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  • Nguyen Chi Thien dies at 73; poet, Vietnamese prisoner

    The poet was a familiar figure, striding through Little Saigon, sipping tea, sharing wisdom, his head covered with his trademark fedora. He liked to read through the night, not too tired to dissect a bit of homeland politics. He lived simply, renting...
  • Persistent strain of TB claims victims on L.A.'s skid row

    Persistent strain of TB claims victims on L.A.'s skid row
    Public health officials have launched a new, coordinated attack to contain a persistent outbreak of tuberculosis on downtown Los Angeles' skid row, including a search for more than 4,500 people who may have been exposed to the disease. The Centers for...
  • Russia puts an end to USAID activities in the country

     
    Russia is putting a stop to the United States aid agency operating in the country after a two-decade presence in Moscow, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday, a decision seen by critics as a swipe against American support for Russian civil society...
  • Las Vegas shooting: 'Kenny Clutch's' father tearfully defends son

     
    The father of "Kenny Clutch," the Oakland rapper killed in a shooting and crash on the Las Vegas Strip, defended his son at a news conference as police named Ammar Asim Faruq Harris, 26, as a suspect in the shooting....
  • Father goes to strip club, leaves 2-year-old in cold car, LAPD says

     
    A father allegedly left his 2-year-old daughter in a truck while he went inside a strip club to drink, according to the Los Angeles Police Department....
  • ‘American Horror Story’: Jessica Lange runs ‘Asylum’

     
    And you thought the first season of “American Horror Story” was crazy. Season two, starting in October on FX, will be called “American Horror Story: Asylum.” Executive producer Ryan Murphy (“Glee”)¬†explains: “We...
  • Dire shortage of medicine reported in Syria as clashes escalate

     
    Escalating violence in Syria has shut down pharmaceutical plants, piling another worry onto the woes facing the Syrian people: Severe shortages of medicine. The World Health Organization warned Tuesday that growing clashes between forces loyal to...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Misha Friedman

     
    Tuberculosis is still a very deadly disease – especially in the former Soviet Union. The number of patients with very difficult to treat forms of tuberculosis is growing steadily in that part of the world. Photographer Misha Friedman has spent the...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 13, 2012

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Japan, where two women take pictures of themselves as they walk along Christmas display in Tokyo that features about 370,000 LED lights....
  • Cyclist's leg amputated after crash with minivan near Griffith Park

     
    Authorities were looking Sunday for the driver of a minivan that struck a cyclist whose leg had to be amputated after he was dragged on the Zoo Drive onramp for 600 feet....
  • Porn actor felt ‘persecuted’ by fuss over Pasadena college speech

     
    The porn actor scheduled to speak to a Pasadena City College class on Wednesday said he felt "a little persecuted and singled out" after hearing that the audience for his guest lecture had been significantly pared down. James Deen –......