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  • Caterpillar 4Q profit stronger than expected

    Caterpillar 4Q profit stronger than expected
    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...
  • Universal Studios: Peepholes give glimpse at Wizarding World of Harry Potter construction

    Universal Studios: Peepholes give glimpse at Wizarding World of Harry Potter construction
    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...
  • Manufacturing sector expanded in July at fastest pace in two years

    Manufacturing sector expanded in July at fastest pace in two years
    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...
  • Manufacturing growth unexpectedly picks up in August, ISM says

    Manufacturing growth unexpectedly picks up in August, ISM says
    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...
  • Review: 'Prometheus Bound' is a graceful revival at Getty Villa

    Review: 'Prometheus Bound' is a graceful revival at Getty Villa
    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...
  • USC players get ready for the buzz at Oregon State

    USC players get ready for the buzz at Oregon State
    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....
  • ‘Batman: Zero Year’: Scott Snyder talks Doctor Death, previews 26

     
    “Batman: Zero Year” is writer Scott Snyder's and artist Greg Capullo’s ambitious 11-part comics event exploring Bruce Wayne’s beginnings as […]...
  • What it takes to be a mechanical engineer

    What it takes to be a mechanical engineer
    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...
  • Manufacturing sector expands at fastest pace since 2011, report says

    Manufacturing sector expands at fastest pace since 2011, report says
    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...
  • Work begins to demolish Newtown school massacre site

    Work begins to demolish Newtown school massacre site
    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...
  • Dog survives 110-mile ride in truck engine

     
    A 25-pound dog that stowed away in the engine compartment of a Chevy Silverado survived a 110-mile journey from Chino to San Clemente....
  • Jerome Horwitz dies at 93; developed potent anti-AIDS drug AZT

    Jerome Horwitz dies at 93; developed potent anti-AIDS drug AZT
    Jerome Horwitz, a medical researcher at Wayne State University in Detroit, had spent more than a decade developing a drug he hoped would work against cancer. But the compound failed to help the lab mice he tested it on, so in 1970 he "dumped it on the...