General News

Asian shares track Wall Street gains on robust US earnings

Jan 17, 2019

Asian shares climb on strong US earnings reports, but tensions with China limit gains

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn's lawyer appeals court bail rejection

Jan 17, 2019

Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn's lawyers have appealed to a court rejection earlier this week to their request for his release on bail

The Latest: Falling tree kills 1 as storm lashes California

Jan 17, 2019

A storm that's lashed Northern California with rain and high winds may have claimed a life in Oakland

Pot deliveries OK'd into Calif. communities that ban sales

Jan 17, 2019

California regulators endorse rule that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales

California voters must approve law to end bail before trial

Jan 17, 2019

The nation's first law eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial has been placed on hold while California voters decide whether to overturn it

Chicago inspectors find code violations at R. Kelly's studio

Jan 17, 2019

Chicago building inspectors have found code violations at R. Kelly's recording studio, including evidence the industrial space was used as a residence

SpaceX to build Mars ships in Texas, not Los Angeles

Jan 17, 2019

SpaceX says it will build test versions of its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles, dealing another blow to the local economy only days after the company announced massive layoffs

Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this week

Jan 17, 2019

Twenty-five years ago this week, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage.

Outpouring of generosity for TSA workers, others without pay

Jan 17, 2019

The government shutdown has generated an outpouring of generosity to Transportation Safety Administration agents and other federal employees who are working without pay

Bob Costas exiting longtime home at NBC Sports

Jan 17, 2019

NBC Sports says Bob Costas is leaving his longtime broadcast home, where he emceed NBC's Olympics coverage 11 times

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