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  • Progress made on wildfire burning near California gold mining town

    Progress made on wildfire burning near California gold mining town
    Weaker winds and cooler temperatures allowed firefighters to make significant progress on a large wildfire sparked by an unhitched boat trailer near one of California's historic Gold Rush-era towns. In addition to strengthening their containment line on...
  • Broward man hits scratch-off for $500K

    Broward man hits scratch-off for $500K
    Luis Ruiz Diaz, of Coconut Creek, claimed a $500,000 prize in the Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Ruiz Diaz purchased his ticket at M & S Food Store, located at 4400 W Sample Road in Coconut Creek....
  • Complete list of Sundance Film Festival selections: U.S. and World competitions

    Complete list of Sundance Film Festival selections: U.S. and World competitions
    The Sundance Institute has announced the selected films for the U.S. and World Cinema dramatic and documentary competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  This year's festival will be held Jan. 16-26 in...
  • Samsung says it was first with gold phone, not Apple

    Samsung says it was first with gold phone, not Apple
    It sure seems like Samsung is clearly annoyed by the fact that rival Apple is getting all the credit for rolling out a gold smartphone. The electronics company took to its blog to argue that it was first with a gold phone and that it wasn't following...
  • A legacy good as gold

    A legacy good as gold
    One Newport Beach family knows quite well the drive to strike it rich that was common during the California Gold Rush. Sarajane Bartholomae, 67, and her four daughters — Kamme Hodge, 45, Korre Hartling, 43, Krista Hartling, 42, and Tori Hartling,...
  • 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...
  • Hasn't the U.S. defaulted before?

    Hasn't the U.S. defaulted before?
    That's the question raised by James Grant in a Washington Post op-ed, and his answer -- as anyone who knows Grant might expect -- is yes. His real point is that it happens all the time, in a way, and will inevitably happen in the future. "On the...
  • Gold rush: iPhone 5s sell out; gold Samsung Galaxy S 4 coming

    Gold rush: iPhone 5s sell out; gold Samsung Galaxy S 4 coming
    There's a rush for golden smartphones, and Apple and Samsung are scrambling to meet the demand. Apple's gold-colored iPhone 5s, which went on sale Friday in the United States, quickly sold out at most locations. It's in such high demand that buyers...
  • Produced By Conference: A 'gold rush' out of L.A. for tax credits

    Produced By Conference: A 'gold rush' out of L.A. for tax credits
    California, beware: Film producers are increasingly sizing up rivals in emerging regional production centers outside of Hollywood, from Pittsburgh to Atlanta. That was the blunt, but all too familiar, message delivered at a panel Sunday at the fifth...
  • 'Klondike' trailer: Richard Madden back in the pelt

    'Klondike' trailer: Richard Madden back in the pelt
    Have you been missing Robb Stark since his Red Wedding? Richard Madden won't be back on "Game of Thrones," but you only have a few more months to wait before the Scottish actor, bearded and in a different pelt, headlines the Discovery miniseries...
  • Mercury from Gold Rush mining still washing downstream in floods

    Mercury from Gold Rush mining still washing downstream in floods
    The destructive environmental legacy of Gold Rush mining in the Sierra Nevada could last for thousands of years in the form of ongoing erosion of mercury-laced sediments, according to new research. Mercury, a toxic heavy metal, was used in copious...