| 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...
| 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 […]...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2012
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...
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:12 AM
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....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:07 AM
This post has been corrected. Please see below for details.
The Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades boasts a magnificent collection of ancient art in a replica of a Roman Villa, but this summer the biggest sculpture on display will be a creation from 2013:...
| Feb 27, 2013
Jesse Lewis, 6, and his father spent part of the evening on Dec. 13 at Stew Leonard's grocery in Danbury where they bought Christmas ornaments for one of Jesse's friends, family members and for his first-grade teacher, Victoria Soto.
To buy the gifts,...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Hi, "I'm Builder Bob." Soon I'll be building a home on your street.
I am taking over your street. When I schedule material deliveries, the trucks will block your street for up to four or five hours. Of course I tell everyone that I didn't know that...
| Mar 11, 2013
If you've ever bitten into a Ball Park bun, toasted a Thomas' English muffin or dunked an Entenmann's doughnut, you are already intimately familiar with the latest baker coming to town.
But there's much more to Bimbo Bakeries USA than gut reaction....