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When Daejae Kim arrived in Los Angeles three decades ago, he took his first step into the apparel business in downtown's fashion district, where a budding Korean entrepreneurial community was beginning to take hold.
With expenses ballooning for a makeover of the John Anson Ford Theatre, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved spending $8.6 million more on the project, raising the cost to about $66 million.
Fernando Sáez grew up in Cuba under the embargo with the United States, and he didn't visit America until well into his 30s.
Six couples -- four gay couples and two straight couples -- have sued a county clerk in Kentucky for refusing to issue marriage licenses after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned bans on same-sex marriage nationwide.
In recent months, the terrorist group Islamic State has destroyed some of most significant historical and archaeological sites in Iraq and Syria. Some of the ravaged antiquities and cultural monuments date back thousands of years. They include UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as castles and temples....
Ever since I briefly flatlined three years ago after surgery, and then rose from the dead thanks to CPR from a well-trained nurse, I've found it more difficult to live conservatively and plan for tomorrow.
Apple Inc. could be preparing to disrupt yet another industry - Hollywood.
ANCHORAGE/JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit a community north of the Arctic Circle, a trek the White House hopes will bring into focus how climate change is affecting Americans.
A dozen years ago on a Saturday morning, a father in Long Beach dropped off his son to take a qualifying test for an AP history class. When the teen got in and the dad later visited the class at Wilson Classical High School, he noticed something odd: Most of the students were white-even though...
Henry T. Perea was having a change of heart.
James L. Starnes, navigator of the battleship Missouri, was 24 years old when he learned he would play a key role in the ceremony to mark the end of World War II.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch court ruled on Wednesday that gas producer NAM must compensate homeowners for falls in the value of their properties due to earthquakes linked to gas production at the Groningen field in the north of the Netherlands.
Maj. Tao Shin-jun, a 97-year-old veteran of China's fight against Japan in World War II, tears up when asked about Thursday's military parade in Beijing marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the conflict. It's not that Tao is sentimental - he's angry.
When the temperature is in the triple digits and the sun feels like it's going to sear your skull, sometimes all you want to eat is a bowl of soup. Right? Well, if it's a chilled gazpacho, yeah. We've got two very different alternatives for you to try this week. In the news: Amazon is getting into...
SEWARD, Alaska (Reuters) - President Barack Obama walked down a winding wooded path, past a small brown post marked "1926" and a glacial stream trickling over gravel that eons of ice have scraped off mountain peaks.
The search for a new Los Angeles school district chief moved into the open Tuesday, but it's not clear how long the effort will remain public.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Tree cover lost globally eased for a third straight year in 2014, an environmental research group said, although the three-year average rose to an all-time high, with trees covering an area twice the size of Portugal lost last year.
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