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  • Lia Lee dies at 30; figure in cultural dispute over epilepsy treatment

    Lia Lee dies at 30; figure in cultural dispute over epilepsy treatment
    She could speak only with her eyes. But Lia Lee's life bridged worlds and changed American medicine. Lia, the subject of Anne Fadiman's 1997 book "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down," died Aug. 31 in Sacramento at the age of 30, after living...
  • Clinton comments on human rights blocked in China, group says

     
    The Chinese equivalent of Twitter has blocked remarks from Hillary Clinton that implicitly swiped at human rights abuses in China, according to a Hong Kong group that monitors Chinese media....
  • As Clinton visits, old U.S. bombs continue to kill, maim in Laos

     
    As Hillary Clinton made the first trip to Laos by a U.S. Secretary of State in nearly six decades, activists urged the U.S. to step up its spending to clear the vast stretches of Lao land still littered with unexploded American bombs left over from its...
  • Counterpane quilts: L.A. artist goes improvisational

     
    Los Angeles artist Pauline Boyd creates her Counterpane quilts by hand in her Silver Lake studio....
  • Southeast Asian sweets add variety to life

    Southeast Asian sweets add variety to life
    Fresh mango glistening the brilliant orange of a late-summer sun, glutinous rice balls glowing a radiant pandan green, tender taro cakes blooming the same piercing purple as a field of lilacs. Bhan Kanom Thai is a rainbow rush of colors. The Hollywood...
  • Political resignations and general strikes hit Greece

     
    As the Greece Parliament prepares to vote on austerity measures, the nation sees a nationwide strike and a wave of Cabinet resignations over demands by the European Union for ever-deeper spending cuts....
  • Culinary SOS: Thai green chicken curry from a San Luis Obispo restaurant

    Culinary SOS: Thai green chicken curry from a San Luis Obispo restaurant
    Dear SOS: Recently my best childhood friend treated me to a creekside birthday dinner at beautiful Novo Restaurant in San Luis Obispo. We both had the Thai green chicken curry, and it was absolutely incredible. I tried an online recipe that was good but...
  • Greek PM Seeks Backing For Reforms, Debt Deal Near

    Greek PM Seeks Backing For Reforms, Debt Deal Near
    ATHENS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Lucas Papademos sought backing on Sunday from leading Greek party leaders for painful and unpopular reforms that the near-bankrupt country must negotiate now that a long-awaited debt relief deal seems almost secured....
  • 15 hotels to stay in before you die

    15 hotels to stay in before you die
    Whether it's balanced on the rim of a volcano or made of crystallized salt, the right hotel can provide you with a good year's worth of bragging material. These are the kinds of places you have to go at least once, if only to say you have. The best...
  • POW/MIA bracelet recalls loss of local Marine and mother’s search to learn his fate

     
    It’s been a long time since anyone asked about Patrick R. Curran, a U.S. Marine Corps bombardier navigator who was reported missing in action over …...
  • Swooping in to help Laos

    Swooping in to help Laos
    It's the fourth zip line that spills the surprise. Confident now, I leap off the platform to feel the cable bounce heavily, then snap taut under my weight. Gravity takes over, shooting me through a tunnel of blurring foliage until the whirr of the pulley-...