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  • Is Niijima here to stay? New image of the newest island on Earth

    Is Niijima here to stay? New image of the newest island on Earth
    There is a new island on our planet. Its name is Niijima, and you can see one of its newest baby pictures, courtesy of NASA, above. Niijima is a volcanic island. It emerged from the Pacific Ocean one month ago, about 600 miles south of Tokyo. It is...
  • Neanderthals put time and effort into burying their dead, study finds

    Neanderthals put time and effort into burying their dead, study finds
    Stocky, sturdy and strong, Neanderthals may also have been sentimental. A new study suggests our closest, extinct human relatives took the time to bury their dead as much as 50,000 years ago. The findings, published in the journal PNAS,  add to a...
  • Message in a bottle found 54 years later in Arctic

    Message in a bottle found 54 years later in Arctic
    A message in a bottle, buried 54 years ago under a rock cairn in a remote Arctic valley on Canada’s northernmost island, could well be the last written words from a promising young glaciologist and explorer from Pasadena. The words from Paul T....
  • Hawaiian community is ready for the Obamas

    Hawaiian community is ready for the Obamas
    KAILUA, Hawaii — Five years after Barack Obama first made Kailua his winter White House as president-elect, his arrival Friday night was a decidedly low-key event. His sojourns have, without question, put this laid-back beach town on the map....
  • 'Smaug' stock soars! A&E caves on 'Duck Dynasty.'

    'Smaug' stock soars! A&E caves on 'Duck Dynasty.'
    After the coffee. Before figuring out who should coach the Redskins next. The Skinny: This time last year, I was excited about the Redskins making the playoffs. Now I'm just excited that I won't have to watch them lose every Sunday for another nine...
  • ‘Last of Us,’ ‘Super Mario 3D World’: 2013′s 10 best video games

     
    In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, The Times asked its critics to list the best of […]...
  • ‘Doki-Doki Universe’: Video games make a play for emotions in 2013

     
    “Doki-Doki Universe” begins with heartbreak. A robot is left alone on an asteroid, dumped there by his human family. The […]...
  • 1905 L.A. water board announces aqueduct project

     
    The Los Angeles Water Board announces the securing of water from the Owens River in Inyo County and construction of an aqueduct. Members of the the Los Angeles Water Board from left: J. J. Fay, J. M. Elliott, M. H. Sherman, William Mead and Fred L. Baker....
  • Border tunnel: 3 arrested; 8 tons of pot, 325 lbs. of cocaine seized

    Border tunnel: 3 arrested; 8 tons of pot, 325 lbs. of cocaine seized
    SAN DIEGO — U.S. authorities said Thursday they have shut down a major cross-border drug tunnel that traffickers had recently completed and equipped with an electric rail and cart system capable of ferrying tons of drugs from Tijuana to San Diego....
  • A terrifying Halloween playlist from Pop & Hiss

    A terrifying Halloween playlist from Pop & Hiss
    The scariest part about Halloween is having to put up with hearing "Monster Mash" a thousand times in a night. If you're looking for a tasteful soundtrack that still feels like the icy breath of the reaper tonight, Pop & Hiss is here to help.  Wolf...
  • Southern California home prices are flat for fourth month in a row

    Southern California home prices are flat for fourth month in a row
    Southern California home prices appear to have hit a wall, with the median home price flat for the fourth consecutive month in October. The median sale price was $383,750 last month, 21.8% higher than last year — but virtually unchanged from June,...