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  • Report: Congo rebels smuggling out $500 million a year in gold

    Report: Congo rebels smuggling out $500 million a year in gold
    M23 rebels in the lawless eastern reaches of the Democratic Republic of Congo have built alliances with local gangs to gain control of lucrative gold mines and smuggle out $500 million a year of the precious metal to finance their brutal attacks, a...
  • Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase

    Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase
    Councilman Ara Najarian tried to put the brakes on funding Tuesday for research into a water contaminant impacting Glendale groundwater, but the majority of the council voted to approve spending another roughly $600,000 on a project that has cost more...
  • Glendale, Burbank support draft Chromium 6 level

    Glendale, Burbank support draft Chromium 6 level
    In a letter to the California Department of Public Health this month, Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa applauded the agency’s draft limit on a cancer-causing water contaminant, but the majority of water agencies whose representatives spoke about...
  • Was Yasser Arafat poisoned? New turmoil over test results

    Was Yasser Arafat poisoned? New turmoil over test results
    RAMALLAH, West Bank — Nearly a year after three international forensic institutions took samples of the remains of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, conflicting reports have resurfaced regarding the cause of his death. Arafat died at a French...
  • 2014 Ford Fiesta: More life in this party

    2014 Ford Fiesta: More life in this party
    Fiesta means party, so based on its name there's got to be something exciting about Ford's smallest car, right? After an update for 2014, the answer is finally yes. The 2014 Ford Fiesta is an improvement, delivering wallet-friendly prices, excellent...
  • Turner Station residents threatened by chromium pollution

     Turner Station residents threatened by chromium pollution
    We read with interest Rebbecca Ruggles' commentary on Fells Point residents' concern regarding the presence of chromium 6 contamination near the site of the proposed Harbor Point project ("The toll of development," Oct. 25). Residents are rightly...
  • Harbor Point environmental issues to be aired

    Harbor Point environmental issues to be aired
    A public meeting on environmental safeguards for redeveloping a Fells Point former factory site has been reset for Nov. 14, Baltimore City Council member James B. Kraft has announced. The meeting on the Harbor Point project is to be held from 7 p.m....
  • Environment agencies delay Harbor Point work

    Environment agencies delay Harbor Point work
    Plans to build offices and condominiums at Harbor Point hit a new snag Friday as federal and state regulators rejected the developer's plans for protecting the public from toxic contamination in the ground during construction at the former factory site....
  • 2014 Nissan Rogue takes on bigger crossovers

    2014 Nissan Rogue takes on bigger crossovers
    The redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue is easily competitive on equipment and efficiency with other small crossovers, and it excels in refinement, styling and interior space. Nissan's compact crossover receives a major redo for the 2014 model year,...
  • Don't hold your breath for massive gravity wave

    Don't hold your breath for massive gravity wave
    Astrophysicists stoked to catch totally killer waves got a major bummer in Poland this week. The epic fat gravitational wave they‘ve been waiting for won’t come along for, like, forever, according to Kryzsztof Belczynski, a physicist at...
  • Apple appears one step closer to rolling out Terminator-like iPhone

    A patent issued this week may signal that Apple is getting closer to using a super-strong alloy to build its iPhone and other devices. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent for "bulk amorphous alloy sheet forming processes" to Crucible...