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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...
L.A. NOWOne woman was taken into custody and police were seeking a male driver after a dangerous high-speed chase that stretched from San Bernardino to South Los Angeles that included speeds topping 120 mph and several near misses of pedestrians, including...
The black gates of Mount Zion are chained. A sign stamped on a wall of bright bougainvillea on Downey Road asks visitors to call a neighboring graveyard if they want to go in. The phone number doesn't exist anymore. Robert Adler-Peckerar stood at the...
The U.S. Grains Council's 2013 Officers Mission heads to Korea, China and Japan, March 18-28, where attendees will visit with key customers and end users, providing details and receiving feedback on the U.S. 2012-13 corn crop. "Ever since the drought...
Los Angeles Times Architecture CriticIn a return to form for the most prestigious award in architecture, Japan's Toyo Ito has won this year’s Pritzker Prize. After honoring younger and lesser-known figures in recent years -- including 49-year-old Chinese architect Wang Shu in 2012 --...
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In a return to form for the most prestigious award in architecture, Japan's Toyo Ito has won this year’s Pritzker Prize. After honoring younger and lesser-known figures in recent years -- including 49-year-old Chinese architect Wang Shu in 2012 --...
Tags: Willem-Alexander, Kazuyo Sejima, Tokyo (Japan), Wang Shu, Arts
Hong Kong residents experienced the effects of an earthquake nearby. Meanwhile, the Internet is coldly ignoring Baltimore's lack of an NBA team today, heartlessly blabbing on about the league's just-passed trade deadline. Welcome to your online trends...
BEIJING -- North Korea appeared to conduct a nuclear test Tuesday in defiance of world powers, South Korean officials said, following through on the provocative step after weeks of threats. South Korea said it had detected a man-made seismic event...
Wow! It's not easy to find a place that equally inspires kids and grown-ups, whatever their ages. Welcome to one of the most wonderful museums I've visited lately — The Musical Instrument Museum (http://www.themim.org) in Phoenix, Ariz. —...
In November, Elton John angered Chinese officials when he dedicated a Beijing concert to Ai Weiwei. The outspoken artist, whose online activism has gotten him into trouble with police numerous times, has apparently returned the favor by creating an online...
Tags: Times Square, AIDS, Elton John, Ai Weiwei
Dyer Brainerd Holmes NASA manned space flight director Dyer Brainerd Holmes, 91, director of manned space flight for NASA when Americans were making their early forays into space in the early 1960s, died Friday at a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., of...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - latimes.comThe culture of cute is having a moment — more than 100 of them. Inside downtown Los Angeles' Japanese American ......
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