| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:09 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:20 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:07 AM
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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:50 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:09 PM
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....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:47 PM
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....
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:50 PM
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,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:32 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
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...