Benjamin Gottlieb

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Culture

These two entrepreneurs took Korean-Mexican fusion cuisine back to Seoul

When you move your family abroad, you bring your culture with you. Your language, your religion and maybe, most importantly for some, your food. That's been true for years for the more than 300,000 Korean immigrants living in Southern California. Now there is a growing number of them that are moving back to Seoul, and they are returning with a food culture that is simmered in the melting pot that is Los Angeles.

Technology

Even your medical records aren't safe. Chinese group hacks into hospital's patient records

When you go to the hospital, you give up a lot of very personal data, not the least of which is your name, address and Social Security number. Recently, a group of Chinese hackers associated with their government's cyber espionage program branched out from their usual work and targeted a huge hospital system's patient database — and got away with a huge haul of personal data.

Global Politics

Thai judges throw out another elected prime minister

Thailand's been enduring political protesters for years, with voters in the provinces regularly electing national leaders who aren't amenable to the Bangkok power establishment. And judges keep throwing those candidates out of office. It happened again this week, leading some to wonder about the country's future political stability.