| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Inhalers containing chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, will be phased out by the end of the year to comply with international treaties intended to protect the the ozone layer.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration made the announcement, which is part of an...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Archaeologists have unearthed one of the oldest and largest wine cellars in the near-East, dating back to approximately 3,700 years ago.
Packed with 40 jars, 3 feet high each, it had a modern-day capacity of 2,000 liters, or about 3,000 bottles of wine....
| Sep 14, 2013
Is what we eat eating away at us? Millions of Americans have reflux disease, with symptoms ranging from annoying to dangerous, and experts believe our diet is a major factor.
Reflux is partly a matter of stomach acid moving upward to where it doesn't...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:59 PM
The gig: Richard Plump is chief executive of Plump Engineering Inc., an Anaheim architectural engineering firm with 38 employees. Plump helped oversee the transportation of the space shuttle Endeavour from Los Angeles International Airport to the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:30 AM
On a recent afternoon Thebe Kgositsile, 19, wandered around his sparse central Hollywood apartment lugging a gallon of orange juice and thinking about the logo to his fledgling music imprint Tan Cressida.
A piano melody looped from a computer plugged...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The powerful narcotic popped up on the cultural grid around the turn of the millennium. A Texas producer-remixer named DJ Screw paid homage to its woozy, heavy-lidded high by dramatically slowing down beats and vocals to replicate the drug's sleepwalker...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Lil Wayne was reportedly released from an L.A. hospital Monday after a nearly weeklong stay that set off a social media frenzy regarding the rapper's health.
Mack Maine, president of Lil Wayne's record label, wrote late Monday on Twitter that the rapper...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Forget the director's cut. Here comes “Spring Breakers: The Remix."
In March, the $5-million artsploitation film rippled across the cultural consciousness, spreading across social media on a viral tide of mini upturned thumbs. Starring James...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:03 AM
A man left behind a trail of purple cough syrup after breaking through a Sacramento pharmacy's 2-inch-thick glass window to steal medicine, authorities said....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:33 AM
A court hearing is scheduled next month for a caregiver accused of defrauding her 90-year-old client of more than $150,000. The caregiver, Ma Marquez, 49, is charged with one felony count of theft from an elder by a caretaker and......
| Jan 4, 2013
| 10:52 AM
A 43-year-old Santa Ana man injured in an officer-involved shooting early Friday morning was expected to survive, police said. John Berry Horton, of Santa Ana, allegedly pointed a fully loaded .44 magnum revolver at police officers in his mother's front.....