| Jun 30, 2012
HANFORD, Calif. — Combining the high sugar and flavor of cherries with the larger fruit size and extended season of plums has been a longstanding dream for fruit breeders, but such crosses are difficult to make successfully so that the hybrids yield...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A man was found guilty of murder in the shooting deaths of a 2-year-old boy, his mother and the child’s nanny in a Miracle Mile apartment nine years ago....
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
During his presidency, George W. Bush said plenty of goofy things inadvertently, but the dumbest thing he ever said on purpose was his claim to have looked into the soul of Vladimir Putin. If he had truly gotten a glimpse into that dark, grim place, he...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Anne Hathaway, Adam Shulman, Jim Carrey and Solange Knowles were among guests at Stella McCartney's carnival-themed fashion show for her resort 2013 collection. Spray tans may have health risks. Vogue is in the hot seat over a profile of Syria's first...
| Jun 8, 2012
Amid the seasonal abundance of apricots, cherries, peaches and Boysenberries, it is hard to imagine that a citrus juice would become an object of craving, but few shoppers have any idea just how sweet and flavorful late-harvest Kinnow mandarins can be....
| Jun 8, 2012
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Phillip Tobias, a renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, died Thursday. He was 86.
Tobias died in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness, according to South Africa's...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Phillip Tobias, renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, died after a long illness....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The long awaited Transit of Venus is here, beginning just after 3 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time and you don’t have special solar glasses to view the rare planetary alignment. What are you to do?...
| Jun 2, 2012
We're putting more gels, dyes, herbs and general gunk in our hair than ever before. But, in fact, there's something beautiful about simplicity.
"People say they have bad hair, and they need to do a lot to it," says Dr. Zoe Draelos, a consulting professor...
| May 27, 2012
The Social Conquest of Earth
Edward O. Wilson
Liveright: 330 pp, $27.95
Edward O. Wilson is one of the great scientists of our time. The world's leading expert on ants and a consummate naturalist, he brilliantly compiles research data from a broad...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The mountain lion that was shot and killed Tuesday in downtown Santa Monica was not one of the handful of animals that biologists have tracked in the Santa Monica Mountains....