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A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

Tesla shares fall further on Model S fire

Shares of Tesla Motors fell another 5 percent Thursday as investors in the high-flying company assessed the fallout from a fire in one of its $70,000 electric cars. The fire began in the car’s battery […]

10/03/2013

In this Sept. 11, 2013 photo, Kirk Blankenship, Electronic Resources Librarian for Seattle Public Libraries, poses for a photo in the DVD shelving area of the library as he holds a tablet with the website for streaming-media company Hoopla, which the library is using to offer patrons free access to streaming movies, music, and audiobooks. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Now at your library: Streaming movies, music

SEATTLE (AP) — There’s a new source to stream movies and other digital content, and it’s not a tech company with tens of thousands of titles. It’s something more familiar, and might even be just […]

10/02/2013

Pilot in cockpit of jet

United pilot suffers heart attack during flight

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – A United Airlines pilot died after suffering a major heart attack while flying from Houston to Seattle, forcing crew members to make an emergency landing in Idaho while two doctors on […]

09/27/2013

Stricken United plane captain dies in Boise

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A United Airlines captain suffered an apparent heart attack while piloting a plane from Houston to Seattle and passengers stepped in to help with a doctor performing CPR and an off-duty […]

09/27/2013

In this undated photo provided by Kim Cobain, a young Kurt Cobain plays piano in his childhood home in Aberdeen, Wash.  (AP Photo/Courtesy Kim Cobain)

Mom selling Kurt Cobain’s childhood home in Wash.

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — This month marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s final studio album, and fans aren’t just able to buy a new “super deluxe” box set to celebrate the occasion. They can also […]

09/24/2013

Hiroshi Yamauchi, (AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara, File)

Nintendo’s Yamauchi dies aged 85

TOKYO (AP) — Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company’s transition from traditional playing-card maker to video game giant, has died. He was 85. Kyoto-based Nintendo said […]

09/20/2013

Aaron Alexis, the gunman in the Washington Navy Yard shooting. (AP Photo)

Gunman in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that […]

09/16/2013

Dylan Laas shows how his Robohand works during an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

Robohand uses 3D printing to replace lost digits

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Richard Van As, a South African carpenter, lost four fingers from his right hand to a circular saw two years ago. He was unable to afford the tens of thousands of dollars […]

09/09/2013

KFWB logo

Final C-17 to be delivered to USAF on Thursday

LONG BEACH (CNS) – An end of an era is approaching, as the final C-17 to be built for the U.S. military is nearing completion at a historic Long Beach aircraft manufacturing plant, it was […]

09/09/2013

LA Union Station

Downtown intersection expected to be designated in honor of architect

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council is expected today to approve designating the intersection of Fifth and Spring streets in downtown as John Parkinson Square, honoring the architect who designed City Hall, […]

09/04/2013

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