| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said Friday he has been exploring a possible purchase of the Los Angeles Times.
"The Los Angeles Times says something," Walter said before the Dodgers played the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium. "It...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:38 PM
The title character of the new superhero sequel "Kick-Ass 2" is a teenage vigilante (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) known for his ability to take a licking and keep on ticking. Time will tell if the movie itself displays the same resilience, because the first wave...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:32 PM
An estranged father shot his 9-year-old son several times during a supervised visit at a New Hampshire YWCA before turning the gun on himself Sunday morning, officials said. Both were killed.
Muni Savyon, 54, of Manchester, N.H., had been separated...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Aaron Hernandez is no longer an NFL football player. He is in a jail cell waiting to be tried for the first-degree murder of Odin Lloyd.
The NFL is no longer selling his jersey. And the New England Patriots are offering to exchange his jersey for that...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:27 AM
BOSTON — While reputed Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger says he is willing to forfeit the guns and $822,000 in cash that officials found in his Santa Monica apartment, he wants to keep one thing: a Stanley Cup ring.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Writer-director Neill Blomkamp's unheralded feature debut, "District 9," arrived like a bolt of lightning in 2009. With its propulsive energy and pointed aliens-as-apartheid allegory, the film racked up stellar reviews, a $115-million box office take...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:47 PM
On Cape Cod, where I spent some time this summer, sharks became big business this year. The town of Chatham, Mass., sought to reinvent itself, “casting the shark as a town emblem, T-shirt punch line, and eco-icon,” Warren Cornwall wrote...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:12 PM
News Corp. has sold its U.S.-based community newspaper group -- eight daily newspapers and 15 weeklies -- to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, an asset management firm.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Rupert Murdoch's media company...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Newsweek, the former weekly news magazine that now publishes online only, is being sold to digital news company IBT Media.
Terms of the deal, announced late Saturday, were not disclosed.
It's the latest shakeup over at Newsweek. In 2010, longtime...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
True to its name, the new action movie "2 Guns" boasts considerable firepower, with charismatic actors Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg in the lead roles. According to many film critics, however, Washington and Wahlberg's chemistry is overshadowed by a...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Aaron Hernandez was indicted on first-degree murder charge Thursday by a Massachusetts grand jury.
Hernandez, a Pro Bowl tight end released by the New England Patriots in June upon his arrest on murder and weapons charges, has pleaded not guilty to...