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  • Tokyo Disney resort fully reopening theme parks after quake

    Tokyo Disney resort fully reopening theme parks after quake
    The tandem theme parks of the Tokyo Disney resort were scheduled to return to full operation Thursday for the first time since a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan on March 11. Photos: Tokyo Disneyland reopens after the quake The Tokyo...
  • 'Cars 2: The Video Game' for PS3 will allow players to race in 3D

    'Cars 2: The Video Game' for PS3 will allow players to race in 3D
    For the upcoming release of Disney-Pixar’s “Cars 2,” the racing action will be a little more dimensional in the “Cars 2: The Video Game” for Sony’s Playstation 3. After all, the game will have 3D functionality. The...
  • The new can-do spirit

    The new can-do spirit
    Canning is having a moment. So is pickling, preserving, jam making and all around "putting up," as they used to say — and now do once more — of the season's harvest. And if that puts you in mind of a remote farmhouse kitchen, gingham aprons...
  • The soul of miso

    The soul of miso
    Of all the things he could have done in life, Kenji Tsukamoto has chosen to grow mold for a living. He is a fourth-generation koji-ya, or artisanal "mold maker," on Sado island on the western coast of Niigata, Japan. It's rare to find a traditional koji-...
  • Ted Danson dives into 'Oceana'

    Ted Danson dives into 'Oceana'
    "I've always been kind of a shill," says Ted Danson. "The guy out in front of the tent saying, 'Thank you so much for watching "Cheers," come on in and let me introduce you to the marine biologists who have something really important to tell you.'" The...
  • Japan struggles in quake's aftermath

    Japan struggled on Saturday to recover from its worst earthquake, which unleashed enough energy to generate a tsunami that threatened several countries along the Pacific Rim, including the United States where parts of California and the rest of the West...
  • California tsunami damage expected to top $50 million

    California tsunami damage expected to top $50 million
    The earthquake-triggered tsunami that thrashed California's coast Friday morning, killing one person, caused at least $50 million in damage, experts said Saturday. Lori Dengler, a geology professor and director of the Humboldt Earthquake Education Center...
  • Ex-White House economist: 'Jobs deficit' needs greater attention

    Ex-White House economist: 'Jobs deficit' needs greater attention
    Amid the deficit-cutting fervor that has consumed Washington, Jared Bernstein hopes that the jobless rate isn't forgotten. -------------------- For the Record, 3:11 p.m. May 27: An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported that economist...
  • 9 ways of looking at earthquakes through literature

    9 ways of looking at earthquakes through literature
  • Severe weather can be hazardous to your health

    Severe weather can be hazardous to your health
    Severe weather happens. We saw that first hand on Tuesday night, when strong storms brushed this region, producing heavy rains, gusty winds and lightning. There even was a report of a small tornado uprooting a 30-foot avocado tree in Boca Del Mar....
  • Ichiro donating to relief effort through Red Cross

    Ichiro donating to relief effort through Red Cross
    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki is donating 100 million yen, which equates to about $1.25 million, to the Japanese Red Cross for earthquake and tsunami relief efforts, according to the Kyodo News Agency. Ichiro has yet to comment...