Contractors clean up lead paint at a contaminated building in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Chitose Suzuki, File)

$1.1B Calif. paint ruling may lead to new suits

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A California state judge has stunned the paint industry by ordering three companies to pay $1.1 billion to help local governments remove lead from an estimated 5 million homes. The […]


A U.S. Park Police officer stands guard next to the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the memorial in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2013, after the memorial was closed to visitors after someone splattered green paint on the statue and the floor area. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Green paint splattered on the Lincoln Memorial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Lincoln Memorial has been temporarily closed after someone splattered a splash of green paint on the statue. The apparent vandalism was discovered around 1:30 a.m. Friday on the statue, the pedestal […]



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