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  • The VA also would be required to keep Congress closely informed about large projects. Money could not be spent on advance planning or design until 60 days after Congress is notified. Congress reluctantly approved up to $625 million in additional spending for the project last fall, the money to come from other accounts within the VA.

  • Molina tops 4Q profit forecasts Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 4:59 PM ET

    LONG BEACH, Calif. _ Molina Healthcare Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $30 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 61 cents per share. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.93 billion.

  • Can Uber unsnarl Super Bowl traffic? Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 2:47 PM ET
    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.

  • 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...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 1- Oakland's Outer Harbor Terminal filed for Chapter 11 protection on Monday, two weeks after one of its biggest tenants said it was terminating a 50- year lease with the northern California port. 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...

  • The group, the Center for Biological Diversity, in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, had challenged what it said was the U.S. Department of the Interior's practice of rubber-stamping fracking off California's coast without engaging the public or analyzing fracking's threats to ocean ecosystems, coastal communities and marine life.

  • Penthouse to shutter print magazine, go digital Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 11:22 AM ET
    Penthouse magazine

    The pornographic rival to Playboy is throwing in the towel on its print edition.

  • The surprise winners of the NFL's return to LA Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 11:39 AM ET
    St. Louis Blues Vladimir Tarasenko celebrates after scoring against the Minnesota Wild.

    If the Rams and Chargers move to Los Angeles, other teams in St. Louis and San Diego could see a financial boost.

  • Magnitude-4.5 earthquake shakes Los Angeles Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    Magnitude-4.5 earthquake shakes Los Angeles

    An earthquake occurred 85 miles east of Los Angeles on Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

  • Update: 4.5 earthquake shakes Los Angeles Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 9:46 AM ET
    4.5 magnitude earthquake centered 85 miles east of Los Angeles near Banning, California.

    An earthquake occurred 85 miles east of Los Angeles on Wednesday morning.

  • Why LA saw a bomb threat where NYC saw a hoax Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 7:22 AM ET
    A sign at Hamilton High School reading "School Closed" in Los Angeles, Dec. 15, 2015.

    Context is key when it comes to deciding whether a bomb threat like the one that shut down the Los Angeles school system is real — or a hoax.

  • LA officials: Schools will reopen Wednesday Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 6:19 PM ET
    A sign at Hamilton High School reading "School Closed" in Los Angeles, Dec. 15, 2015.

    The LA Unified School District said that schools will reopen Wednesday, having earlier ordered students to stay home Tuesday after a bomb threat.

  • LA Mayor: Our first job to ensure people are safe Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 2:01 PM ET
    LA Mayor: Our first job to ensure people are safe

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti defends his city's decision to close all schools. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

  • NYPD saw discrepancy as evidence of hoax Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 1:26 PM ET
    NYPD saw discrepancy as evidence of hoax

    WNBC-TV Jonathan Dienst reports on the nature of the electronic threat to Los Angeles schools, as well as New York City schools.

  • LA Mayor: I support decision to close schools Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 1:08 PM ET
    LA Mayor: I support decision to close schools

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti addresses the closure of LA schools after a credible electronic threat, saying investigations can take days, but decisions need to be made in a matter of minutes.

  • LA Superintendent: I could not take the chance Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    LA Superintendent: I could not take the chance

    The Los Angeles Superintendent of Schools Ramon C. Cortines addresses the closure of schools in LA.

  • NYC Mayor: Important to not overreact Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    NYC Mayor: Important to not overreact

    LA schools are closed today after en electronic threat. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports New York City officials received the same threat, but concluded it was a hoax.

  • Targeting credible threats Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 11:34 AM ET
    Targeting credible threats

    Former CIA Officer Terrorism Expert Jack Rice, discusses the process for judging terror threats, as Los Angeles keeps its school district closed.

  • Wording of LA threat caused concern: NBC Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 11:26 AM ET
    Wording of LA threat caused concern: NBC

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports which school districts are open near the Los Angeles School District. Also, NBC's Pete Williams is reporting the wording of the threat caused concern to Los Angeles officials.

  • LA schools closed due to 'abundance of caution' Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 11:02 AM ET
    LA schools closed due to 'abundance of caution'

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on high security at the Star Wars premiere Monday night, in Los Angeles, and provides an update on the Los Angeles schools closing for searches.