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  • Yale Drama Grad Wins Oscar For '12 Years A Slave'

    Yale Drama Grad Wins Oscar For '12 Years A Slave'
    Meryl Streep had to wait three years before she received her first Oscar nomination after she graduated from the Yale School of Drama. Lupita Nyong'o landed the role that would get her an Academy Award win for outstanding supporting actress even...
  • Chicago area aims to attract more foreign investments

    Chicago area aims to attract more foreign investments
    A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson. The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...
  • In Mexico, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's Spanish goes far

    In Mexico, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's Spanish goes far
    MEXICO CITY — When historians write about 21st century Los Angeles, they'll probably observe that Eric Garcetti was the second Spanish-speaking L.A. mayor in a row to make an official visit to the Mexican capital. They may also note how trips such...
  • Mexico earthquake causes panic but little damage in the capital

    MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake shook a wide area of Mexico on Friday, terrifying residents and sending many fleeing into the streets. There were no initial reports of serious injuries or major damage in the capital. The U.S. Geological...
  • 'Gravity's' Alfonso Cuaron Talks Moving on From Oscars

    For the many who followed the Oscar race closely this year, there was never any doubt that Alfonso Cuaron, the creative brains behind "Gravity," would win the Oscar for best director. But who knew that he might not hold onto that statue and the one he had...
  • Exhibit highlights women who made mariachi history

    Exhibit highlights women who made mariachi history
    Rosa Quirino liked to perform with leather huaraches on her feet and a shawl criss-crossed over her chest, in a nod to Pancho Villa. When men teased her as she sang, she would tell them: "Gentlemen, we are working." Then, she'd pull out her gun. The...
  • In life, Mexican cartel boss was revered as a saint

    In life, Mexican cartel boss was revered as a saint
    MEXICO CITY — If nothing else, the slaying of cartel boss Nazario Moreno Gonzalez by Mexican soldiers may have burst the bubble of mysticism that had made him one of the stranger figures to emerge in the country's drug war. Moreno, whose nicknames...
  • Frida Kahlo lovers, here's a chance to taste her cooking

    Frida Kahlo lovers, here's a chance to taste her cooking
    Frida Kahlo, the cult-figure Mexican artist whose collection of photographs will be shown in a new exhibit at Long Beach’s Museum of Latin American Art, was also a cook. And to celebrate the opening of the show, MOLAA has asked Luis Navarro,...
  • Mexico quake: Is it just me, or are the temblors heading for L.A.?

    Mexico quake: Is it just me, or are the temblors heading for L.A.?
    A magnitude 7.2 temblor hit Mexico on Friday, with shaking felt across much of the country. Is it just me, oh fellow residents of La La Land, or does it feel like — in earthquake-speakĀ — the Big One is getting just a little too close for...
  • Mexico earthquake: Video captures early-warning alert before shaking

    Mexico City had 71 seconds of warning before shaking from a 7.2 earthquake about 200 miles away rumbled into the capital, thanks to central Mexico’s 21-year-old early quake warning system, officials said Friday. It's a system that California still...
  • Leader of Mexican vigilante group arrested in double homicide

    MEXICO CITY — One of the best-known leaders of Mexico’s vigilante “self-defense” movement has been arrested on suspicion of participating in a double homicide, raising new doubts about the federal government’s strategy of...