| May 6, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Starting June 1, some members of Delta Air Lines' SkyMiles frequent-flier program will accrue more than miles. Cardholders who carry Gold, Platinum and Reserve Delta SkyMiles credit cards issued by American Express will score a new privilege: a free first...
| Apr 16, 2010
| 4:34 PM
And the most powerful gay person in America is -- Ellen DeGeneres. "American Idol's" newest judge tops Out magazine's list of the most influential gay men and women in America, rising from the No. 2 slot she occupied last year thanks in large part to...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:32 PM
We've already given you the heads-up about some of the local Fashion's Night Out activities taking place on Thursday evening -- and directed you to the event's official (and exhaustively detailed) website, but in the interest of showing some love......
| Jul 1, 2010
Bill Aucoin, who discovered the rock group Kiss and helped build them into a musical and merchandising juggernaut, died Monday at a hospital in Aventura, Fla., of surgical complications from prostate cancer. He was 66.
Aucoin discovered Kiss in New...
| Dec 26, 2010
When Garth Brooks returns to his limited engagement next month in Las Vegas, some of those in line at the Encore box office may be surprised to find that the price of a ticket has nearly doubled.
The increase — from $125 to $225 — has...
| Dec 26, 2010
Americans are venturing out again as they start to shake off the recession. That may be good for their spirits, but it's bad for their bank accounts. As more people travel, flights, cruises and hotel rooms get more expensive. Expect to pay more for your...
| Jun 26, 2011
As the owner of a communications agency in Del Mar, Calif., Andy Abramson travels often. In fact, he's had two accidents in the last two years while he was driving rental cars.
In the first case, a car collided with Abramson's rental. His insurance...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:58 PM
Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday.
Robertson, who also...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 12:05 PM
First, a little question: Does anybody hedge their bets the way a weather forecaster does? Predictions for this winter call for another La Niña, the same cocktail of conditions that delivered last season's epic snowfall.
Sure to be a happy hour...
| Jan 2, 2012
Simms Taback, an award-winning children's book author and illustrator best known for his version of "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" and "Joseph Had a Little Overcoat," his Caldecott Medal-winning adaptation of a Yiddish folk song, has died. He...
| May 30, 2011
If you've had a laptop computer lost or damaged during security screening at Los Angeles International Airport, you are not alone.
Laptop computers are the item most often listed as lost or damaged in claim reports filed against the Transportation...