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NEW YORK -- It's bad enough to go from roaming the earth as a fearsome predator to being uprooted and dragged across three continents, but to end up in a basement in Queens? No wonder the Tyrannosaurus bataar was broken up. Literally. But not for...
BEIJING — Mongolia's hip-hop scene caught Benj Binks off guard. The young Australian expected the descendants of Genghis Khan to be mostly nomads and herders, cantering over wild, bleak plains. Instead, when he arrived in the country's capital of...
L.A. NOWRose Parade 2013: Siberian throat singer can't be heard -- again...
World NowThe Chinese equivalent of Twitter has blocked remarks from Hillary Clinton that implicitly swiped at human rights abuses in China, according to a Hong Kong group that monitors Chinese media....
24 FramesFifteen years ago, Jean-Jacques Annaud was demonized by the Chinese Communist Party for his film “Seven Years in Tibet.” A decade and a half on, the 68-year-old French director is being welcomed here with open arms. On Saturday, Annaud will...
L.A. NOWOfficials Tuesday were advising rock climbers at Joshua Tree National Park to use helmets after a San Diego man fell 50 feet and injured his head....
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesThe Gray Earth Galsan Tschinag, translated from the German by Katharina Rout Milkweed: 303 pp., $24 Galsan Tschinag was born in the 1940s in Mongolia and educated in Germany. After university, he returned to Mongolia to lead what was left of his...
On The SpotQuestion: As a 49-year-old single man, I often travel alone, mostly domestically. I would love to travel abroad, but I am hesitant because of growing concerns about hospital care in case of a medical emergency. I feel perfectly healthy now, but you...
Michael Van Gorkom was laid off by Yahoo in late April. He didn't panic. He didn't rush off to a therapist. Instead, the 33-year-old Santa Monica resident discovered that being jobless "kind of settled nicely." Week one: "I thought, 'OK . . . I need to...
Here's a discouraging metric: Google the phrase "endangered places" and you'll get more than 30,000 results. The Natural Resources Defense Council wants to preserve the white water of Patagonia's Futaleufu River; the World Wildlife Fund urges saving the...
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Times Staff WriterXILINHOT, China — Video recorder in hand, Wang Hong sat inside a small stone-and-brick house with one of China's aging musical masters — a Mongolian vocalist named Hajab who once sang his region's ancestral melodies for Chairman Mao Tse-tung....
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