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  • Haiti declares search-and-rescue phase over

     
    Haiti's government has declared the search and rescue phase for survivors of the earthquake over, the United Nations announced Saturday, saying there is little hope of finding more people alive 11 days after much of the capital was reduced to rubble....
  • Pasadena Playhouse, Second City Hollywood to hold Haiti relief events

     
    Two L.A.-area theaters -- the Pasadena Playhouse and Hollywood's Second City -- have announced that they will be holding Haiti earthquake relief events in the coming weeks. The Pasadena Playhouse said it will hold a one-night-only benefit concert on Feb.....
  • Afghanistan's Malalai Joya speaks in So Cal

     
    At age 27, Malalai Joya was the first woman elected to Afghanistan's parliament. She's an outspoken advocate for democracy -- so much so that she's been suspended from her job in the National Assembly for allegedly insulting her colleagues on......
  • Your morning adorable: Elephants canoodle at new Thai elephant retirement home

     
    Thailand's new Pang La Elephant Rehabilitation Center officially opened over the weekend, becoming the first facility of its kind in the country known for its love affair with elephants. The center, in Thailand's Lampang province, plans to care for up.......
  • Kudos for Obama's peace prize defense of 'just war'

     
    "Barack Obama at his best," said Republican stalwart Pat Buchanan. "I thought it was presidential, scholarly.... It's a speech of a very mature president.... His defense of his country was eloquent.... I hope it's true that he wrote every word......
  • Mexico City authorities free a dozen more slave workers

     
    A rehabilitation center in Azcapotzalco borough where a dozen people were freed from forced work may be connected to a drug clinic where authorities freed more than 100 so-called slave workers last week, Mexico City prosecutors said. Authorities conducted...
  • YEMEN: A cease-fire offer

     
    Yemen called for a cease-fire Saturday with Shiite rebels in the northwest mountains, where tens of thousands of refugees have fled in recent weeks and international humanitarian organizations have condemned government airstrikes. There were conflicting...
  • Government researchers want to peek in grocery carts

     
    The government wants to know how you decide what to put in your grocery cart. The idea, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says, is to help families get healthier. "This ambitious five-year effort will fill in critical gaps in existing data......
  • Obama New Orleans town hall: Boos for Bobby Jindal

     
    Full text of president's remarks and his Q&A with local citizens....
  • At least 3 killed when strong earthquake shakes northern Japan

    A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked a rural area of northern Japan on Saturday, killing at least three people, triggering landslides and reportedly knocking down a bridge, fire and disaster management officials said. At least 64 were injured....
  • Peas, Coldplay delivers music with a message

    Peas, Coldplay delivers music with a message
    FOR YEARS musicians have taken a leading role in one of their industry's most important acts of public service -- turning people's hunger for a great song, well performed, into food that feeds the physical hunger of thousands. Live Aid for Africa is...