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  • Marrakech Fest Highlights Diversity of Moroccan Cinema

    In its early going, the Marrakech Film Festival, founded in 2001, remained relatively distant from Morocco's still-fragile domestic film industry. But in the interim years, public funding for national films has increased tenfold; since mid-last-decade,...
  • Evacuation effort credited with minimizing typhoon casualties in Philippines

    Evacuation effort credited with minimizing typhoon casualties in Philippines
    Government officials and aid workers on Tuesday credited a major evacuation effort for helping to avert more severe casualties as Typhoon Hagupit, now downgraded to a tropical storm, barreled through the Philippines, collapsing houses, uprooting trees and...
  • Typhoon churns across Philippines, more than 1 million flee

    A powerful typhoon tore through the central Philippines on Sunday, bringing howling winds that toppled trees and power poles and cut off communications in areas where thousands were killed by a massive storm just over a year ago. More than 1 million...
  • How I Made It: Arlene Blum

    How I Made It: Arlene Blum
    The gig: Arlene Blum is a California scientist, educator, author and an international mountain climber. Her work has helped eliminate dangerous fire retardants from children's pajamas and foam furniture. She has a doctorate in biophysical chemistry from...
  • Typhoon knocks out power, flattens homes in Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines Typhoon Hagupit knocked out power and flattened houses as it pummeled the eastern and central Philippines overnight, leaving millions of people in darkness as heavy rain fell, officials said Sunday. Communication was also cut off in...
  • Flames mount another comeback in win vs. Avalanche

    Flames mount another comeback in win vs. Avalanche CALGARY, Alberta -- The fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome know better than to leave their seats early. The Calgary Flames pulled another rabbit out of the hat Thursday, tying the game with 1:17...
  • Flames 4, Avalanche 3 (OT)

    The Sports Xchange Flames 4, Avalanche 3 (OT) CALGARY, Alberta -- The fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome know better than to leave their seats early. The Calgary Flames pulled another rabbit out of the hat Thursday, tying the game with 1:17 remaining...
  • California rain: 80-foot-wide mudslide; 14 rescued after flash flood

    California rain: 80-foot-wide mudslide; 14 rescued after flash flood
    The season’s biggest storm washed out a road in Riverside County early Thursday, spurring the rescue of 14 people from five marooned cars in Gilman Springs, officials said. Meanwhile, in San Diego County, mudslides and flooding were reported in...
  • Major storm soaks Southern California

    Major storm soaks Southern California
    A major storm drenched Southern California on Tuesday, causing traffic tie-ups across the region but few reports of mudslides or major flooding. According to the National Weather Service, 1.5 inches of rain fell in downtown Los Angeles, breaking a Dec....
  • Southland braces for rainfall

    Southland braces for rainfall
    A rain-triggered mudslide that shut down nine miles of Pacific Coast Highway on Sunday could be a preview of what’s potentially to come the rest of the week, the Los Angeles Times reports. A low-pressure storm poised off the coast on Monday was...
  • Southern California storm causes mudslide; the worst may be yet to come

    Southern California storm causes mudslide; the worst may be yet to come
    Southern California residents in Glendora and other foothill communities were bracing Monday for potential disaster after Sunday's rain-triggered mudslide on Pacific Coast Highway offered a preview of what’s potentially to come. Forecasters with...