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  • Amgen's 4th-quarter profit leaps 30% on higher sales

    Amgen's 4th-quarter profit leaps 30% on higher sales
    Amgen Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit jumped 30% because of higher sales for nearly all its drugs, an acquisition and a tax benefit. The world's biggest maker of biologic drugs said Tuesday that its net income was $1.02 billion, or $1.33 a share, up from...
  • As the president shifts topics, the GOP is still focused on Obamacare

    As the president shifts topics, the GOP is still focused on Obamacare
    WASHINGTON — In his State of the Union address, President Obama will touch on his healthcare law but keep the focus instead on his agenda to tackle income inequality: a push to increase the minimum wage, extend unemployment benefits and boost access...
  • Second-tier NFL teams are in the background but still in the picture

    Second-tier NFL teams are in the background but still in the picture
    They are the darlings of the NFL — Seattle, Denver, Kansas City, New Orleans, San Francisco — but it isn't always the November darlings that wind up lifting the Lombardi Trophy in February. Last season, for instance, the eventual-champion...
  • NFL playoffs: Quick-change artistry revives Chiefs, Colts, Eagles, Saints

    NFL playoffs: Quick-change artistry revives Chiefs, Colts, Eagles, Saints
    Like the Arctic front sweeping across the country, the winds of change have whipped through the NFL this season and altered the landscape. Nowhere is that more evident than the first day of the playoffs. Walking the sidelines Saturday will be...
  • Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'

    Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'
    In some ways, nothing speaks to the global impact of the Academy Awards quite like the international response to the nominations for best foreign language film. The five nominees in the category are Belgium’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown,&...
  • Batkid, a tiny cancer survivor who stole hearts and saved the day

    Batkid, a tiny cancer survivor who stole hearts and saved the day
    The day hasn’t been exhilarating just for Batkid, the 5-year-old leukemia survivor whose wish to become a superhero came true Friday in San Francisco, thanks to the generosity of a city known more for its adult indulgences than for its...
  • Batkid's adventures become national feel-good moment

    Batkid's adventures become national feel-good moment
    SAN FRANCISCO-- To be an aspiring superhero these days, most 5-year-olds must enlist clueless younger siblings, restless parents, all manner of pets, backyard shrubs, fire hydrants and their own fingers to serve as their foils and damsels in distress....
  • Philanthropists rescue San Francisco from $105,000 'Batkid' tab

    Philanthropists rescue San Francisco from $105,000 'Batkid' tab
    Philanthropists have rescued San Francisco from a $105,000 tab the city incurred in November when it turned itself into Gotham City for "Batkid," a 5-year-old leukemia patient who stole hearts and captivated the nation as he hopped around the city in...
  • Don Engel dies at 84; entertainment attorney represented major pop stars

    Don Engel dies at 84; entertainment attorney represented major pop stars
    Don Engel had only a small law firm in Los Angeles — just two or three attorneys in addition to him and his wife. But a phone call from Engel could strike fear among the loftiest executives in the music business. Engel, who represented some of the...
  • Police recover puppy intended for cancer-stricken child

    Police recover puppy intended for cancer-stricken child
    Riverside police recovered a stolen puppy that was intended as a gift for a 7-year-old girl with leukemia, authorities said Wednesday. The pug was supposed to be a Christmas present from a Riverside woman, who had heard about the child's plight,...
  • Foreign films 'Wadjda' and 'Broken Circle' come with back stories

    Foreign films 'Wadjda' and 'Broken Circle' come with back stories
    The foreign-language film field for the 2014 Academy Awards is an uncommonly strong one, incorporating the luscious fever dream "The Grand Beauty" (Italy), the heartbreaking family drama "Ilo Ilo" (Philippines) and "Gris Gris" (Chad), the story of a man...