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  • PASSINGS

    PASSINGS
    Ali Alatas Ex-foreign minister for Indonesia Ali Alatas, 76, the former Indonesian foreign minister who had the delicate task of representing his country during an often-brutal dictatorship and was once in the running to head the United Nations, died...
  • Angkor Wat was a city ahead of its time

    Angkor Wat was a city ahead of its time
    The ancient Khmer city of Angkor in Cambodia was the largest preindustrial metropolis in the world, with a population near 1 million and an urban sprawl that stretched over an area similar to modern-day Los Angeles, researchers reported Monday. The city'...
  • Plight of the brumbies

    Plight of the brumbies
    Adam watched as his mother and father were gunned down. Rosie was just 4 weeks old when her mother died after being caught in a trap. She almost didn't make it. Pixie lost her newborn,who suffered a broken leg, and even after she became pregnant again,...
  • LAX-to- Australia airfares may fall

    G'Day travelers, air fares to Down Under are on their way down. Travel between Sydney, Australia, and Los Angeles, considered one of the more popular but most expensive routes in the world, may be soon be getting more competitive for airlines and cheaper...
  • Foreign airlines flock to LAX

    Domestic travel might be in a slump, but overseas flights are surging at Los Angeles International Airport. Foreign airlines are turning to LAX again despite crowded, aging terminals -- frequent-flier surveys often rank it among the nation's worst --...
  • Branson gives L.A.-to-Sydney fliers a fare deal

    One of the more popular but most expensive routes in the world is getting some competition, and that means cheaper air fares for Southern California travelers. V Australia, a new airline started by British billionaire Richard Branson, said Monday that it...
  • Driver warned of jail's sexual gorillas

    An Australian court has issued a blunt warning about the sexual predators a young driver faces in jail if he does not stop speeding, as authorities struggle to stop teenagers street racing. "You'll find big, ugly, hairy strong men (in jail) who've got...
  • 'The Diplomat' is on a road less traveled

    "The Diplomat," which premieres tonight on Ion, is one of those character-driven, complicated miniseries thrillers the British are so fond of, the kind of story in which a highly significant plot point is revealed by the way a person purses his mouth when...
  • Travis Fimmel of 'The Beast'

    Travis Fimmel costars in A&E's "The Beast" with Patrick Swayze. Once upon a time, he was on pretty much every billboard everywhere wearing only Calvin Klein underwear. We caught up with him at the family farm in Australia. How long are you down there?...
  • Baby whale seems to think yacht is its mother

    Baby whale seems to think yacht is its mother
    Australian media say a lost humpback whale calf has bonded with a yacht it seems to think is its mother. The 1- to 2-month-old calf was first sighted Sunday in waters off north Sydney, and on Monday tried to suckle from a yacht, which it would not leave....
  • Snapshots of the trip that was 2007

    By Christopher ReynoldsTimes Staff Writer This won't take long. In fact, I'm betting you'll be able to read it in less time than it takes a major airline to put a human being on the phone when you want one. Here, in less than 1,000 words, is what...