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John Rabe

Ford Mustang turns 50: Used Mustang salesman reflects on the iconic car's history

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, we talk with a man who's been selling used Mustangs from the same address since 1969. Prices have gone up since then.

Religion and Culture: Indian Catholics balance tradition and modernity

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A community of Syro-Malabar Catholics strives to keep American-born offspring in the fold while preserving language and culture from their homeland of Southern India.

Religion and Culture: SoCal man builds business selling Indian idols

One man has turned his fascination with Buddhist and Hindu sculpture into a successful Southern California business that also keeps an ancient tradition alive.

MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

Rev. Jesse Jackson and others mark the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier.

Google gets into the drone business with purchase of Titan Aerospace

Google. They're on the web, on our phones, they're in our glasses... and soon they could be taking over our skies, with drones.

Ukrainian Jews celebrate Passover in uncertain times

The holiday has a powerful message this year for Jews in Ukraine, who have found liberation from what they saw as a corrupt government. But with violence in the East, their story is still unfolding.

Restaurants: The modern-day lab for our smartphone-obsessed ways

Servers and bartenders say those addictive glowing screens are changing restaurant experiences, and not for the better.

Religion and Culture: SoCal nun is only woman to head a Hindu sect

Sudha Ma’s Hindu monastic order is the only one with a woman at the helm.

Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers in public service for NSA coverage

The revelations, based on thousands of documents handed over by leaker Edward Snowden, were first published in June in The Guardian and The Washington Post.

Statue of a homeless Jesus startles a wealthy community

The bronze sculpture depicting Jesus huddled under a blanket on a park bench has provoked praise and complaints — and a call to the police — in its new North Carolina neighborhood.

Instagram goes down, Twitter panics

Instagram went down Saturday morning, leaving some morning Internet users in the lurch for their Internet photograph sharing needs.

Angels pitcher CJ Wilson's shocking confession

"Racing is much more terrifying, so it makes baseball less intimidating. When you've gone sideways or crashed into a wall at 120-mph, it's not a big deal if somebody scores a run."

7 things to do this weekend that aren't Coachella

We're starting the weekend with a date night at The Grove followed by LA Times' Festival of Books and then a festival of avocados. What more can an Angeleno ask for?

App Chat: 5 apps for lounging by the pool with a cold drink

It's hot out. So, we have a list of apps that'll help you sit around the pool, get drunk and save your baby soft skin from turning to leather.

'Heartbleed' could be why your credit card data was stolen

"Heartbleed" is a new vulnerability that was discovered in an online protocol called SSL, which is used to encrypt data that travels across the internet...

How stereotypes explain everything and nothing at all

The early days of college hoops were dominated by flashy players who were thought to be naturally suited for the game and who saw the sport as their way out of the ghetto. They're not who you suspect.