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  • Jack Cover dies at 88; scientist invented the Taser stun gun

    Jack Cover, an aerospace scientist who invented the Taser stun gun -- a device used by thousands of law enforcement agencies to subdue unruly offenders with electrical shocks -- has died. He was 88. Cover had Alzheimer's disease and died of pneumonia...
  • Dozens of Workers Claim 'Toxic' Studio Made Them Sick

    Dozens of Workers Claim 'Toxic' Studio Made Them Sick
    DOWNEY -- At least 34 people who worked at Downey Studios have filed workers' compensation claims alleging they were made sick by environmental toxins left behind by the property's previous tenants. The studio is situated atop a site once occupied by a...
  • Press 1 if you hate talking to a device

    As the man generally regarded as the father of the automated switchboard, Peter Theis knows he has a lot to answer for. "I'm the guy who did it, yeah," 70-year-old Theis said. "I am ultimately to blame. I'm Dr. Frankenstein." It's a bit more complicated...
  • Former engineer sentenced to 15 years for stealing aerospace secrets for China

     
    A Chinese-born aerospace engineer who had access to sensitive material while working with a pair of major defense contractors in Southern California was sentenced Monday to more than 15 years in prison for acquiring secret space shuttle information and...
  • DailyClimate.org: Households top industry in emissions; green investment up

     
    DailyClimate.org reports: Green investments are spurring significant growth across the U.S economy while decreasing industry's overall emissions per dollar of goods and services, according to two reports released Wednesday by the federal government....
  • Transportation Crippled, Badly Damaged Firms Forced to Close

    The earthquake sent shock waves through Southern California's business community Monday, crippling transportation and communications, damaging factories and idling thousand of workers. Companies in the San Fernando Valley were hit hardest by the...
  • Coverage from the day space shuttle challenger exploded: What went wrong? Shuttle loss in ball of fire stuns nation

    Grief, investigations and soul-searching shrouded America's troubled shuttle program Tuesday after the catastrophic explosion of Challenger that took seven lives -- the greatest tragedy in man's conquest of space. ''We mourn seven heroes,'' said...
  • Coverage from the day space shuttle Challenger exploded: Challenger: $1 billion baby of eminent high-tech parents

    The space shuttle is a $1 billion-plus hybrid built by a who's who of the American aerospace industry. Its components come from California, Louisiana and Utah to Florida, where they are combined in one system. The winged orbiter, the best-known symbol of...