Thousands of stray dogs roam the streets and vacant homes of bankrupt Detroit, replacing residents, menacing humans who remain and overwhelming the city’s ability to find them homes or peaceful deaths.
Johnson & Johnson, the world’s biggest seller of health-care products, has discussed paying more than $3 billion to settle lawsuits over its recalled hip implants, according to five people familiar with the matter.
Spot gasoline in Los Angeles dropped to a record seasonal low against futures after Tesoro Corp.’s Southern California refinery finished unscheduled work and supplies of the fuel hovered above the five-year average.
In Los Angeles, 61 percent of the population rents and the remaining 39 percent are homeowners. And in the past year the Los Angeles real estate market has seen an 24.9 percent increase in value, with a median sales price of $494,200, according to Zillow.