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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Sip on this: Lost in Laos cocktail by Matt Biancaniello

     
    Winter seemed to drag on and on for Angelenos this year. Crippled by a series of cold, rainy days, our city's citizens are raring for some serious beach bumming and sunshine. These welcomed months also mean it's time to start making summer travel plans....
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Tours & cruises

    MEXICO Rockin' on water Sixthman's "VH1 Best Cruise Ever" aboard the Carnival Inspiration will feature a lineup that includes headliners Colbie Caillat, Train and Lifehouse. The itinerary also includes an eight-hour port call in Cozumel. Itinerary:...