| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
| Oct 1, 2014
Get ready to laugh. Delray Beach Center for the Arts is bringing standup comedy to Old School Square. Joining the ranks of Catch a Rising Star comedy clubs, big names and up-and-coming artists from around the country will stop here.
The center's two...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Eric "The Actor" Lynch, a regular on Howard Stern's SiriusXM radioshow, died Saturday, according to his manager. He was 39.
Johnny Fratto, his manager and longtime friend, broke the news Sunday on Twitter. SiriusXM's official Twitter also released a...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:46 PM
At a news conference Friday in New York intended to restore the NFL's integrity, Commissioner Roger Goodell churlishly turned a legitimate question about the league's independent investigation into an admonishment of a respected reporter.
At the same...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Arbutus resident Emily Ruppert has spent this summer flipping, jumping and dancing her way across the Radio City Music Hall stage in New York City.
Her acrobatic gymnastics crew, AcroArmy, is scheduled to compete Tuesday as one of the final 12 teams...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
After a minor firestorm from social media, the Broadway League has overturned its decision not to dim Broadway's lights in honor of Joan Rivers. The League will now oversee the darkening of the theater district's marquees tonight, in memory of the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:06 AM
Animal-rights group PETA wants to pay for advertising inside Orlando International Airport to attack SeaWorld's use of killer whales, but the airport won't clear it for takeoff.
The ad, depicting a killer whale chomping on the leg of SeaWorld's CEO,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Raunchy, gravelly-voiced and self-deprecating comedian Joan Rivers, who rose from Greenwich Village standup to occasional host of "The Tonight Show" and star of TV's "Fashion Police," died Sept 4. She was 81.
"She passed peacefully at 1:17 p.m....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:11 AM
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child, Clarence House announced. The baby is due next spring. [Los Angeles Times]
Hundreds of people gathered outside Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Sunday while comedian Joan Rivers' funeral...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Jenny McCarthy is now the new girl on the block: The TV personality has married boy bander Donnie Wahlberg, her rep confirmed to The Times.
The former "View" panelist and the ex-New Kids on the Block member wed Sunday at Hotel Baker in Illinois,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:07 PM
The latest victor on "America's Got Talent," named Wednesday night, was a major surprise.
SPOILER ALERT: Magician Mat Franco, who dazzled judges with his imaginative card tricks, won the NBC contest, $1 million and a starring role in a Las Vegas show....