LOS ANGELES The U.S. government is going ahead with sharply higher catch limits next year for West Coast groundfish, citing a rebound in bottom-dwelling stocks once so depleted by over-fishing that commercial harvests were virtually halted 20 years ago.
Investigators are still piecing together what killed two private subcontractors near the largest U.S. research station in Antarctica, but no criminal activity was immediately suspected, the National Science Foundation (NSF) said on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES Insurance claims from the recent spate of California wildfires, including one ranked as the most deadly and destructive in state history, have topped $9 billion and are expected to grow, the state insurance commissioner reported on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES, Dec 12 Insurance claims from the
recent spate of California wildfires, including one ranked as
the most deadly and destructive in state history, have topped $9
billion and are expected to grow, the state insurance
commissioner reported on Wednesday.
The man gunned down by police who mistook him for the suspect in an Alabama shopping mall shooting on Thanksgiving night died after being struck by three bullets, all fired from behind him, a lawyer for his family said on Monday. | Video
Two days after authorities in Northern California ended their search for human remains from the deadliest wildfire in state history, the number of people listed as missing was reduced on Friday to fewer than 50, down from the nearly 200 last tallied.
LOS ANGELES Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has scrapped plans for a high-speed passenger tunnel under the West side of Los Angeles but is moving ahead with a similar proposal across town designed to whisk baseball fans to and from Dodger Stadium. | Video
PASADENA, Calif. NASA's InSight spacecraft, the first robotic lander designed to study the deep interior of a distant world, touched down safely on the surface of Mars on Monday with instruments to detect planetary seismic rumblings never measured anywhere but Earth. | Video
LOS ANGELES, Nov 26 NASA's first spacecraft
built to explore the deep interior of another world streaked
toward a landing scheduled for Monday on a vast, barren plain on
Mars, carrying instruments to detect planetary heat and seismic
rumblings never measured anywhere but Earth.