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Yushu Earthquake (2010)

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  • Elsa Rady dies at 67; leading contemporary ceramic artist

    Elsa Rady dies at 67; leading contemporary ceramic artist
    As a leading contemporary ceramic artist, Elsa Rady created elegantly simple porcelain vessels and often controlled how they were presented by bolting the refined pieces into place. "She really forged her own path and became a force," said Jo Lauria,...
  • Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories

    Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories
    Hisaye Yamamoto, one of the first Asian American writers to earn literary distinction after World War II with highly polished short stories that illuminated a world circumscribed by culture and brutal strokes of history, has died. She was 89. Yamamoto...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un given new post as rocket launch looms

     
    As North Korea readied for a deeply disputed rocket launch, its youthful new leader, Kim Jong Un, was named to a new position Wednesday as first secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party....
  • Farrakhan's right to speak at Berkeley event is defended

     
    An appearance by controversial Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan at UC Berkeley raised some hackles, but University of California President Mark G. Yudof issued a statement defending Farrakhan's right to speak....
  • Death toll from Turkey earthquake nears 600

     
    Turkey earthquake: The death toll from Turkey’s powerful earthquake was nearing 600 on Sunday, as hopes faded of finding anyone else alive in the rubble....
  • Ai Weiwei getting donations that send message to China's leaders

     
    Ai Weiwei donations: Supporters are giving money to a Chinese artist to help him pay a $2.4-million tax bill; the Ai Weiwei donations are also a pointed message to the Chinese government....
  • Monster Mash: Ai Weiwei's wife detained; Klan robes in museum

     
    Margie Petersen, a philanthropist and co-founder of the Petersen Automotive Museum in L.A., has died at age 76. The National Museum of African American History and Culture has accepted a gift of two authentic robes of the Ku Klux Klan....
  • Sundance Film Festival unveils its 2012 competition lineup

     
    Sundance Film Festival announces its lineup for 2012 competition films. The Sundance Film Festival roster for the U.S. dramatic and U.S. documentary competition -- 16 movies in each category -- features some familiar names both in front of and behind...
  • Climate deal delays new concerted effort on greenhouse gases [updated]

     
    Officials at a climate change gathering in South Africa struck a deal to avoid collapse of international negotiations over global warming, averting the worst fears of environmental advocates but delaying for as many as eight years steps to limit...
  • Villaraigosa says Asia trip will bring jobs, investment

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said his just-concluded 11-day trade mission ot Asia will bring jobs and investment of the city....
  • Scottish zoo presents new Chinese pandas

     
    Chinese pandas Yang Guang and Tian Tian made their debut Friday to an eager audience patiently braving the wind and rain of a Scottish winter morning...