$32mn Highway Bridge Catches Fire and Collapses
A giant overpass being built over one of California's busiest freeways has caught fire and collapsed completely, necessitating the demolition of the entire project.
US:Billion Dollar Blow For US Paint Companies
A judge has ordered three paint companies to pay 10 California cities and counties $US1.1 billion ($A1.23 billion) to remove lead from millions of older homes.
Apple ‘Spaceship’ Campus Cleared For Launch
Apple's plan to build a verdant new campus crowned with a shimmering flying-saucer shaped headquarters has been cleared for launch.
UC Scientists Create Interactive Electrical Skin
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley have developed what they claim is the world's first interactive network of sensors in the form of a flexible...