticism of the Islamists' claims that Egyptian soldiers fired on peaceful demonstrators while they were saying the dawn prayer....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:45 PM
BEIJING – Life expectancy is 5.5 years lower in northern China than in the south because of heavy air pollution, a study examining 20 years of data concludes.
The research -- published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Fullscreen, a digital media company that has built one of the largest network of channels on YouTube, has closed a round of Series A funding with backing from heavy hitters in the traditional entertainment world — the Chernin Group, Comcast Ventures...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:47 PM
PRESCOTT, ARIZ. -- In the business of firefighting, they're known as "hotshots." Grateful residents here remember them as a rambunctious but respectful bunch: pranksters, sometimes, but dedicated and energetic professionals.
Their boss, Prescott Fire...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Look for very hot weather late this week, the National Weather Service said Monday.
With a large ridge of high pressure expanding over the Los Angeles area, inland regions may see record-breaking heat, agency forecasters said.