| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:09 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez turned himself in to authorities Tuesday to face what he calls trumped-up homicide charges, after urging supporters to stay in the streets and protest peacefully against the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:22 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's State of the Union address raised hope among business leaders for action this year on some of their priorities, including immigration reform, a corporate tax code overhaul and more trade deals.
But the domestic...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It was always a long shot. Now, an Oscar nominee for best original song has no shot at all.
In a startling turn, the Motion Picture Academy has revoked the nomination of "Alone Yet Not Alone," the song from a faith-based movie of the same name, citing...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 1:17 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela — An opposition leader being hunted by authorities on homicide charges announced plans to lead a protest march Tuesday and then turn himself in to police.
Leopoldo Lopez, a former Caracas borough mayor, denies the criminal...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:27 PM
This year's Academy Awards ceremony promises to feature a Grammy-worthy lineup of musical performers, with indie rocker Karen O, Broadway star Idina Menzel and arena-rock veterans U2 now set to join previously announced singer-producer-rapper Pharrell...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:35 AM
CARACAS, Venezuela -- In the wake of civil unrest that left three dead and scores injured in the Venezuelan capital and other cities on Wednesday, President Nicolas Maduro said he would order the arrest of opposition leaders who he claimed were plotting...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Join Times columnist Steve Lopez for an L.A. Now Live chat Monday at 12:30 p.m. about the state of sidewalks and streets in Los Angeles. He will also be taking reader questions on a variety of issues.
Lopez has written recently about the sorry state...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Miwa Matreyek makes more animated magic with "This World Made Itself" at REDCAT, Mike Daisey explores "American Utopias" at Royce Hall, and Christopher Durang channels Chekov in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at the Taper.
China: The Whole...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Walt Disney Animation Studio's box office blockbuster "Frozen" won the 41st Annie Award for animated flm Saturday evening at a ceremony at UCLA's Royce Hall.
The film, which is nominated for an Oscar for animated feature, also won the honors for...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Score another one for Old Man Winter.
A day after the so-called polar vortex plunged much of the country into an ice-encrusted deep freeze, Billboard announced that the soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" is at No. 1 on its new album chart.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:10 PM
U2, Pharrell Williams and Karen O -- names more befitting of Grammy nominations than the Oscars -- are among the contenders for the Academy Award for original song. Here, the heavy-hitters are all underdogs, as they will have to vie for Oscar gold on...