| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:00 AM
The ongoing drought in California could dampen employment growth in coming years and have a ripple effect on several industries in the state, according to a UCLA report released Wednesday.
Economists said in the quarterly forecast that arid conditions...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell is expected to announce a breakthrough Thursday in the case of Tiffany Sessions, the University of Florida student who was 20 when she disappeared near campus in 1989.
The agency, along with her parents, Patrick...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Peoria-based Caterpillar Inc. on Monday said it’s fourth-quarter net income rose by 44 percent from a year ago, when Caterpillar took a large write-down of an acquisition in China. Profit rose to $1 billion, or $1.54 per share, from $697 million, or...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Universal Studios theme park is letting guests take a (limited) peek into construction at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley.
A construction wall currently blocks folks from the London facade of the expansion. But two views are now...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- Factories heated up last month as the manufacturing sector expanded at its fastest pace in two years, the Institute for Supply Management said Thursday.
The group's purchasing managers index jumped to 55.4 in July from 50.9 the previous...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Growth in the key manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up last month from an already strong pace as factories saw a surge in new orders, the Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday.
The group's purchasing managers' index, which is...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Prometheus has long been a symbol of the rebel hero, a revolutionary challenging an oppressive order. Dubbed "the patron saint of the proletariat," he is a god who sided with mankind against the immortals, bestowing on them enlightenment and the great...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:32 PM
A nearby swim stadium is under construction, so USC players and coaches are accustomed to hearing heavy machinery during practice at Brian Kennedy-Howard Jones Field.
But on Monday, interim Coach Ed Orgeron introduced the Trojans to something new....
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:02 AM
“Batman: Zero Year” is writer Scott Snyder's and artist Greg Capullo’s ambitious 11-part comics event exploring Bruce Wayne’s beginnings as […]...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines. Mechanical engineers design, develop, build and test mechanical devices, including tools, engines and machines.
Though exact responsibilities will vary, mechanical engineers...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:44 AM
WASHINGTON -- According to one report, the manufacturing sector expanded in September at its fastest pace since early 2011, an indication that economic growth is picking up in the second half of the year.
The Institute for Supply Management's closely...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:44 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The firehouse is still there, just as it was on the day of the shooting, except for the 26 bronze stars adorning its roof: one for each victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
The school is still there too, a short...