| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Midday drizzle provided some relief from California's parching drought but it was the Golden State's withering visual effects industry in focus as visual effects artists took to the streets of Hollywood Sunday.
It was the second consecutive year the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Former "American Idol" contestant Adam Lambert will join legendary British rock band Queen this summer for a 19-date North American tour, which kicks off June 19 at Chicago's United Center and wraps July 20 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Washington,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Alexander Ludwig knew he'd have to bring the muscle playing a young warrior in History's "Vikings," but he didn't expect to use them when the cameras stopped rolling.
Ludwig joined the cast in Season 2 as Bjorn Ironside, the now teenage son of Ragnar...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:40 PM
A 6.7 magnitude earthquake was reported off Canada's Vancouver Island on Wednesday night. But there were no tsunami concerns for the Pacific Coast, including California.
The quake rocked the region around 8:10 p.m. and was located about 58 miles...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 8:36 AM
UPDATED: The Olympics managed to pull in 25.1 million viewers Saturday night for NBC, according to updated ratings released Sunday afternoon.
That's an astounding number on the slowest night of the week in prime time.
NBC scored the biggest Saturday...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:52 PM
SOCHI, Russia — He was not quite the domestique of the U.S. snowboard cross team four years ago in Vancouver, but close enough, as one of the wax technicians.
Alex Deibold's journey from support man to Olympic bronze medalist has been a study in...
| Sep 14, 2013
A recent study published in the journal PLOS One found that people who exercise in natural settings enhance their creativity. No surprise then to learn that Sarah McLachlan writes songs in her head while trail running. But 45-year-old singer also takes...
| Oct 15, 2013
Q: I had some wonderfully sweet, savory and slightly crunchy chicken wings at a restaurant in Vancouver, British Columbia, called Phnom Penh. Any chance you could get me their recipe, or find a restaurant in Chicago that offers something similar?...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
| Jan 10, 2014
GULF ISLANDS, Canada — "I'm not ashamed to say it," Colin Griffinson says, as he scans the island-dotted Strait of Georgia, "I have wooden boat disease!"
And as he spins the very big wheel of his 1943 Pacific Yellowfin, one of a string of wooden...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:45 AM
After numerous woes forced Kanye West to shift the itinerary of his Yeezus tour, the elaborate production is back on track, a rep for the rapper announced Wednesday.
West will resume his tour on Nov. 16 in Philadelphia.
Last week, West moved his Nov....