| Jul 5, 2013
| 2:27 PM
If you were obsessed with the Kimchi Spam Bowl, and dismayed when the original Chego, the one in Palms, closed a few months ago, then you were probably all over the news that the new Chego 2.0, Roy Choi's rice bowl joint, has been transplanted into a...
| Aug 24, 2013
In a hardscrabble district of South El Monte, near a decommissioned missile site, tucked away behind a warehouse filled with Chinese sunglasses, lies a secret orchard bearing a rare and mysterious Asian fruit. It's the work of a wealthy Taiwanese man,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:42 AM
The longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced in London Tuesday morning. The 13 novels include National Book Award winner Colum McCann's "TransAtlantic" and "The Lowland" by Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri.
With a prize of more than...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:54 AM
In Monday's Pictures in the News: — Muslims offer their first Friday prayers at the newly constructed 42,000-square-foot mosque and Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley in Rowland Heights. More photos — Ashley Ellsworth and Celeb Hecht take...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The Week in Pictures from around the world....
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:10 AM
One of the stands of lemon grass in the middle of the Vermont Square Community Garden is in full flower now, a somewhat unusual occurrence. It’s not a particularly attractive phase for the plants, which look like overgrown weeds on their last legs....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:41 AM
In Leonora Carrington's 1938 short-story masterpiece "The Debutante," a young woman wants to disobey her mother's orders to go to a debutante ball, so she asks a hyena she has befriended to go in her place. The hyena fits into her ball gown but there is...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:46 AM
British-originated pop-up bakery the Depressed Cake Shop, which aims to raise awareness about mental health issues, is landing in Los Angeles. Local bakers and artists will sell themed baked goods at Buckwild Gallery on Friday, Aug. 23, and Saturday, Aug....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:13 AM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Ecuador's foreign minister said Wednesday that his government could take months to decide whether to grant asylum to U.S. National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino compared Snowden's...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:09 PM
QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino accused journalists of distorting his comments Wednesday on the asylum application from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
On an official visit to Malaysia, Patino compared...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A new themed land debuting at Legoland Florida this summer will take visitors to a fantasy world where animal tribes battle for possession of a mystical energy source known as chi.
Photos: World of Chima themed land at Legoland Florida