German car industry
Germany's premium car brands pit themselves against Tesla Motors: Mercedes, Porsche and Audi are working on luxury electric vehicles. With a range of more than 400 kilometers, they will compete against Tesla's sedans and SUVs. Audi will present its Tesla fighter in 2018 - at the latest.
Walt Disney Co. reported a small increase in net income for its fiscal third quarter, lifted by the performance of its media networks and theme parks.
By Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times
As an extended drought bakes the West, nowhere are ravages of changes in the climate worse than in New Mexico.
Obama in Africa
By Robyn Dixon and Kathleen Hennessey, Los Angeles Times
Africa's euphoria over Obama's election gave way to disappointment in his focus, and its growing confidence has made diplomacy with the U.S. less important.
By Neela Banerjee, Los Angeles Times
His proposal would cut emissions from coal-fired power plants and may signal opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline.
The firm responds to a campaign urging it to remove posts that promote violence against women.