| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where travelers wait in line to check in at the Los Angeles International Airport. More than 43 million people are to travel over the long holiday weekend, according to AAA. Also, President...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:46 AM
BANGKOK, Thailand – Riot police fired tear gas Sunday at anti-government protesters armed with petrol bombs trying to force their way into the prime minister’s complex and police headquarters, intensifying Thailand’s political crisis and...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 12:05 PM
BANGKOK, Thailand – Anti-government protests turned violent Saturday with at least one person killed in the Thai capital after opponents and supporters of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra clashed.
Protests had remained relatively peaceful over...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:40 AM
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Hundreds of demonstrators forced their way into Thailand’s army headquarters Friday, the latest building targeted in anti-government protests aimed at unseating Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Shortly after noon,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:10 AM
NEW DELHI -- Blowing whistles and calling for the prime minister to resign, anti-government demonstrators forced their way into Thailand’s finance and foreign ministries Monday, joining thousands who poured into the streets of the Thai capital of...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Everyone has their favorite Thai takeout place. Where I live, I typically do Min's Kitchen or Woodlands Cafe. But if I lived near Kozy Korner, I'd be going there regularly.
It's for people who, like me, enjoy strong Thai flavors — lemon grass,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
BANGKOK -- Most of us can read about sex trafficking with a sense of detachment. It is only when we see its results up close that we are forced to confront the full extent of its horror.
Nana Plaza is one of several "red light" districts in Bangkok. It...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Ethnography, existential drama and a missing-persons story combine to mostly engaging effect in Thai arthouse entry "The Isthmus." Centered on a Bangkok mother who is compelled to take her young daughter to a Thailand-Burma border town following the death...
| 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...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:48 AM
Q: I want to take a short ride on an Airbus A380 super jumbo for as little cost as possible. Can you suggest a few short, relatively inexpensive routes that are served by this aircraft? I travel a lot and any departure airport is acceptable whether it's...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Last year the trip-planning website Tripomatic calculated one simple, fascinating statistic: In different cities across the globe, how long can $100 last?
Presuming a traveler stayed in the cheapest possible accommodation (usually a shared dorm), took...