• United States Jul 5, 2019

    37 Cambodians Deported in US Move Decried as 2nd Punishment

    Thirty-seven people who migrated to the United States decades ago have been forcibly deported to Cambodia after committing felonies. The deportees, who arrived at Phnom Penh International Airport on Thursday, were the latest returned to Cambodia under a 2002 agreement. Cambodia has had rocky relations with the U.S. and informally suspended the program in 2017, but it resumed last year....

  • JUDGE Nov 16, 2018

    Last Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty of Genocide in Cambodia

    The last surviving leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge regime that brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s were convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes Friday by an international tribunal. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were sentenced to life in prison, the same punishment they are already serving after earlier convictions at a previous trial for crimes against...

  • food Jun 9, 2018

    For Bourdain, Food Was a Storytelling Tool — and a Passport

    Many people thought Anthony Bourdain had the most enviable career in existence. He didn’t deny it. “I have the best job in the world,” the globe-trotting food-taster and culinary storyteller once told the New Yorker magazine, stating the rather obvious. “If I’m unhappy, it’s a failure of imagination.” Bourdain’s stunned fans were mourning the loss of that singular imagination on...

  • California Dec 25, 2017

    California Gov. Jerry Brown Grants 132 Pardons, Commutes 19 Sentences

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday announced pardons or sentence reductions for some 150 convicted criminals, including two Cambodian refugees facing deportation and a woman who has spent 33 years in prison despite a bungled plea deal that could have freed her decades ago.

  • food Nov 1, 2017

    ‘Late Night': Anthony Bourdain Reveals Dicey ‘Parts Unknown' Shoots

    Anthony Bourdain discusses obstacles when fiming “Parts Unknown,” including working with bad fixers and getting labeled a government agent by Romania.

  • director Sep 13, 2017

    Angelina Jolie on Her Cambodian Epic and the Power of Family

    Angelina Jolie arrives for an interview with the familiar harried air of a parent who has just barely managed to withdraw from her children, all six of whom she’s left having breakfast upstairs in their Toronto hotel suite.

  • director Jul 31, 2017

    Angelina Jolie Says Child Casting Story Is False, Upsetting

    Angelina Jolie says accounts of her casting process for children to appear in her film “First They Killed My Father” are false and upsetting. An excerpt from a Vanity Fair profile of the director sparked backlash online earlier this week from people who criticized the methods as being cruel and exploitative.

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