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  • L.A. Times Travel Show: What Alyssa Milano learned on UNICEF travels

    L.A. Times Travel Show: What Alyssa Milano learned on UNICEF travels
    Travelers looking to do good during their vacations while relaxing on the beach with margaritas should be careful about where they travel, actress Alyssa Milano said Saturday at the L.A. Times Travel Show. "The scariest thing is going to a resort, and...
  • U.N. to immunize 20 million children against polio in Middle East

    U.N. to immunize 20 million children against polio in Middle East
    BEIRUT – An outbreak of polio among children in war-torn Syria has prompted a mass immunization campaign that aims to vaccinate 20 million children in seven Middle Eastern nations and territories, the United Nations and the World Health Organization...
  • Southeast Asia is polio-free, World Health Organization rules

    Southeast Asia is polio-free, World Health Organization rules
    WASHINGTON – The World Health Organization declared Southeast Asia polio-free Thursday, marking a global health milestone for India, where the disease accounted for nearly half of all worldwide cases just five years ago. The announcement comes...
  • L.A. Filipinos mobilize to assist typhoon victims

    L.A. Filipinos mobilize to assist typhoon victims
    As the death toll continues to rise in the aftermath of the powerful typhoon that swept through the Philippines last week, Southern California’s local Filipino community has been mobilizing to assist in relief efforts. A 5K Charity Walk was held...
  • Disney to celebrate 'it's a small world' 50th anniversary with global sing-along

    Disney to celebrate 'it's a small world' 50th anniversary with global sing-along
    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of its most iconic rides, Disney Parks announced Friday that it will hold a global sing-along for the "it's a small world" attraction.  The attraction is celebrating 50 years after debuting at the 1964 New York...
  • Protect children in youth sports [Commentary]

    Protect children in youth sports [Commentary]
    While there has been strong focus on concussions in recent years (all 50 states and the District of Columbia now have concussion safety laws), no similar effort has been made in this country to enact laws to protect children playing sports from abuse...
  • Push to legalize pot stalls out in Annapolis

    Push to legalize pot stalls out in Annapolis
    The Maryland General Assembly yesterday held an extensive set of hearings on a variety of bills dealing with marijuana.  The bills varied from outright legalization to various decriminalization options. Much of the debate was predictable, but a few...
  • Justin Bieber gets mushy in public over lost love Selena Gomez

    Justin Bieber gets mushy in public over lost love Selena Gomez
    Is Justin Bieber longing for simpler times? The off-the-rails pop star on Monday posted to Instagram a photo montage of ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez, taken upon her arrival at the Vanity Fair bash Sunday after the Oscars. "Most elegant princess in the...
  • Some immigrants may lack documents for new driver's licenses

    Some immigrants may lack documents for new driver's licenses
    As the California Department of Motor Vehicles prepares for a historic expansion of driving privileges, some immigrants may be left out because they lack documents proving who they are or where they live. The DMV is hiring about 1,000 workers and...
  • Alyssa Milano, media actorvist

     Alyssa Milano, media actorvist
    When you've been working since you were 8, as Alyssa Milano has, it takes a special kind of role to get you really excited. Using your birthday to raise money for clean water in Ethiopia, for instance. Or hunkering down with the beleaguered in Kosovo...
  • Jared Leto, Leonardo DiCaprio among stars relaxing at THR party

    Jared Leto, Leonardo DiCaprio among stars relaxing at THR party
    The event: The Hollywood Reporter's Nominees Night on Monday at Spago in Beverly Hills attracted guests including actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong’o, Ethan Hawke, Bruce Dern and Steve Coogan; directors David O. Russell and...