| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:40 PM
North Korean President Kim Jong Un is reported to be a major fan of NBA basketball and classic rocker Eric Clapton, but evidently he’s not big on Seth Rogen movies — or at least not ones in which he’s the butt of the joke.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Some solid performances from its original series have helped CNN gain on its primary news competition in the ratings.
During the second quarter, according to Nielsen estimates, CNN leap-frogged MSNBC in total-day viewership (344,000 to 337,000) as well...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The question built into "The '90s: The Last Great Decade?" -- National Geographic Channel's three-night, six-hour documentary undertaking -- is an inherently interesting one, hung on the simple idea that the prosperous decade fell between the end of the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Whether or not they believed O.J. Simpson guilty of the murders of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman, Angelenos were transfixed by the trial that followed the killings — one of the most extraordinary public...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WHY DON'T you wash that platinum outta your hair?"
That was Kirk Douglas snarling at the underrated, always spectacular Jan Sterling in Billy Wilder's way-ahead-of-its-time movie "Ace in the Hole." This tells the grim saga of a man trapped in a cave...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:41 PM
PRETORIA, South Africa — Two distinct portraits are emerging at the Pretoria High Court murder trial of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius.
The prosecution's portrayal of Pistorius as an aggressive, gun-loving, controlling man with a quick...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Donald Sterling gave the NBA a gift before he was kicked out of the club.
The release of audio tapes with his now infamous, ill-conceived remarks to his girlfriend stirred a controversy that had the whole world talking about the NBA for a couple days,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday told a South African courtroom — and the world — his version of what happened the night he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.
It was quite an emotional tale.
But was it the truth?
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:39 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Disgraced athlete O.J. Simpson on Tuesday was denied a new trial on his 2008 convictions for robbery and kidnapping in Las Vegas, which sent him to prison for up to 33 years.
Clark County District Judge Linda Marie Bell ruled that for now,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Thursday was a true dog day afternoon, as scientists announced they had — perhaps — finally solved the riddle of the origin of domesticated dogs.
As my colleague Monte Morin reported: “Dogs evolved from a now extinct species of...