| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:59 AM
"GIF" was so last year.
Oxford Dictionaries has released its 2013 word of the year, and, like last year, it has gone with a tech-savvy term: "selfie."
The formal definition of the word, for those of you not familiar with social media and/or...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Organizers of the Rose Parade are defending the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's plans to hold a same-sex wedding on its float amid criticism and complaints posted online.
The float, titled “Living the Dream: Love Is the Best Protection,” was...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The Dr. Ross Company float won the President's trophy, but suffered a brake failure on Colorado Blvd. The runaway float, left, is swinging around the Eagle Rock float before being brought to a stop....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:30 PM
As Sacramento was shaken by news of an "Argo"-esque FBI sting operation aimed at State Sen. Ron Calderon's support for film tax incentives, it raised concerns that it will make a planned push to expand the California credits all the more difficult....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:09 PM
CTA employees are being “verbally attacked daily by angry riders’’ who are blaming them for problems with the new transit fare-payment system, the rail worker union’s leader said Thursday, calling on the agency to scrap Ventra...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Portuguese prosecutors on Thursday ordered police to reopen their investigation of the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the 3-year-old British girl who went missing from a resort in the Algarve, local and British media reported.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Tom Sherak, the city of Los Angeles' new "film czar," said that he will gather a group of about 15 industry executives and workers to help create a strategic plan to address runaway production.
Sherak, speaking at an event on Friday at Raleigh Studios...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Don't call "Unvarnished," Joan Jett's first new album in seven years, a comeback: The queen of noise has been here for years. For an artist whose first band was laughed off as a novelty act and whose first solo album was rejected by a couple dozen labels,...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Chicago police have located an 87-year-old man who went missing from his home.
Bud Cole was last seen on Friday when he went missing from the 2600 block of West 63rd Street, police said.
He was described as black, with a medium complexion, 6-feet tall,...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Authorities are searching for a 69-year-old man who disappeared last week after arriving at O'Hare International Airport on a flight from London.
Thomas Richardson was scheduled to board a flight to California but did not. Chicago police said in an...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Leading U.K. producer Charlie Pattinson launched his new shingle, New Pictures, Tuesday, and has tapped a stellar senior management team. Elaine Pyke joins from pay TV operator BSkyB, and Willow Grylls moves across from Pattinson's previous...