| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:35 PM
"The Act of Killing," one of the most remarkable, most talked about documentaries of the year, is expanding its Los Angeles-area run starting Friday.
Director Joshua Oppenheimer accurately calls this "a documentary of the imagination," and it takes more...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:04 PM
"The Act of Killing" takes more than a little getting used to. It's a mind-bending film, devastating and disorienting, that disturbs us in ways we're not used to being disturbed, raising questions about the nature of documentary, the persistence of evil,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees.
Motiwala, a U....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Scientists have discovered the third known species of walking shark in Indonesia. Which means that there are, apparently, other walking shark species. And also, that sharks walk.
Time to take a moment to let that sink in. Meanwhile, watch the video...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s decision to outsource asylum seekers to Papua New Guinea drew scorn from human rights advocates Friday and denunciation from political opponents as an approach that has already failed twice.
But the reminders...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:57 AM
CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's prime minister warned Friday that all refugees who arrive by boat will be resettled on the island nation of Papua New Guinea, a policy shift that rights groups immediately condemned.
The move, described by Prime...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Vanessa Hudgens is kind of a good girl. At least that's what her Marie Claire interview makes her out to be: a "good girl gone badass," to be exact.
The "High School Musical" alum, 24, covers the fashion and beauty mag's October issue and her feature...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:08 PM
A Saudi princess living in Irvine was charged Wednesday with human trafficking after a Kenyan woman who worked in her home fled and contacted the police. Orange County prosecutors allege that Meshael Alayban forced the woman to work 16 hours a day,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A man travels to Indonesia and contracts the measles. He then visits a church in Texas, sickening 21 people -- at least so far. Who should feel responsible? The unvaccinated man who contracted the disease or the ministers at the church who’ve...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The headlines this week came out of Egypt, where deadly clashes and sectarian tensions have spread across the country after security forces stormed two Cairo sit-ins, killing hurndreds of...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:32 AM
That fried shrimp is going to hit you in the gut, and the wallet.
Prices for the tiny crustaceans are soaring because of a disease that’s crimping supplies in Thailand, Vietnam and China, the three largest producers of shrimp in the world....