| Jul 17, 2014
In Pictures in the News, an investigation is underway in Panorama City, where two bodies were found after police responded to reports of shots fired early Thursday morning. LAPD officers discovered the bodies in a 7-Eleven parking lot in the 8200 block of...
| Jul 19, 2014
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. International news took the headlines this week as thousands of Israeli troops, backed by tanks, warplanes and gunboats, pressed deeper into the Gaza Strip as Palestinian militants returned fire...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Many people fled their homes in the Philippines as Typhoon Rammasun rumbled toward Manila, the capital, where it made landfall early Wednesday.
The storm is the first typhoon to touch down in the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan, which was one of the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:29 AM
At least 20 people have been killed and seven others injured in a typhoon that ripped through the Philippines, government officials said Wednesday.
Typhoon Rammasun, which made landfall early Tuesday, blasted the island nation with 105-mph winds and...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:33 PM
The blossoms are back.
That was the theme Saturday at the 34th Lotus Festival held at Echo Park Lake under a sunny sky. Thousands wandered the park with plates of noodles and rice, stopping to watch dance troupes and martial arts demonstrations and pose...
| Apr 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — Two and a half years after President Obama vowed to shift America's diplomatic, economic and military focus to Asia, he will head back to the region this week to try to convince allies and adversaries alike that he really meant it....
| May 20, 2014
Filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs is best known for his "Miss Peregrine" books ("Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and "Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children"). An avid traveler, Riggs, 35, says...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next:
· Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Philippines may be the next country to offer production incentives to runaway productions.
Philippines Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara is promoting the Fostering Investment through Local and International Movies (Film) Act, which would boost local film...
| Jun 16, 2014
After focusing its growth on North America for its first half-century, Crate and Barrel is aggressively expanding abroad, looking for new opportunities in Asia, Latin America and Europe.
CEO Sascha Bopp has moved the brand into eight new countries, with...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:03 AM
By David Beasley
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Measles cases have hit a 20-year high in the United States, a troubling increase fueled by international travel by people who have not been vaccinated against the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:42 PM
The sloping, misty foothills of a dormant volcano called Mount Talinis is probably the least expected place to discover a budding extreme sport. Amid the thick, green forest you can see steep mountain faces jutting skyward. The plants and soil are...