| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:19 AM
UC Riverside researchers say they have demonstrated an inexpensive roof coating that gobbles up smog-forming pollutants and, if widely adopted, could clean tons of air pollution from Southern California each day.
In a laboratory experiment,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:07 PM
DURHAM, N.C. — North Carolina's environmental regulatory agency is under federal criminal investigation for its handling of a massive toxic coal ash spill into the Dan River near the Virginia border.
The U.S. attorney's office in Raleigh issued...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Soon after starting work at Lincoln Elementary in Paramount nearly five years ago, second-grade teacher Lisa Lappin became alarmed by the number of teachers and students sick from cancer and other illnesses.
Pungent, metallic odors sometimes blanketed...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Health club attendance may be slipping and comfort foods returning as January resolutions fade into February lassitude.
But not for automakers. Mass reduction, or the battle of the vehicular bulge, continues to be the proving ground where automakers can...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Microsoft has officially hired Jordan Levin to join its Xbox Entertainment Studios as executive VP.
It was first revealed last week that the former CEO of The WB network and Generate, a production studio and talent management company, was in final...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:14 PM
DURHAM, N.C. -- State regulators in North Carolina have ordered Duke Energy to contain a newly discovered leak of coal ash from a second storm-water pipe at a storage basin on the Dan River, where an earlier ruptured pipe released a massive coal ash...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Staring into the dramatic corpse of a dead star known as Cassiopeia A, astronomers using NASA's NuSTAR X-ray telescope have for the first time mapped out radioactive titanium in a supernova. Charting this astrophysical frontier, as described in the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:57 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. — Federal prosecutors have broadened their criminal investigation of state environmental regulators after a massive coal ash spill Feb. 2 that contaminated the Dan River in North Carolina, issuing 20 more subpoenas demanding...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:26 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A second ruptured stormwater pipe that has been spilling toxic coal ash into the Dan River in North Carolina and Virginia has been sealed, North Carolina officials announced late Friday.
The state's Department of Environment and...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:30 AM
For heavy metal singer Randy Blythe, there are mixed emotions attached to the release of a new documentary about his band, Lamb of God.
"As the Palaces Burn" tells the story of a young fan who died after falling from the band's stage during a 2010...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Projected NCAA seeds
Last season: 18-3, NCAA champion
Coach: Jenny Levy (19th season, 242-95)
Top returning point-getter: Abbey Friend, senior A (61 goals, 22 assists)
Other key returnees
Sloane Serpe, senior D