| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Kurt Busch is like the little engine that could.
The stock-car driver lacks the resources deep-pocketed owners lavish on multicar teams, and his main operation is 1,500 miles away from the sport's North Carolina epicenter.
Yet the veteran is...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:44 PM
You know that hilarious Geico ad that features a camel roaming around the office, asking everyone if they know what day it is? It has been the most viewed ad on YouTube this year, and is spawning copycats.
The Dallas Mavericks are one such copycat....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:21 PM
When Ducks forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry agreed to buy equipment for first-time hockey players ages 4 to 10 who will participate in the team’s Learn to Play program, they knew they might have to hand over a sizable check at the end of this...
| May 11, 2008
This little guy, caught mid-chomp by Richard T. Catkins of Claremont, has it all over the Geico gecko for cuteness. Catkins spotted the critter "just outside the gallery doorway enjoying a snack," with about 11 companions on a banana tree in front of...
| Jun 18, 2008
A new public database may protect American consumers, keep rolling wrecks off the highways and save lives in the process.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau is creating a free public database of vehicles declared a total loss, "or totaled," by insurers,...
| Jan 8, 2008
Hollywood's awards season locomotive was derailed Monday when NBC pulled the plug on its highly rated Golden Globes, choosing not to broadcast on Sunday what promised to be a virtually celebrity-free ceremony.
The scrapped program would be the first...
| Jul 24, 2009
He's a war hero who became a media mogul, celebrity pitchman, pop icon and philanthropist. He's so famous he was given his own ZIP Code, 20252, to handle the fan mail. He is 65 years old but has no intention of retiring. In fact, he looks fitter than...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Because it's Good Friday, and because we all need a pick-me-up after this morning’s sour jobs data, here's yet another video of Warren Buffett doing his song-and-dance routine. This time, the venerable investor is singing "I’m only a Paper...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Heading into the playoffs, Blake Griffinand DeAndre Jordandecided that the Clippers should grow beards in an act of solidarity.
The rule is that the players aren't allowed to trim their facial hair for as long as they remain in postseason play....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning.
Buffett said Friday that his Berkshire Hathaway...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
If Europeans didn't walk so darn much, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 might be a better-looking car. Clearly they don't appreciate the convenience of a 90-second drive to Gelson's for a carton of soy milk that we Angelenos take for granted.