SEATTLE -- At Costco's shareholder meeting earlier this year, CEO Craig Jelinek touted the vast amounts of food the company sold last year, from 83 million rotisserie chickens to $6.1 billion worth of produce.
As for ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles was once the epicenter of apparel manufacturing, attracting buyers from across the world to its clothing factories, sample rooms and design studios.
But over the years, cheap overseas labor ...Read more
BRADFORD, England (UPI) -- Volunteers with a British animal rescue group said two kittens are getting frequent baths after being found colored with permanent marker ink.
Katie Lloyd, a volunteer with Cat Watch Rescue in ...Read more
CHICAGO -- More than 4.5 million pounds of cooked chicken products are being recalled over concerns that they may contain plastic, wood, rubber, metal or other extraneous materials.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- He may never be president. But Bernie Sanders is America's most popular senator.
The least popular? Kentucky's Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader.
They top the list of most popular and least ...Read more
Climate Change, Land Use and Monetary Policy: The New TrifectaGeraldine Perry
Drawing on the work of independent thinkers, economists, scientists and historical evidence going back thousands of years, this book challenges much of the conventional thinking about global warming and other unsettled questions. It is misguided land use policies, particularly in the ...
CHICAGO -- In the months that followed the scandalous federal indictment of his famous high school wrestling coach, Scott Cross has struggled through sleepless nights with anger, guilt, shame and fear.
He wondered if ...Read more
Willie L. Williams, 72, an Overbrook, Pa., native who became the first black to head the Philadelphia and Los Angeles Police Departments and a major figure in law enforcement in the 1990s, died Tuesday night at his home in...Read more
CHICAGO--If you've strolled along Wacker Drive near the Trump Tower in downtown Chicago or Wrigley Field in recent days, then you may have noticed what appeared to be new traffic signs with the curious message: "No Trump ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The decaying carcass of a whale that washed ashore at San Onofre State Beach recently has attracted a steady stream of lookie-loos, but a California parks official warned residents Wednesday that they might ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Chyna's manager said he knows how the wrestling star died last week.
Chyna, whose real name was Joan Marie Laurer, died of a combination of the sleeping pill Ambien and a form of Valium, her manager, ...Read more
Newly disclosed text messages in which a trio of San Francisco Police Department officers referred to minorities as "barbarians," "cockroaches" and other slurs should trigger an even larger review of past criminal cases ...Read more
INDIANAPOLIS -- Seeking to regain political momentum, Sen. Ted Cruz will name Carly Fiorina as his vice presidential running mate Wednesday, a campaign source said.
He is expected to make the announcement at 4 p.m. ...Read more
NEW YORK (UPI) -- A New York man who was punched in the face by a stranger at a train station said his assailant told him the attack was because he looks "exactly like Shia LaBeouf."
Marco Licato, 26, said he was walking ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court justices signaled Wednesday they are prepared to make it much harder to prosecute public officials for bribery when they provide special access to wealthy individuals in exchange for money ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Dennis Hastert, once the longest-serving Republican House speaker in U.S. history, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Chicago to 15 months in prison for paying $1.7 million in hush money to cover up ...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. (UPI) -- A Florida man who came across a group of seemingly cuddly raccoons learned a valuable lesson about wildlife when one of the animals bit him on the finger.
The video, posted to YouTube by Braddock ...Read more
LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- A green light streaking across the night sky over Southern California left witnesses baffled and even experts were short on firm answers as to the cause of the display.
Several residents of San ...Read more