| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:34 PM
From abducted brides to Olympic woes, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from last week in global news....
| Mar 16, 2012
Pierre Schoendoerffer, 83, an Oscar-winning French filmmaker who was held prisoner in Indochina and chronicled the pain of war on screen and on the page, died Wednesday, the French military health service said. France's Le Figaro newspaper said...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:18 PM
Fresh mango glistening the brilliant orange of a late-summer sun, glutinous rice balls glowing a radiant pandan green, tender taro cakes blooming the same piercing purple as a field of lilacs.
Bhan Kanom Thai is a rainbow rush of colors. The Hollywood...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Chipotle Mexican Grill will open the first West Coast branch of its ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen concept in Santa Monica in early 2013, the company said.
The nascent chain already has two locations -- one operating, one still under construction --...
| Dec 2, 2012
BALANGA, Philippines — The school day at Balanga Elementary on the Bataan Peninsula was winding down, and children poured from the classrooms into the stifling afternoon heat.
Behind their classrooms, they played around the statutes of grim-...
| May 20, 2012
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO DELHI
From LAX, connecting service to Delhi is offered on KLM, Lufthansa, United, Cathay Pacific, Emirates Air, Turkish Airlines, Air China, British, Asiana, China Eastern, China Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Malaysia Airlines....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:00 AM
In the land of sushi, ramen and tempura, pretzel sales apparently do gangbusters. After launching its first Asian outpost in Japan, Pasadena-based Wetzel’s Pretzels said the store has become its top-selling location worldwide.
Photos show snaking...
| Jan 22, 2012
Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
| Jan 29, 2012
Here is a list of selected national and international airlines that offer flights out of major U.S. cities. In some cases, an airline may not have its own mileage-reward program but may partner with another airline. Note: "FF" denotes "frequent flier."...
| Aug 5, 2012
Sandi Tan's past is teeming with ghosts. The Pasadena-based filmmaker-turned-novelist isn't a "seer" herself — she's a self-described scaredy-cat and doesn't particularly enjoy supernatural books and movies — but her childhood in Singapore...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 9:00 AM
"Total Recall" didn't prove memorable enough to beat "The Dark Knight Rises" at the box office, as the Batman flick claimed the No. 1 position for the third consecutive weekend.
The final entry in Christopher Nolan's superhero trilogy took in an...