| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:45 PM
SACRAMENTO — Preparing for months of battle over who should pay the estimated $4.1-billion cost of permanently shutting down the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which closed in June, Southern California Edison has launched a public relations...
| Apr 28, 2013
Here are three things the Obama administration has done that you probably didn't know about:
Ever struggle with those accordion-style rubber sleeves on nozzles at the gas station? The sleeve — technically a "vapor recovery nozzle" — was...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Does Uncle Sam need to step in to make sure consumers can watch the boob tube without interruption?
American regulators should adopt rules forbidding TV blackouts, according to a cable lobbying group -- but broadcasters rejected the call, which would...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:38 PM
A group of Burbank residents is protesting the planned closure of the Glenoaks post office, which postal officials said would save the cash-strapped agency $740,270 over the next decade.
However, one postal official said this week that the decision to...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Juan Manuel Marquez was subjected to skepticism in December when the newly buffed-up multichampion boxer knocked Manny Pacquiao out stone cold, the first time Pacquaio hit the canvas in the pair’s five fights.
Now, Marquez, in advance of his Oct....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The fate of the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant was apparently sealed last month when it became clear that a potential lengthy series of hearings would likely have to be held before the coastal facility could be powered back up.
The plant, which...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:19 PM
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday that it has ordered a venting upgrade for nearly a third of the reactors in the country, including ones at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station just north of Harford County.
Peach Bottom, in Delta, Pa.,...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:27 PM
By the time Virginia Tech coach Pete Hughes and his team were done in Durham, N.C. this weekend at the ACC tournament, he was starting to think nearly every person that asked him a question about his program lacked originality.
His frustration was borne...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:08 PM
By the time Virginia Tech coach Pete Hughes and his team were done in Durham, N.C., this past weekend at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, he was starting to think nearly every person that asked him a question about his program lacked originality....
| May 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
With an 8-6 record and one final regular-season contest at No. 11 Maryland, Colgate has not been mathematically eliminated from consideration for an at-large berth in the NCAA tournament. But unlike last year when the team went 13-3 in the regular...