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  • 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...
  • Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines

    Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines
    MANILA — With the vast scale of death and destruction slowly coming into focus, international relief teams rushed toward the central Philippines, where one of the strongest storms on record left bereft survivors looting food and water or...
  • America squanders its human capital

     America squanders its human capital
    My family's newest member popped into the world with this year's crocuses, just in time for UNICEF's report card on child well-being. Unbeknownst to our bundle of joy, the country of his birth was down at the bottom of the list of 29 nations, with...
  • Myanmar army releases child soldiers

    NEW DELHI – The Myanmar army released 62 child soldiers Wednesday in its latest bid to meet international human rights standards, although critics said more children still remain in uniform. Since the army agreed to end the practice in June 2012,...
  • Syria's lost generation: Number of refugee children reaches 1 million

    The number of Syrian children forced to flee their country has reached 1 million, according to United Nations figures, another grim milestone in a war that has claimed more than 100,000 lives. U.N. officials say the conflict, now in its third year,...
  • Gisele Bundchen sings in latest H&M ad. Just perfect.

    Gisele Bundchen sings in latest H&M ad. Just perfect.
    When she isn't busy looking perfect, being Tom Brady's wife, a mother of two or a model, apparently, Gisele Bundchen also sings. Right. Because we really needed something else to make us feel sufficiently inferior today. The 33-year-old Brazilian...
  • Disney Hall's Danny Kaye, Sylvia Fine exhibit sings their praises

     Disney Hall's Danny Kaye, Sylvia Fine exhibit sings their praises
    "Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids From Brooklyn," currently ensconced at Walt Disney Concert Hall's Ira Gershwin Gallery through Feb. 23, is a treasure trove of lyric sheets, performance materials, scripts, correspondence, business papers, posters,...
  • Against the odds, some Syrians rebuild amid the ruins

    Against the odds, some Syrians rebuild amid the ruins
    ALEPPO, Syria — Bakri Sino spends his days combing through the rubble of a Scud attack, putting aside reusable blocks of concrete, twisted metal rods and still-intact doors. On one of the few walls left standing, someone has spray-painted, "Now...
  • A ride with a reason

    A ride with a reason
    Bob Burlison is about to go on the ride of his life. The 60-year-old La Cañada Flintridge lawyer will take off on his motorcycle next month, trekking more than 15,000 miles around the nation. He plans to stop in every state except Hawaii and Alaska...
  • U.N. denounces mortar attacks on schools in the Syrian capital

    BEIRUT — The United Nations on Tuesday denounced as “barbaric” a series of recent mortar attacks on schools in Damascus, Syria's capital, that have left at least four students dead and dozens others injured. “These barbaric...
  • Japón eleva hasta 52,1 millones de dólares su ayuda humanitaria a Filipinas

    Japón eleva hasta 52,1 millones de dólares su ayuda humanitaria a Filipinas
    El Gobierno nipón decidió hoy incrementar en 20 millones de dólares su monto de ayuda humanitaria de emergencia para paliar los efectos del devastador tifón Haiyán en Filipinas, con lo que el total de asistencia proveniente de Japón se eleva hasta los 52,...