| 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.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:10 AM
With the Supreme Court handing down a tentative decision on affirmative action Monday, many colleges nationwide may look to California, where voters banned racial preferences in 1996.
The 7-1 decision, joined by both conservatives and liberals, tells...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:03 PM
The crane operator accused of being high while demolishing a Philadelphia building, which then collapsed and killed six people, was denied bail Sunday.
Sean Benschop, 42, is expected to face six counts of involuntary manslaughter, 13 counts of...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:43 PM
A fire destroyed a Burbank carpet and flooring company Monday, burning for more than two hours before it was extinguished, authorities said.
The four-alarm blaze at Beauty-Kiss Floor & Window Coverings was reported around 10:15 a.m., said Burbank Fire...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) paid a surprise visit to Syria on Monday and spoke with rebel leaders allied with the Free Syrian Army about the ongoing conflict with forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad.
McCain’s office confirmed his visit...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A letter sent by a Southern California Edison executive in 2004 shows the company was concerned about the possibility of design flaws in replacement steam generators manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries that could lead to the type of "disastrous"...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Facebook and Waze have reportedly ended talks on a possible $1-billion acquisition of the mapping start-up by the social-networking giant.
Negotiations on a deal dissolved after the companies couldn't agree on whether the Waze team, which is based in...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Torrance firefighters responded to "heavy flaring" at an ExxonMobil refinery that officials said was prompted by a brief power outage Thursday morning.
Crews arrived at the refinery about 9:20 a.m. after a mylar balloon hit equipment at a nearby...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It didn't have to be like this. In the age of green screens and VFX houses, filmmakers responsible for the sixth installment of the "Fast & Furious" franchise didn't have to actually destroy hundreds of cars.
They didn't have to run over a custom 1969...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:44 AM
NEW DELHI, India — The Bangladesh army announced Monday it would end its search for bodies in the rubble of a garment factory complex that collapsed nearly three weeks ago in a suburb of the capital, Dhaka.
Saying they believe they have found...