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North America

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  • A Spanish-speakers' view of 'Our America'

    Think of a map of North America, and then turn it upside down so that Mexico and Texas are at the top and near the middle, and New England drips down like an appendage, nearly falling off the edge at the bottom. Felipe Fernández-Armesto has done...
  • Coastal agency to rule on Bolsa Chica rezoning for housing project

    A state coastal agency could soon decide whether Huntington Beach can rezone a site in the Bolsa Chica mesa, an area that opponents say is home to Native American artifacts and remains, to allow for a housing development. The California Coastal...
  • Two Virginians receive national wine honors

    Two Virginians receive national wine honors
      Two Virginians are among the “20 Most Admired People in the North American Wine Industry,”  according to Vineyard & Winery Management magazine. The trade magazine based in California recognized Luca Paschina, general manager and ...
  • Opponents say housing plan would destroy Native American site

    Opponents say housing plan would destroy Native American site
    The California Coastal Commission is slated to decide whether Huntington Beach can change the zoning designation of a parcel to allow housing on a site that opponents say is home to 9,000 years' worth of Native American artifacts and remains. Commission...
  • Commission set to decide on Bolsa Chica development

    Commission set to decide on Bolsa Chica development
    A state coastal agency could decide soon whether Huntington Beach can rezone a site in the Bolsa Chica mesa, an area that opponents say is home to Native American artifacts and remains, to allow for a housing development. The California Coastal...
  • Two Virginians honored by the national wine industry

    Two Virginians honored by the national wine industry
    Two Virginians are among the “20 Most Admired People in the North American Wine Industry,” according to Vineyard & Winery Management magazine. The trade magazine based in California recognized Luca Paschina, general manager and winemaker of...
  • Coca-Cola Co. splits its North America business in two

    Coca-Cola Co. splits its North America business in two
    Coca-Cola Co. has announced that it will split its North America business into two units as it aims to return to a traditional franchising model. The Atlanta-based beverage giant also announced changes in its top leadership. The company said...
  • PlayStation 4 Sales Strong for Sony as Console Launches Around Globe

    With the PlayStation 4 rolling out into more international territories, the videogame console continues to perform well for Sony, with the device having sold more than 2.1 million units worldwide since it first went on sale Nov. 15 in the U.S. As of Dec....
  • Dinosaur discovered by Field expedition rivaled T. rex

    Dinosaur discovered by Field expedition rivaled T. rex
    Field Museum scientists have discovered a new "top predator" dinosaur in North America, a significant precursor to Tyrannosaurus rex and an important part of an emerging fossil record for the continent, the museum announced early Friday.  The 4-ton, 30-...
  • Netflix Video Usage More Than 10 Times Amazon and Hulu Combined

    Netflix remains the biggest pig in the broadband python, representing 31.6% of all downstream Internet traffic in North America during primetime hours in September -- well ahead of any other streaming service, according to a new study. The Internet...
  • King of gore dinosaur was the 'bad grandpa' of tyrannosaurs

    King of gore dinosaur was the 'bad grandpa' of tyrannosaurs
    Meet the king of gore, a "bad grandpa" of Tyrannosaurus rex that tore through flesh with banana-shaped, meat-cleaver teeth. Lythronax argestes, which translates roughly as Southwestern king of gore, appeared on the ancient island continent of...