Posted On: 2:12 p.m. | October 14, 2011
This week we witnessed a mass killing in Seal Beach, flooding in Thailand, continuing Wall Street protests, an earthquake in Indonesia, an oil spill from a ship that hit a reef off New Zealand, Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck married commoner Jetsun Pema, dozens of prisoners and political detainees released in Myanmar, Ukraine's former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko convicted of... View Post»
Posted On: 10:54 a.m. | October 14, 2011
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Posted On: 10:45 a.m. | October 14, 2011
[Updated Oct 25, 12:10 p.m. Flooding forces Thailand to close one Bangkok airport]
Rising floodwaters have wreaked havoc across Thailand and are threatening the capital, Bangkok, as the death toll from the worst monsoon rains in decades rose Saturday to 253.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the flooding, which has severed rail links with the north, shut dozens of highways and... View Post»
Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | October 14, 2011
After her car stalled out in curb deep water, a friend of Helen Lawrence located a plank to dry land: another car. View Post»
Posted On: 4:30 p.m. | October 13, 2011
The royal wedding of Bhutan's king, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, 31, and Jetsun Pema, 21, was notable for its lack of star-studded celebrities, self-important film stars, fidgeting foreign royals or a long wedding gown train.
The theme in Bhutan was “of the people,” which is a lot easier when your country has a population of 700,000, almost all of whom were in overdrive as the popular... View Post»
Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | October 13, 2011
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema are wed; Libyan rebels take a break from fighting to kick a soccer ball around; a crushed minivan from an earthquake in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia; Westminster dogs get ready to devour Parliament -- or rather a cake version -- in London; and more. View Post»
Posted On: 12:52 a.m. | October 13, 2011
Henry, a tranquilized 300 pound Bengal tiger, is dragged by Dr. Charles Sedgwick to a level spot so he can be given a vaccination and blood test. View Post»
Posted On: 5:36 p.m. | October 12, 2011
A gunman opened fire inside a Seal Beach beauty salon Wednesday, killing eight people. A ninth victim was seriously wounded and remains hospitalized. Police said the gunman acted alone.
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