| Dec 10, 2012
| 10:22 AM
One of the most memorable dwarfs in “The Hobbit” is Bombur, described by J.R.R. Tolkien as “immensely fat and heavy.” ......
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Staples Center One Direction, Aug. 7, 2013 (Sat.) Verizon Wireless Amphitheater FishFest 2012, June 23 (Sat.) Gibson Amphitheatre YES, Aug. 15 (Fri.) Greek Theatre John...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 9:31 PM
SANTA MONICA (KTLA) -- Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier shut off the lights on its world-famous Ferris wheel Saturday night in honor of the sixth annual Earth Hour.
For just one hour, iconic landmarks across Southern California shut off the power...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Hailing from Sydney, the high school classmates who would go on to become Human Nature – brothers Andrew and Mike Tierny, Phil Burton and Toby Allen – were captivated by the harmonies of soul, gospel and R&B. Since forming Human Nature,...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Back to the Fundamentals: The multicultural Macquarie University, in suburban Sydney, Australia, said its restroom posters, installed last year, have been successful in instilling toilet etiquette. The lined-through figure of a user squatting on top of...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 4:09 PM
The Loyola women's lacrosse team's performance on the draw Sunday against undefeated Notre Dame mirrored its season so far: struggling early and dominating late.
After winning just two first-half draws, the No. 18 Greyhounds controlled 11 of 17 in the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 12:35 AM
The Sydney Morning Herald reports Russell Crow and wife Danielle Spencer are separating. The pair wed in April 2003, after starting a relationship 13 years prior on the set of "The Crossing."
The couple have been based in Sydney since their wedding,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Dr. Frances H. Trimble, a gynecologist who had been medical director of Planned Parenthood of Maryland for nearly three decades, died Friday of pneumonia at Roland Park Place. She was 94.
"She took Planned Parenthood from a highly criticized small...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The world's richest woman, Australian mining tycoon Gina Rinehart, drew international scorn recently after saying that people who are jealous of the wealthy should drink less and work harder.
And now she's back with some more helpful advice.
| Sep 12, 2012
Filmed shark for 'Jaws'
Ron Taylor, 78, an Australian marine conservationist who helped film some of the dramatic underwater footage used in the classic shark thriller "Jaws," died Sunday at a Sydney hospital after battling leukemia....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:47 AM
In what's become an annual rite, thousands of diehard fans of Apple's iconic smartphone endured long overnight lines outside Apple retail stores around the world to be among the first Friday to buy the new iPhone 5.
Kelson Horton, 39, had been in line at...