| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Shakira, Shakira! The singer and her boyfriend, Gerard Pique, are expecting their second child.
The pregnant "Voice" mentor announced the news in the Spanish edition of Cosmopolitan, saying, "Pues sí, la verdad es que sí, estoy embarazada." (Yes, it's...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Greenwich International Film Festival, which will hold its inaugural edition June 4-7, has tapped Elvis Mitchell as marquee director and has created a charity partnership with UNICEF.
The fest will schedule over 25 films; the call for entry opens...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Hamas leaders said on Saturday they had given their consent for the Palestinians to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), a move that could open up both Israel and the militant group to war crime probes over the fighting in Gaza.
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Lord Richard Attenborough, the respected British actor and Academy Award-winning director of “Gandhi,” the multiple-Oscar-winning best picture of 1982, has died. He was 90.
Attenborough died Sunday, his son Michael told the BBC in London....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:23 PM
It looks as though the Millennium Falcon will have some company in the "Star Wars: Episode VII" hangar.
In a new video from the London set of the space-opera sequel (you can watch above), director J.J. Abrams provides a glimpse of a weathered X-wing...
| Aug 5, 2013
My family's newest member popped into the world with this year's crocuses, just in time for UNICEF's report card on child well-being.
Unbeknownst to our bundle of joy, the country of his birth was down at the bottom of the list of 29 nations, with...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Essayist. Actor. Activist. Author. Those are just some of the labels you might apply to Adam Richman, Alyssa Milano, Henry Rollins and Arthur Frommer, the keynote speakers for the Los Angeles Times Travel Show on Jan. 18 and 19 at the L.A. Convention...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
While you've been watching Alyssa Milano on TV shows from "Who's the Boss?" to "Mistresses," she's been busy -- as a UNICEF ambassador witnessing the hardship of life in such places as Angola, India and Kosovo in the past decade.
You can meet the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Lakers forward Pau Gasol was moved by his recent trip to Dohuk, Iraq, to visit with Syrian refugees.
"Most of the people didn't know who I was. They didn't know what I do," Gasol told The Times on Friday via telephone from Spain. "They saw someone...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:57 PM
After a difficult season, Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol is looking forward to a new start this fall with the Lakers sans Dwight Howard.
"I understood and understand it was a difficult situation for a lot of people, to make things work," Gasol said...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A painting by Claude Monet fetched $30.8 million at a Sotheby's auction in London on Wednesday after a bidding battle jacked up the selling price of the work. The auction of Impressionist and Modern art brought in a total of $165.9 million.