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The middle class is leaving the state to the rich and the poor
A George Zimmerman protest in Victorville, Calif., turned rowdy Wednesday night, resulting in 17 arrests after a mob of youths reportedly looted a convenience store and tried to force their way into the mall.
A cook spent nearly three days trapped inside a sunken tugboat 100 feet underwater off Nigeria, before being rescued.
The United States aspires to achieve energy independence — a goal whose worth is compounded by the freedom that reliance on solely North American sources of energy would bring from the quagmire of Middle East politics and oil.
Falling energy prices and disappointing earnings reports pushed stock prices sharply lower Wednesday on Wall Street.
As the world focuses on the passing of Hugo Chavez and the impact of his socialist policies on oil-rich Venezuela, halfway around the globe a different kind of leader has been quietly transforming his country into a prosperous and reliable partner of the West.
There is a fascination with numbers when it comes to Tiger Woods, a product of him winning so much over so many years.
The 24 birdies and 74 putts are personal records for Woods. More importantly, it put him in great position to win his 17th WGC title, and his first since 2009.
Your editorial "Banana Republic v. Chevron" (Dec. 27) is a striking illustration of bias in assessing this important case. The article ignores how, for two decades, Chevron has dodged accountability for despoiling a huge swath of Amazon rainforest and devastating the lives of thousands of Ecuadorians and five indigenous tribes.
For nearly a decade, U.S. trial lawyers have been itching to capture their share of a multibillion case against Chevron.
Downbeat reports from Alcoa and Chevron at the start of corporate earnings season pulled stock indexes lower for a third straight day Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 128 points, its steepest loss since late June.
California motorists faced another day of record-breaking gasoline prices Sunday, though relief appeared to be on the way.
Landscaping business owner Sebastian Figueredo stood Thursday at a Union 76 gas station near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, holding his phone up high so he could get a photo of the price sign.
A pair of encouraging economic reports helped nudge the stock market higher Wednesday. Measures of business activity in the service sector and job growth last month came in better than economists had expected.
A fire at one of the nation's largest refineries spewed thick black smoke over cities in the San Francisco Bay area, sending scores of residents to hospitals complaining of breathing problems early Tuesday.