| Jun 9, 2010
One in five Americans still smoke, but whether they are able to quit may depend on where they live.
Higher cigarette taxes, smoke-free policies, exposure to aggressive media campaigns and access to cessation programs that include counseling are among the...
| May 16, 2010
Reporting from Sacramento, Salt Lake City and St. Joseph, Mo.
Bill Gates' career as a Harvard undergrad. Elizabeth Taylor's second, fourth, fifth, seventh and eighth marriages. Sarah Palin's tenure as Alaska governor. Barack Obama's stint as U.S. senator...
| Nov 7, 2010
The eyes of the world have been on New Orleans for disasters, but now it's diplomacy. Vice President Joe Biden spoke to about 2,500 people from across the country and the globe in New Orleans for the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 5:56 PM
Leaders of prominent U.S. Muslim groups called Monday for a national week of interfaith dialogue to combat religious intolerance and said they support the right to build a controversial Islamic center near ground zero.
"We stand for the constitutional...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 7:03 PM
You can cook them or freeze them. Poison them, stab them with a screwdriver or smear them on the wall. People have tried all these tactics and more, but bedbugs continue to thrive and spread across the country, experts say.
An entire industry emerged...
| Jul 9, 2010
| 12:19 PM
When people think of eco-friendly foods, they often think of organic foods and family farms. But foraging for wild foods is perhaps the purest way to eat green.
Foraging is harvesting indigenous, wild plants and fungi, as well as fishing and hunting--...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 7:32 PM
The way Ford Motor Co. figures it, Americans still want to tow and drive off-road with their SUVs, but they could do without all that gas-guzzling.
Throw in an electronics system that can understand up to 10,000 commands ("I'm hungry. Find me an ice...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 6:17 PM
The parent company of Glendale-based Nestle USA reported increased revenue and profits in the first six months of 2010, with much of the strength in developing markets overseas.
Financial officials for the global food giant reported revenues of nearly...
| Sep 9, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles for "WALKING WITH DINOSAURS: The Arena Spectacular" opens today at the STAPLES Center with shows through Sunday, September 12th. The show returns to STAPLES Center for its final engagement after originally playing...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:16 PM
Yes, that's Denny Slagle working in the Volvo Powertrain North America plant in Hagerstown.
But it's hard to tell for sure.
Slagle doesn't wear glasses, but he's peering through a pair of black spectacles in the plant, and his normally clean-shaven face...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:43 PM
Pet food sales in North America and revenue growth in the developing world were bright spots in 2010 for Nestle, S.A., with U.S. headquarters in Glendale, company officials reported Thursday.
Leaders of the Swiss company said that despite a rise in the...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 11:41 AM
The Indianapolis International Airport has been recognized as the number one airport in North America by Airports Council International (ACI). The ranking is part of ACI's annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards for performanace and service...