| Sep 18, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Researchers Having Fun: Scientists from the Primate Research Institute at Japan's Kyoto University reported in an August journal article that they had given helium gas to apes (gibbons), which, predictably, made their voices goofily high-pitched. However,...
| Dec 2, 2012
Exotic Vacation Thailand
Roundtrip airfare from LAX to Bangkok 11 nights accommodations, including multiple 5-Star Le Meridien hotels
· Guests spend 4 nights in Bangkok, 4 nights in the walled city of Chiang Mai, 2 nights in contemporary Chiang Rai and...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:42 AM
The pros of traveling definitely outweigh the cons, but that doesn't mean you should throw caution to the wind when exploring new places.
While the language barrier and the cultural sites are exciting, they also open up travelers to scam artists and...
| Aug 9, 2012
Although Nick B. Williams Jr. would carve out a distinguished career as an editor and foreign correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, he first had to overcome the "junior" at the end of his name.
He joined the newspaper in the late 1960s when his father,...
| Aug 10, 2012
Shengyang Zhou assured the American buyers that his Chinese-made weight-loss capsules were safe. Zhou was sure because he had a test — one person eats a whole bottle.
Such a person would have "maybe some stomach problem, but not die," he told...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:31 AM
What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit.
Suzanne Nam, 38, moved to Bangkok, Thailand, about six years ago to be a...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:14 PM
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Six roasted fetuses covered with gold for black magic rituals were found in a Bangkok hotel room, Thai police said.
Chow Hok Kuen, a 28-year-old British citizen of Taiwanese origin, faces charges of hiding and covering dead bodies...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:18 AM
New underground lab turns S. Dakota gold town into scientific hub in search for 'dark matter'
LEAD, S.D. (AP) — Nestled nearly 5,000 feet beneath the earth in the gold boom town of Lead, S.D., is a laboratory that could help scientists answer...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Seems everyone's bashing Lady Gaga lately.
First, Madonna dissed her implying "Born This Way" was just an "Express Yourself" ripoff.
Gaga was hurt, but chose to shake it off, telling her Little Monsters in New Zealand, "There's no need to put people...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Bangkok, Thailand -- The grandson of the creator of Red Bull energy drink allegedly crashed his Ferrari into a Thai police officer, killing him, and then fled the scene, Bangkok police said Monday.
The controversy over the arrest of Vorayud Yoovidhaya,...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:54 PM
NHA TRANG, Vietnam -- The mysterious deaths of 2 more young tourists in Asia has prompted increase concerns over the possiblilty of poisonings.
The latest victims, Kari Bowerman, 27, and Cathy Huynh, 26, were backpacking in Vietnam while on break from...