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  • NTSB to open hearings on Asiana Airlines crash

    NTSB to open hearings on Asiana Airlines crash
    Federal safety officials will hold an investigative hearing starting Tuesday to explore the Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco that killed three passengers and injured more than 180 in July. On Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington, the National...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Tom Hiddleston disguised in Asgard, on stage

     
    Tom Hiddleston had just spent six weeks living inside the melancholy mind-set of a vampire for a new Jim Jarmusch […]...
  • Activists seeking to stop illegal fishing gather in South Africa

    Activists seeking to stop illegal fishing gather in South Africa
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Illegal fishing off Africa -- often by ships from wealthy nations like South Korea -- costs the continent millions of dollars a year, with poor West African nations among the hardest hit. Activists and environmental...
  • Fox International strikes $130-million Asian film co-financing deal

    Fox International strikes $130-million Asian film co-financing deal
    Fox International Productions, the 20th Century Fox Film subsidiary that makes local-language films in foreign countries, has inked a $130-million co-financing deal with Ivanhoe Pictures, a new film and television company. The four-year arrangement...
  • Atlantic fishing nations fail to act to protect sharks, tuna

    Atlantic fishing nations fail to act to protect sharks, tuna
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nations whose fleets fish for bluefin tuna and sharks ended a meeting in South Africa without reaching agreement on action to protect critically endangered species, environmentalist groups said. A proposal to ban fishing of...
  • Review: South Korea's '11 A.M.' — It's about time

    Review: South Korea's '11 A.M.' — It's about time
    That old space-time conundrum — can we change the past or future without unforeseen consequences in the present? — receives an effective workout in "11 A.M." The countdown thriller, with its undersea laboratory, wormholes, artificial black...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Ji Yeo

     
    Ji Yeo is an artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design, her BFA in Visual Communication from National University, Seoul, Korea, and a certificate in General Studies from the International...
  • China scrambles jets to track U.S., Japanese planes in disputed zone

    China scrambles jets to track U.S., Japanese planes in disputed zone
    In an escalation of the standoff over islands in the East China Sea, the Chinese Defense Ministry said Friday that  it had scrambled two fighter jets to identify U.S. and Japanese planes flying through claimed airspace without notice. It was the...
  • Veteran's detention in North Korea highlights wartime guerrilla unit

    Veteran's detention in North Korea highlights wartime guerrilla unit
    BEIJING -- Merrill Newman is the newest POW from the Korean War -- no matter that the war ended 60 years ago. The 85-year-old veteran and retired tech executive from Palo Alto was arrested Oct. 26 at the end of a 10-day visit to North Korea. After a...
  • Biden on delicate diplomacy mission after tension with China

    Biden on delicate diplomacy mission after tension with China
    BEIJING — How to reassure Japan and South Korea that the United States will stand behind them, without inflaming the Chinese? That is the mission that stands before Vice President Joe Biden as he arrives in the region with a potential crisis...
  • North Korea's No. 2 official may have been ousted, spy agency says

    North Korea's No. 2 official may have been ousted, spy agency says
    SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, the Pyongyang regime's de facto No. 2 official, has probably been ousted from his posts, South Korea's state spy agency said Tuesday. In a report released at a meeting with lawmakers, the...