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Yushu Earthquake (2010)

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  • Russia, Japan renew quest for elusive WWII peace treaty

    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...
  • Father, son sentenced to prison for rhino horn trafficking

    Father, son sentenced to prison for rhino horn trafficking
    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...
  • Chicago Tribune All-State Academic Team

    Chicago Tribune All-State Academic Team
    Scott Beck 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...
  • $100-million complex to replace former Chinatown fixture

    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...
  • Twitter faces new pressure to boost global ad revenue

    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...
  • Shaking all over: a history of the forgotten earthquakes

    California can be proprietary about earthquakes. Northridge, Loma Prieta, the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906: These are the building blocks of our cultural identity, part of the heritage of the state. And yet, it’s an abiding ironies of...
  • Chinese nationals to be charged in marijuana growing bust

    A group of alleged marijuana growers are expected to be charged Thursday morning, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. After a two-month operation, sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday served search warrants at four locations...
  • Students drop, seek cover during California earthquake 'shakeout'

    Students drop, seek cover during California earthquake 'shakeout'
    At 10:17 a.m. Thursday, students at Rosemont Elementary School in Echo Park jumped under their desks as a simulated earthquake drill ensued and they followed firefighters' orders to drop, cover and hold on. Some of the students had fake injuries --...
  • Maternity hotel ordinance not necessary, planning department says

    Maternity hotel ordinance not necessary, planning department says
    An ordinance targeting maternity hotels is not necessary, since the facilities are illegal under existing law, the Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning said in a report. Since February, a task force convened by the county Board of...
  • For Gary Baseman, 'The Door' is wide open and ready for more

    Artist Gary Baseman has arrived at the Skirball Cultural Center with a brightly colored throw pillow under his arm and a determined look on his face. After greeting security guards and the few visitors browsing his sprawling retrospective exhibition...
  • Director Feng Xiaogang leaves handprints in Chinese theater cement

    Director Feng Xiaogang leaves handprints in Chinese theater cement
    Feng Xiaogang, the prolific Chinese director whose "Back to 1942" is China's submission for the foreign language Oscar this season, left his handprints at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Friday. He's the first Chinese film director to have his...