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  • New interest in exorcism rites comes to Baltimore

    New interest in exorcism rites comes to Baltimore
    The rite, those few priests who have performed it say, can unfold as a quiet prayer session or a show of violence. The afflicted person may curse the cleric, speak in a voice not his or her own, even assume facial features that one priest described as...
  • Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus

    Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus
    Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the hepatitis B virus, which causes severe liver disease and cancer, and who later developed the vaccine that protects against it, has died. He was 85....
  • PASSINGS: Bob Pease

    PASSINGS: Bob Pease
    Bob Pease, 70, a prominent Silicon Valley engineer and author of several books on analog chip design, died Saturday evening when his car crashed into a tree in Saratoga, Calif., southwest of San Jose. Pease, who was not wearing a seat belt while...
  • Can I recharge at the supermarket?

    Can I recharge at the supermarket?
    J.D. Power and Associates estimates that there are fewer than 1,000 public recharging stations across the U.S., with more than half of them in California. That estimate matches up with the Department of Energy's Alternative Fueling Station locator (afdc....
  • Long life for Kalin Cellars' California wines

    Long life for Kalin Cellars' California wines
    For most of the last year, Terrance and Frances Leighton went back and forth on whether the latest dry white wine from their Kalin Cellars winery was ready for release. Finally, after tasting and re-tasting and making sure every trace of what Frances...
  • Hypersonic passenger jet to run on clean fuel is unveiled at Paris Air Show

     
    Super-fast speed — think Tokyo to L.A. in 2 1/2 hours — isn’t the only cool feature of the Zero Emission Hyper Sonic Transport proposed by EADS. At the Paris Air Show this week, the aircraft manufacturer and Airbus parent......
  • Sears to spin off Orchard Supply Hardware chain

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Sears Holdings Corp. plans to spin off its home improvement unit, Orchard Supply Hardware, as a separate publicly traded company, the department store giant said Thursday. Known......
  • Details of Taylor Swift's 2011 'Speak Now' tour

     
    Taylor Swift’s 2011 “Speak Now” tour will encompass 87 shows in 19 countries on four continents starting Feb. 9 in Singapore and reaching Los Angeles for a pair of shows, on Aug. 23 and 24. She’ll also play in California......
  • Apple buys 98 acres from Hewlett-Packard

     
    Apple Inc. is many things: progenitor of the iPhone, home to VIPs named Steve, maker of memorable commercials. Now, add Cupertino, Calif.’s largest landowner to the list. The tech giant has bought 98 acres from competitor Hewlett-Packard Co., which is.....
  • Marine from Camp Pendleton killed in Afghanistan

     
    A 19-year-old Marine from Camp Pendleton has been killed during a combat foot patrol in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Lance Cpl. Ardenjoseph A. Buenagua of San Jose, Calif., died Wednesday in Helmand province, long a Taliban stronghold. He...
  • California now has enough drugs to execute 175 death row inmates

     
    Corrections officials told a federal judge Tuesday that they have imported enough sodium thiopental from Arizona and Britain to execute 175 death row prisoners. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation last month purchased 521 grams...
  • State's lethal-injection drugs were imported from Britain, corrections officials disclose

     
    Corrections officials disclosed Tuesday that they had imported from Britain a large quantity of the key drug used in lethal-injection executions and are awaiting approval of the foreign-made product by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The California...