Pretzels are linked to Lent and Easter and their shape reflects arms crossed over the chest, the ancient position for prayer.
Corbin Hanson returns to port with zero sardines. The crash could have a huge impact on the ocean ecosystem.
Niecy Nash, left, Laurie Metcalf and Alex Borstein take a break from taping HBO’s new series, “Getting On.”
On the uglier side of things, an unidentified man, right, who was a line-holder, confronts another man outside an Apple Store in Pasadena, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. The man at right claimed to have been hired by the other to purchase Apple's new iPhone 5s, and when he was unable to …
Pasadena police arrest a man on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, in Pasadena, California. The man was extremely upset after waiting in line at the Apple Store to purchase the new iPhone and became upset when he found out he was not going to be paid by the person who hired him and other homeless peopl…
A watermelon granita with lime and mint is a perfect drink for a hot day.
Sydney Edwards, left, and her mother Marcy Edwards enjoy the thrills of "King Kong 360 3D" on the Universal Studios Hollywood lot in Universal City on March 14, 2013. This is part of the VIP Experience for VIP guests, which the studios offer. (Gary Friedman/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Almost any summer fruit works in pie like this fresh blackberry pie. Find the recipe here to make your own blackberry pie. (Gary Friedman/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Retired U.S. Marine Robert Harr, 86, middle, with U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Christopher Willingham, right, and U.S. Marine Cpl. Juan Rodriguez, left, and Lucca on Natural Balance Pet Foods' 2013 Rose Parade float, "Canines with Courage." The float is a floral replica of the Military Working D…
Fat burgers with plenty of toppings has won legions of fans.
Tony Rodriguez, 25, smokes a cigarette in his tent as he camps
out on the Los Angeles City Hall lawn in Los Angeles, California,
Sunday, October 2, 2011. Rodriguez is part of the group Occupy Los
Angeles, which is inspired by the anti-corporate Occupy Wall Street
demonstrations in New York. …
Syrupy, icky sweet canned pie fillings don't cut it. Crisp, flavorful summer fruits work well in pie, such as this fresh blackberry one.
Women from China would travel to this San Gabriel, Calif., house to give birth to children who would automatically be U.S. citizens.
Gustavo Dudamel, conducting rock star, will lead the Los Angeles Philharmonic in simulcast concerts to air at El Con 20.
In the town of Schwetzingen, Germany, the month of May means, you guessed it, Spargelfest.
A male Palos Verdes blue butterfly, one of 80 released, perches on a food source.