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Magnitude-5.1 earthquake shakes Los Angeles area (Video)

Magnitude-5.1 earthquake rattles Los Angeles area

A 5.1 earthquake hit the Los Angeles area Friday night, overturning cars, sparking rockslides and cracking water mains. The quake, initially measured at 5.3 magnitude then raised to 5.4 before being revised downward, hit at 9:09 p.m. (12:09 a.m. ET), the U.S. Geological Survey reported. It was centered between the cities of La Habra and Brea in Orange County, about ... Read More »

Cholesterol Medications : Are statins good for your love life?

Cholesterol Medications : Are statins good for your love life?

Those who take cholesterol-lowering statins to keep their heart health in shape can further chill as statins have now been linked with a significant improvement in erectile function. “For men with erectile dysfunction who need statins to control cholesterol, this may be an extra benefit,” said John B. Kostis from the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at the Rutgers ... Read More »

Teen Offers Idea to Save Government $136 Million per Year

Teen Offers Idea to Save Government $136 Million per Year

As the world’s largest purchaser, the U.S. government must explore every savings opportunity — down to the last serif on its millions of printed pages. But when a Pittsburgh sixth-grader recently detailed a proposal to save the feds $136 million merely by printing documents in a simpler typeface, the Government Printing Office’s reaction was lukewarm. Read More »

Jessica Dutro : Mom Killed Son For ‘Acting Gay’

Mom Killed Son She Perceived to Be Gay

A prosecutor said on Thursday that a woman on trial for the murder of her 4-year-old son beat him because she thought he was gay. Zachary Dutro died after collapsing at the homeless shelter where his family was living in Tigard. His mother’s boyfriend pleaded guilty earlier this month to manslaughter and assault for his role in the homicide. Read More »