1/3 of Chinese toys contain heavy metals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A wide range of toys and children's products, including those sold by reputable brands, apparently contained either lead, arsenic, cadmium, mercury, antimony or chromium. All six heavy metals more…

Officer's dashcam video shows man with gun

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A video camera mounted inside the police car of a Virginia Tech police officer slain Thursday showed a man with a weapon who appears to be same person more…

Recycled battery lead puts Mexicans at risk

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NAUCALPAN DE JUÁREZ, Mexico – The spent batteries Americans turn in for recycling are increasingly being sent to Mexico, where their lead is often extracted by crude methods more…

Entrepreneur's rival in China: The state

by -NO AUTHOR- -- SHANGHAI – It was the kind of entrepreneurial breakthrough that China counts on to make it a global leader in innovation. Cathay Industrial Biotech, a private company here, more…