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Memorial Day

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  • Wireless carriers to launch ad blitz against texting and driving

    Wireless carriers to launch ad blitz against texting and driving
    The country's largest wireless carriers have joined together for a national advertising campaign to discourage mobile users from texting while driving. AT&T announced that competitors Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile and more than 200 other...
  • 'The Hangover Part III' tries to get a jump on 'Fast & Furious 6'

    'The Hangover Part III' tries to get a jump on 'Fast & Furious 6'
    In one of the most anticipated box office showdowns of the summer, "The Hangover Part III" is hoping to get a jump start on "Fast & Furious 6." The final installment in Todd Phillips' raunchy R-rated comedy franchise was slated to face off against "Fast...
  • The Gold Standard: It's time for Emmy to surprise us

    The Gold Standard: It's time for Emmy to surprise us
    Backstage at the Emmys last year, reporters were squirming — and not just because of the ill-fitting rental tuxes and too-tight gowns. As "Modern Family" rolled to its third straight Emmy win for comedy series (after earlier pulling in prizes for...
  • It's time for a water coaster in Southern California

    It's time for a water coaster in Southern California
    Southern California is long overdue for a water coaster. For the uninitiated, a water coaster is a water park slide that mimics the ups and downs of a traditional roller coaster with the help of conveyor belts, water jets or magnetic propulsion....
  • Garth Brooks returning to Las Vegas; shows being filmed for DVD

    Garth Brooks returning to Las Vegas; shows being filmed for DVD
    Garth Brooks may have ended his three-year residency at the Wynn Las Vegas hotel, but apparently,  the relationship that led to the engagement is alive and well. Brooks will return to the Wynn's Encore Theatre venue where he had held court for those three...
  • Director Todd Phillips says third 'Hangover' will be huge, and final

    Director Todd Phillips says third 'Hangover' will be huge, and final
    LAS VEGAS -- Here, in the place where his comedy franchise "The Hangover" began four years ago, Todd Phillips seems particularly at home. While the filmmaker wasn't nearly as inebriated as the protagonists of his raunchy film series, he admitted he...
  • Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods

    Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods
    Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
  • A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities' income

    A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities' income
    On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads. Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
  • A Marine salutes the flag in Iraq -- the story behind the photo

     A Marine salutes the flag in Iraq -- the story behind the photo
    As U.S. and allied forces advanced toward Baghdad 10 years ago, a military public affairs sergeant snapped a photograph of a Marine saluting the flag at sunset at a desert airfield in southern Iraq. Taken on April 3, 2003, it was one of many images...
  • Malibu launches website to share concerns about PCH

     
    Malibu, in the early stages of exploring how to improve safety on busy Pacific Coast Highway, has launched an interactive website where people may share how they use the highway, identify safety and traffic concerns and propose improvements. The site........
  • The Morning Fix: Tough life for effects artists. DirecTV lowers NFL prices.

     
    A look at the tough life of a visual effects artist. Weekend box office preview....