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  • New Zealand tainted-milk scare sends shock waves through China

    BEIJING -- Revelations by a New Zealand dairy company that its exports could contain toxic bacteria have sent shock waves across Asia -- perhaps nowhere more so than in China, where officials announced a recall of potentially tainted powdered milk over...
  • If beer or blue cheese smell good to you, thank your DNA

    If beer or blue cheese smell good to you, thank your DNA
    We all smell things a little differently, and new research shows why: By examining the DNA of hundreds of individuals and testing their sense of smell, scientists found the genetic basis for why we smell certain scents. Although smell is a huge part...
  • Football: Venice has a New Zealand connection making major contributions

     One of the stars for Venice High this season is a foreign-exchange student from New Zealand, James Cherrington. The 6-foot-1, 216-pound 17-year-old has six sacks playing defensive end. Not bad for someone who showed up last January having never...
  • Oracle Team USA wins two races to tie America's Cup, 8-8

    Oracle Team USA wins two races to tie America's Cup, 8-8
    It was barely a week ago that Oracle Team USA, the defending champion in the America's Cup, looked all but finished. The American boat trailed Emirates Team New Zealand by eight races to one on the scoreboard, just one defeat short of losing the Cup....
  • Go Away With ... Daniel Gillies

    Go Away With ... Daniel Gillies
    Born in Canada, raised in New Zealand and now living in the United States, Daniel Gillies has roles on two current series. He co-stars as Dr. Joel Goran on "Saving Hope" and as Elijah -- a character who has been killed and resurrected no less than four...
  • Russell Crowe Eyes Starring Role in 'Water Diviner'

    HONG KONG -- Russell Crowe is now heading towards production on "The Water Diviner," a war-drama that will mark the Australian-based superstar's feature directing debut. "If you haven't picked up on what's up I am in pre-pre-production on a film called...
  • Runaways Welcome: Countries Offer Incentives to Lure Productions Fleeing Hollywood

    One man's loss is another's gain. While Hollywood producers lament the lack of local production, territories around the world are benefitting from the exodus, as a raft of factors -- tax incentives, a filmmaker-friendly infrastructure, co-funding and...
  • Go Away With ... Bruce Jenner

    Go Away With ... Bruce Jenner
    After winning the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Bruce Jenner figured he'd be recognizable for a few years before fading out of the public's eyes. Little did he know that three decades later, he would be instantly...
  • Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?

    Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?
    Is one of your plans for 2013 to retire somewhere your retirement income will stretch the furthest? Or are you just beginning to scout out retirement options? In any case, you might well want to check out one or more of the most highly recommended...
  • Letters: Giving the America's Cup its due

    Re "Team USA rides a comeback wave," Sept. 26 Congratulations to The Times for finally getting coverage of the America's Cup race on the front page. The only losers in this event are the people who didn't watch it. To see those 7-ton catamarans...
  • Generosity from a stranger in Germany

    Kathryn Bauer spent 35 years as an analyst and executive at a business services firm, then jumped wholeheartedly into the kind of retirement everyone dreams about: traveling, volunteering, taking college courses, gardening and generally living life away...