| Apr 30, 2010
| 1:08 PM
A Soviet Union lunar rover discovered last month on the moon's surface might still prove useful nearly four decades after scientists lost track of it, with physicists announcing Monday that the rover's reflector can still shine bright.
| Apr 9, 2010
| 4:56 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A moderate aftershock rattled northern Baja California Friday, days after the area was struck by a deadly magnitude-7.2 earthquake on Easter Sunday.
The magnitude-5.1 aftershock struck 36 miles south of Mexicali at 4:05 p.m. Friday. No...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:30 AM
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Southwest Airlines disciplined a pilot whose profanity-laced rant about flight attendants was heard by other airplane crews and controllers, officials said Wednesday.
The unidentified pilot bashed flight attendants as a "continuous...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 4:47 PM
The head of Carnival Cruise Lines said the engine fire that cut power on the disabled cruise ship carrying nearly 4,500 people was the worst accident in his company's 35-year history.
Apologizing profusely, CEO Gerry Cahill told reporters that the crew...
| May 21, 2011
In Southern California, there's nothing like a very large piece of real estate to cause discord. And the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station is nothing if not a large piece of real estate.
Ever since the military decided to unload the base in the...
| Oct 5, 2010
MIAMI - When her parents told her that she had to eat her dinner, Holly Zimmerman burst into hysterical tears and screams. Then, after several hours, the once docile third-grader leaped from her seat and tried to stab them with a fork.
"This is a...
| Jun 14, 2010
| 3:30 PM
During a stay at a resort two years ago, Carol Arand bought $4,000 in genetic tests after a spa physician praised their potential to improve her health.
If ever she got sick, Arand reasoned, she could take the results to her doctor. "I hoped that this...
| Jul 15, 2010
This summer, millions of families will make the first drive down Camp Road, bidding farewell to a child for perhaps the longest time they have ever spent apart.
The minute the wheels start crunching down that gravel, the stomachs of both passenger and...
| May 11, 2010
Walgreens will begin selling personal genetic testing kits this month.
The Deerfield-based drug store chain has an agreement with Pathway Genomics to sell the test kits under the brand Insight starting in mid-May, according to the San Diego-based...
| Apr 6, 2010
During the day, Lawrence Neumann was a mild-mannered man, considerate, kind and loving to his wife of many years, Bonnie.
In the middle of the night, as they tried to sleep, he became someone else, screaming obscenities, grunting, kicking, punching...
| Aug 3, 2010
Hot- yoga instructors, sauna devotees and exercise fiends all extol the wonders of sweating. One of the most popular plugs? That sweating "rids the body of toxins."
That would be nice. But for the most part, it's not true.
"Sodium, chloride, potassium...