| Oct 13, 2010
Former premier of Yugoslavia
Milka Planinc, 85, who was prime minister in the 1980s in what was then communist Yugoslavia, died Thursday in a Zagreb clinic after a long illness, the Croatian state-run news agency reported.
Planinc was a...
| Sep 5, 2010
The U.S. economy will eventually rebound from the Great Recession. Millions of American workers will not.
What some economists now project — and policymakers are loath to admit — is that the U.S. unemployment rate, which stood at 9.6% in...
| Jul 22, 2010
A couple of weeks ago, I was out on the road in Northern California, heading southeast from Sacramento on Highway 16 toward the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. It's a beautiful drive, and on that blistering summer day I might have noticed the massive...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:05 AM
A guy by the name of Mike Schaefer has filed a claim stating that he should get $28,000 from William Donald Schaefer’s estate.
Mike Schaefer, a Baltimore landlord, is no relation to the late mayor, governor and comptroller, though he openly...
| Aug 19, 2011
Bankrate.com recently released a list of the top 10 states for foreclosure based on June numbers. Many on the list aren't a surprise, but a few — such as Idaho — are.
Other states on the list were Nevada, Arizona, California, Utah, Michigan,...
| Aug 18, 2011
At the Prime Time Nutrition store in El Monte, a store that stocks the foods provided monthly to recipients of a federal mother-and-child nutrition program, shoppers can pick up formula and cereal, cheese and bread and other basic groceries. This summer,...
| Aug 5, 2010
The visual proof is horrifying. That simple can of Arizona Rx Energy drink sports a whopping 345 calories with 83 grams of sugar, equivalent to six—count 'em, six—cinnamon Pop-Tarts.
These and many other sobering images are packed, like...
| Nov 28, 2010
| 1:01 PM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Whole Foods Market, which specializes in organic and healthy-lifestyle foods, is recalling seven kinds of cheese because listeria and E. coli bacteria were discovered in the products.
The cheeses are Sage Cheddar, Silver Mountain...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mike Memoli Democrats are, with appropriate perspective, pointing to a handful of polls this week that they say indicates the political climate is at worst stabilizing, and at best beginning to improve for their Congressional candidates this year....
| Jul 30, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The California State Athletic Commission will conduct a special hearing in Los Angeles Aug. 18 to weigh whether or not suspended boxer Antonio Margarito can have his boxing license back after having it revoked in a loaded-gloves scandal last year.......
| Jul 30, 2010
| 9:36 PM
A Spanish-language network reports that Nevada gubernatorial candidate Brian Sandoval said his children had nothing to fear from Arizona's immigration law because they don't "look Hispanic."...