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Yushu Earthquake (2010)

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  • 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...
  • Powerful earthquake kills at least 75 in China

    Powerful earthquake kills at least 75 in China
    BEIJING – A magnitude 6.6 earthquake in northwest China killed at least 75 people and left more than 600 injured Monday, and heavy rains were impeding rescue efforts in some towns, state-run media reported. Some 3,000 soldiers, firefighters and...
  • China to consider complaints of alleged Beijing airport bomber

    BEIJING – With public sympathy mounting for a disabled man who allegedly set off a homemade explosive at Beijing's international airport, Chinese authorities say they will reexamine his complaints about being inadequately compensated after low-level...
  • Norwegian who reported rape in Dubai 'pardoned' but laws still target victims

    A Norwegian interior designer who said she was raped by a Sudanese colleague during a business trip to the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai earlier this year has been “pardoned” from her conviction and 16-month sentence for extramarital sex,...
  • Pictures in the News | April 22, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in China, where people run to avoid falling rocks during aftershocks on their way to the city of Ya'an, southwest . On Saturday, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolted China's Sichuan province, clogging roads and causing...