| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:18 AM
A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning 16 miles from Pine Valley in San Diego County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:53 a.m. PDT at a depth of 2.5 miles.
According to the USGS, the epicenter...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:54 AM
For the second day in a row, Southern Californians were rattled by earthquakes Friday morning.
After the United States Geological Survey reported a 3.9-magnitude quake in Borrego Springs after 11 p.m. Thursday, a 2.6-magnitude temblor was registered...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:49 AM
BEIJING -- Millions of Chinese took to the Internet to protest the execution of a 37-year-old vendor who had stabbed to death two municipal officials he said arrested and beat him for hawking meat skewers without a license.
Xia Junfeng had argued that...
| Apr 3, 2013
Generosity increased dramatically, albeit temporarily, among a group of 9-year-olds but declined among 6-year-olds soon after a major 2008 earthquake in China, according to an international team of researchers that included a University of Chicago...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:04 AM
BEIJING -- Stung by criticism that it was playing politics with disaster, the Chinese government said it was contributing money and aid worth $1.64 million to typhoon victims in the Philippines.
Beijing has come under fire at home and abroad for...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
World War II lingers for Russia and Japan. Nearly 68 years after the fighting ended, the two Asian powers have yet to sign a peace treaty.
That could change now that the leaders of both countries have solid nationalist credentials and could pull off...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Saying she wanted to send a message against the “extremely serious” crime of trafficking in rhinoceros horns, a federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a father and son to nearly four years in prison for selling hundreds of pounds of horns highly...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:37 PM
By John P. Huston,Tribune reporter
Scott Beck's brain isn't the only instrument he uses to help him excel at math and science.
Beck, a Highland Park High School senior, turns to the French horn to "kind of keep me balanced and keep me...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After a decade of delays, a $100-million real estate development in the heart of Chinatown is getting underway as the changing neighborhood catches a wave of investment sweeping through downtown Los Angeles.
Work began this month on the Blossom Plaza...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:04 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Fans of "Castle in the Sky" in Japan set a world record in August when they sent 143,199 tweets in a single second while watching a rerun of the 1986 anime classic on television.
The social media frenzy that took place thousands of...