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Pope Francis Holds Easter Mass In St. Peter's Square

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Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

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Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.

A new night market kicks off in Koreatown

The KTown Night Market runs through Saturday night. With a long list of K-Pop and hip-hop artists taking the stage, organizers have dubbed it "KTown Coachella."

Free weekend? 7 things to do that aren't Coachella

Couldn't afford Coachella this year? Get tickets to watch emerging artists at Brokechella Saturday before attending a new flea market and a food extravaganza Friday.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Los Angeles connection

The author, who died Thursday, was honored locally in 2003 when part of Clarence Street, which had been home to a Boyle Heights gang, was renamed Gabriel Garcia Marquez Street.

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

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."