Posts Tagged Asia

Crowds, cuteness overwhelm first Hello Kitty Con

Hello Kitty fans pose for photos in a giant tea cup at the Hello Kitty Con, the first-ever Hello Kitty fan convention, held at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Los Angeles. The convention was held to honor the character's 40th birthday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan convention.

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Danielle Kang has another hole-in-one

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Another week. Another ace. Another car.

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Red Sox sign closer Koji Uehara for 2 years

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara for two more years, committing $18 million to the reliever who closed out the 2013 World Series but struggled along with the team this season.

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Review: ‘Civilization’ shoots for the stars

This video game image released by 2K Games shows a scene from "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth." (AP Photo/2K Games)

Our planet isn’t in very good shape. The good news, according to “Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth” (2K Games, for the PC, $49.99), is that we’ll be able to hang around for another 500 years or so. The bad news: After that, we’d better start looking for a new home.

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Bianchi family says injured driver still critical

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The family of injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi said Thursday he is still in critical condition but stable one month after his crash at the Japanese Grand Prix.

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