| Mar 15, 2011
| 6:27 PM
Hawaii officials estimate that the powerful tsunami generated from the Japan earthquake caused tens of millions of dollars in damage to ports, roads and homes in the state, and they expect tourism revenue to decline as Japanese travelers cancel vacations....
| Mar 17, 2011
Small amounts of radioactive isotopes from the crippled Japanese nuclear power plant are being blown toward North America high in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean and will reach California as soon as Friday, according to experts.
A network of...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 12:50 PM
Strong aftershocks and a second sizable earthquake rattled Japan through the night after the island nation's worst quake in recorded history, but the tsunami waves that drowned hundreds in northeast Japan mostly spared other countries around the Pacific...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:38 PM
| Apr 21, 2011
| 11:06 AM
For Mark Romero, showing off the communal areas of the Silo Point condominium where he lives is just as important as touting his own place.
As he walks toward the front desk in the lobby, the concierge greets him by name. Romero then moves toward an open...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Japan struggled on Saturday to recover from its worst earthquake, which unleashed enough energy to generate a tsunami that threatened several countries along the Pacific Rim, including the United States where parts of California and the rest of the West...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 2:35 PM
In December, shortly after taking office, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie told the Los Angeles Times that he hoped to use his new perch to take on the so-called "birther" movement, the belief that President Obama was not born in the state -- or, more to...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday credited Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) for making "the right decision" with her veto of the so-called "birther bill," which would have required presidential candidates to submit their birth certificates in order to...
| Jul 28, 2011
When I was growing up in Tokyo in the '60s, we had bento day at school once a week. This meant mother had to get up early and fix lunch for her five children. We were proud of her bento, which might include a little leftover meat, such as sukiyaki,...
| Apr 14, 2011
The curry first hits you in a rush of spice as persistent and irrepressible as the heat of a desert afternoon. It wells up in your eyes and trickles down your nose before emanating out to your extremities. But this is a controlled burn, calibrated as...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:38 PM
For many people, Friday in Central Florida was undoubtedly another beautiful day at the Walt Disney World parks.
Yet many East Coast Disney fans probably had their attention focused westward as the D23 Expo kicked off its first day in Anaheim, Calif....