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  • Metal recycling firms burgeon in state, but regulators can't keep up

    Metal recycling firms burgeon in state, but regulators can't keep up
    The explosions came one after another, jolting a South Los Angeles neighborhood. "It felt like an earthquake, and then it was just raining fire," recalled Richard Gomez, who watched a metal recycling facility on Slauson Avenue erupt in flames one day...
  • L.A. coastal waters dramatically cleaner, study finds

     
    Metal contaminants in Southern California coastal waters have plummeted over the last four decades, according to a new study that attributes the cleaner water to 1970s environmental regulations. Water samples by USC researchers found a 100-fold drop in...
  • Arafat poisoned? Death inquiry opened in France

     
    Nearly eight years after the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, French prosecutors opened an inquiry Tuesday into his possible murder by poisoning....
  • Arafat's widow files lawsuit to press for probe into his death

     
    The widow of Yasser Arafat filed a lawsuit in France on Tuesday charging that the Palestinian leader was poisoned to death by an unknown person or persons labeled X, a move designed to press French officials to investigate....
  • China counters U.S., says exports limited to protect rare earths

     
    China says its prized rare earths, minerals needed to make smartphones, televisions and hybrid cars, are dwindling after decades of excessive mining. In a new government report that argues for continued controls, China argues the industry has been...
  • Iron Butterfly’s Lee Dorman died of natural causes, coroner says

     
    Iron Butterfly’s Lee Dorman died of natural causes, coroner says...
  • Antiquing for a wedding ring on Hawaii's Big Island

     Antiquing for a wedding ring on Hawaii's Big Island
    KEALAKEKUA, Hawaii — My husband, Eddie, was allergic to his wedding ring. I know that sounds like a bad opening to a novel, but aside from the traditional growing pains, we were solid. So instead of overanalyzing the fact that his skin became...
  • Price of gold surges on Fed stimulus hopes; is it headed for $2,000?

    Price of gold surges on Fed stimulus hopes; is it headed for $2,000?
    The spot price of gold lurched up Thursday as anticipation of new stimulus measures worldwide grew. The precious metal was up 1.9% to $1,669.10 an ounce, propelled in part by an unexpected rise in jobless claims that highlighted the job market's...
  • Car review: 2013 Ford Escape thwarted by high tech

    Car review: 2013 Ford Escape thwarted by high tech
    Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "To be simple is to be great." Memo to the minds behind Ford's 2013 Escape: Read more Emerson. At its core, this completely redesigned compact sport-utility vehicle is a great vehicle. It is comfortable, capable and not bad...
  • Beauty metals: The 24-karat spin

    Beauty metals: The 24-karat spin
    The holidays are the season of sparkle. And that goes for beauty treatments as well as for Christmas trees. Spas and beauty companies are capitalizing on the allure of jewels and precious metals, hoping to harness radiance and a feeling of indulgence by...
  • Ronnie James Dio dies at 67; legendary heavy metal singer

    Ronnie James Dio dies at 67; legendary heavy metal singer
    Ronnie James Dio, a legendary heavy metal singer who replaced Ozzy Osbourne in Black Sabbath and also was lead singer for the bands Rainbow and Dio, has died. He was 67. Dio died Sunday, according to a statement on his website by Wendy Dio, his wife...