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  • Ex-Guatemalan commander faces trial in Riverside over massacre

    Ex-Guatemalan commander faces trial in Riverside over massacre
    Opening statements began Tuesday in Riverside in the trial of a former Guatemalan soldier accused of concealing his role in a massacre when he applied for U.S. citizenship. A federal prosecutor told jurors in Riverside that Jorge Sosa took part in the...
  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 10, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, a cat gets a close look at a government trooper taking position as Muslim rebels hold scores of hostages as human shields in a standoff at the southern port city of Zamboanga in the Philippines. More battle-ready...
  • Guatemala passenger bus plunges into ravine; at least 38 killed

    Guatemala passenger bus plunges into ravine; at least 38 killed
    MEXICO CITY — A packed passenger bus plunged off a highway into a ravine in the Guatemalan highlands Monday morning, killing at least 38 people and injuring dozens, government officials said. The accident occurred about 40 miles west of...
  • Ancient Maya pyramid yields new treasures

    Ancient Maya pyramid yields new treasures
    “The Storm God enters the sky.” That’s the translation of Och Chan Yopaat, the name of an ancient Maya ruler whose likeness dominates a remarkable carving discovered last month in a Guatemala pyramid. The carving, which depicts the...
  • In 'La Camioneta,' Mark Kendall traces school bus' strange trip

     In 'La Camioneta,' Mark Kendall traces school bus' strange trip
    In a memorable scene from Robert Altman's 1975 classic "Nashville," a ditzy British reporter played by Geraldine Chaplin wanders beside a fleet of yellow school buses, scavenging for glib metaphors about the fissures in U.S. society. In Mark Kendall's...
  • A book for Mother's Day? The mystery of my mother's reading habits

    A book for Mother's Day? The mystery of my mother's reading habits
    No two readers are alike. No two mothers are alike. And the only way to really find out what might be a good book to get your mother for Mother’s Day is to ask her what she likes to read. My own mother’s reading habits have always been a bit...
  • $1.79 million in pot seized in Laguna smuggling bust, feds say

     
    U.S. Homeland Security special agents have apprehended nine men suspected of attempting to smuggle $1.79 million in marijuana from a boat off Crystal Cove State Park in south Orange County. Border Patrol agents reported that they recovered 26 bundles of.....
  • Two Assembly members, just reelected, announce runs for Senate

     
    Two state Assembly members to run for Senate...
  • The Week in Pictures | November 5 – 11, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • 7.4 earthquake in Guatemala

     
    A deadly earthquake rattled Guatemala on Wednesday, knocking out electricity, destroying dozens of buildings and killing at least 39 people, with many more missing or buried, President Otto Perez Molina said. The quake, which officials called the most...
  • Quake rattles Guatemala, Mexico; 3 reported dead

     
    At least three people were reportedly killed in Guatemala after a powerful earthquake shook the Central American country....