Many of the doctors on Medicare's list of top-paid physicians had not seen the data before their release, and they expressed anger about the possibility of being vilified over their pay.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has joined the California Highway Patrol in withdrawing safety guidelines for motorcycle lane-splitting.
Hyundai said it will recall 883,000 Hyundai Sonata sedans from the 2011-2014 model years because of a problem with the gear shifter.
Biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it would cut up to 2,900 employees and close facilities in Washington state and Colorado as the Thousand Oaks company moved to rein in costs and focus on new drugs.
Political pressure is mounting on Time Warner Cable to bring an end to the bitter standoff that has prevented many Dodgers fans from watching the team on television this season.
The cost of health insurance for individuals skyrocketed this year in California, with some paying almost twice what they did last year, the state's insurance commissioner said.
When Lagunitas Brewing Co. fills its beer bottles, Northern California's Russian River provides the main ingredient.
Iconic science-fiction author Ray Bradbury lived in Los Angeles for almost 80 years, but his books are heading back to his birthplace, Waukegan, Ill. His personal book collection will go the Waukegan Public Library. Bradbury lived in Waukegan until he was 13, when his family moved away. Throughout his writing career, he returned to that Midwestern youth, from 1957's "Dandelion Wine" to "Something Wicked this Way Comes" in 1962 and his last novel, 2006's "Farewell Summer." After his death last year at age 91, Illinois officials learned that the author had left his personal book collection to the Waukegan library on County Street. The local Daily...