Report Slams California's Toxics Watchdog
California's standards for hazardous waste management are the most stringent in the nation. But a new report expected out this morning claims the state agency charged with going after toxic polluters is biased toward industry.
L.A.Trial First of Many Lawsuits Against Hip Maker
More than 10,000 lawsuits have been filed against a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson over an artificial hip that it has since taken off the market -- the DePuy Orthopaedics ASR metal hip. In other words, about one out of every three people who got one of these hips in the U.S. is suing. The first case to go to trial is underway in Los Angeles.