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  • LONG BEACH, Calif. _ Molina Healthcare Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $24 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 81 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $4.17 billion.

  • A trader works at the Israeli stock exchange.

    Tech and cyber-security know-how, startup spirit, VC funds and even the climate make Israel a bit like the Bay Area, says Richard Beales.

  • A Lyft car drives along Powell Street in San Francisco, California.

    The next time you call for a Lyft and instead get a DeLorean from "Back to the Future," you'll have this guy to thank, the Verge reports.

  • Hedi Slimane exits Saint Laurent

    The fashion designer steps down as the creative and image director of the house after four years.

  • Juicero

    Can you sell a $700 machine? The founder of Juicero has made a big bet that the answer is yes. NYT reports.

  • Kobe Bryant: It still gives me goosebumps to this day

    Los Angeles Lakers' guard Kobe Bryant is set to retire. CNBC's Jane Wells asked him his advice for navigating the ups and downs of life and career.

  • A United States Customs and Border Protection officer checks checks two forms of identification for a traveler arriving from overseas into Newark International Airport.

    The terror attack in Brussels highlights the immediate need to rethink airport security, says this former FBI official.

  • March 15- China's Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science& Technology Co Ltd has raised its bid for U.S. crane maker Terex Corp, according to people familiar with the matter, as it challenges Terex's merger with Finland's Konecranes. Zoomlion's latest move shows corporate China's determination to acquire U.S. assets and expand its global footprint.

  • LA water shaming

    LA Times reporter Matt Stevens is covering the California drought, and shares which celebrities are using more water than supposed to.

  • Tourists take in a cable car take in the sights at Sentosa Island, Singapore

    Singapore remained the world's most expensive city for the third year in a row, but Hong Kong leapfrogged higher, a new survey found.

  • A 70-story glass slide for thrill-seekers in LA

    The 'Skyslide' will hang 1,000-feet above downtown Los Angeles on the 70th floor of the US Bank Tower.

  • Teenage girls using cell phones

    These apps hope to "digitize the chance encounter" that travelers might have, without the hassle of other matchmaking apps, NBC News reports.

  • Philippe Dauman and Sumner Redstone

    The CEO of Viacom has been ordered to testify in the battle over Sumner Redstone's mental competency, The New York Times reports.

  • LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb 18- Richard Branson said on Thursday his Virgin Galactic venture is eager to rejoin the race among rival billionaire entrepreneurs to send passengers and satellites into space, following a deadly accident 16 months ago. On Friday, Virgin Galactic plans to unveil its new SpaceShipTwo, a six-passenger, two-pilot winged space plane designed...

  • Home renovation projects are keeping contracting companies busy.

    Since the crash, house flipping has remained pretty stable overall ... with two very glaring exceptions. Read where houses are being churned.

  • LA Hospital pays $17k to end 'ransomware'

    A Los Angeles hospital decides to pay hackers who were holding its computer network hostage.

  • A Yahoo! lanyard hangs on an employee's workspace in the Global Service Desk area of the company's Lockport Data Center in Lockport, New York, U.S.

    Yahoo will conduct its previously announced layoffs on Wednesdays, according to Re/code sources.

  • A customer from the Bay Area catches her UberX driver Dan Pedrovic as UberX begins making passenger pickups at Los Angeles International Airport on January 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

    Even on a good day, traffic between San Francisco and Santa Clara is bad, but Super Bowl week has made it apocalyptically horrible.

  • A Los Angeles School Police officer checks-in with officials at the LAUSD Gardena Garage where the fleet of school buses from around the district are parked while law enforcement investigates a threat against the district Dec. 15, 2015.

    Though it seems there is nothing to lose by evacuating a school and being safe, there are large costs associated with these closures.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 1- Outer Harbor Terminal LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, two weeks after terminating its lease held in a joint venture with Ports America. Last month, Ports America, one of the largest marine cargo operators in the country, said it was shifting its business from the Oakland port to other cities along the West Coast, including...