| Jan 21, 2011
There are some new developments in a fatal crash that took place on July, 9 2010. A man charged with three counts of intoxication manslaughter for killing three teenagers reportedly fled the country to Nepal. On Friday, Jan. 21, family members gathered at...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 3:33 PM
After 40 years of waiting Juani Santos, a 61-year-old welder from Cuba, has made the switch from seniora to senior!
He is one of the first Cubans to undergo sex reassignment surgery, a revolutionary new program funded by the socialist island back in...
| Jun 8, 2011
Toms Shoes-best-known for the utilitarian fabric footwear sold under its one-for-one charity model--announced the company's new product category, sunglasses. Priced from $135 to $145 a pair, the glasses won't be distributed in the same way that Toms...
| Feb 6, 2011
Revisiting the Garden
Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 250 pp., $25
Bookish gardeners know well (even in sunny Southern California) the delights of the winter doldrums. In rain and snow they diligently read their way through...
| Feb 27, 2011
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 4:42 PM
The Catholic Charities Immigration and Refugees Services in Dauphin County is celebrating World Refugee Day Saturday.
After helping to resettle over 600 refugees since 2006, the agency is gathering refugees from Bhutan, Nepal, Iran, Cuba, Vietnam and...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Dreamweapon: The Art and Life of Angus MacLise (1938-1979)
If, as Brian Eno once suggested, everyone who bought a Velvet Underground album started a rock band, it stands to reason that the musicians who shaped that revolutionary sound...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 8:43 AM
KATHMANDU, Nepal (CNN) -- A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday.
Dhegani Mahato was attacked and set on fire by family members and others after a shaman allegedly...
| Mar 9, 2012
Fresh off a year practicing medicine in Nepal, Grainne McKeown found her old habits weren't sitting well with her new worldview.
"Coming from a place where you might spend 50 cents for a meal — and a lot of people don't even have 50 cents —...
| May 14, 2012
| 9:12 AM
A small plane crashed after it was unable to land in a mountainous area of Nepal on Monday, killing 15 of the 21 people on board, aviation officials said.
The plane was about a mile from the airport at Jomsom, a popular tourist town in central Nepal,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:25 PM
LBHS student wins Soroptimist award
Laguna Beach High School student Alia Manetta has been awarded with the Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award, which includes a $1,000 scholarship.
The award honors young women for their volunteer service.
Alia is an...
| May 19, 2012
| 12:35 PM
THE HIMALAYAS, NEPAL - At 73, Tamae Watanabe is the oldest woman to scale the summit of Mount Everest... again.
The last time she set the record, she was 63.
She reached the top of the world's highest peak with four other team members morning after an...