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  • Village near Sochi despoiled by Winter Olympics

    Village near Sochi despoiled by Winter Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — The road to the Olympic Games has been rocky for the 360 or so residents of tiny Akhshtyr, an ancient village not far from Sochi. It also has been long, rutted and piled with construction debris. Once a paradise surrounded by...
  • Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014

    Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014
    The world's airline industry has rebounded from the recession and expects 2014 to be the most profitable year on record, thanks to stable fuel prices and growing travel demand. That's great news if you're an airline executive or shareholder. But don't...
  • Cameron Diaz gets back to basics in 'The Body Book'

     Cameron Diaz gets back to basics in 'The Body Book'
    Appearances to the contrary, actress Cameron Diaz wasn't always the picture of health. A few months of kung fu training changed all that, and now she's written a guide for women to make smart decisions about their bodies. For Diaz, "The Body Book" is...
  • Kings, Ducks unveil jerseys for Stadium Series [Video]

    Kings, Ducks unveil jerseys for Stadium Series [Video]
    If you have a particular fondness for those eye-popping bright orange safety vests that construction workers wear, well then, the Anaheim Ducks' jersey for the upcoming Stadium Series at Dodger Stadium might be just for you. The Kings' jersey for this...
  • Exclusive: Farel Dalrymple’s ‘The Wrenchies’ cover revealed

     
    Imagine a world in which children brutally slay demons in order to survive, knowing that when they grow up, they'll […]...
  • Miley Cyrus goes under the covers in racy 'Adore You' video

    Miley Cyrus goes under the covers in racy 'Adore You' video
    Miley Cyrus isn't taking much of a holiday break. After spending the last few weeks playing Clear Channel-branded Jingle Ball concerts in various cities (including Los Angeles), the controversial pop star on Thursday released a new music video for...
  • Iran lawmakers threaten nuclear speed-up if Congress adds sanctions

    Iran lawmakers threaten nuclear speed-up if Congress adds sanctions
    TEHRAN -- More than a third of Iran’s parliament has signed on to a bill ordering an acceleration of the country’s nuclear program if Congress follows through with new sanctions, lawmakers said. In a gesture apparently intended as...
  • Construction begins on Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line

    Construction begins on Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line
    The crunch of a bulldozer biting into a Crenshaw Boulevard school signaled the start of heavy construction Tuesday on the latest addition to Los Angeles' steadily expanding rail network, a light-rail line that will connect the Mid-City area to the South...
  • Southbound 405 Freeway to be closed overnight in Sepulveda Pass

    Southbound 405 Freeway to be closed overnight in Sepulveda Pass
    The southbound 405 Freeway from the 101 Freeway to Getty Center Drive in the Sepulveda Pass will close Saturday night for construction. Lane closures will begin at 11 p.m., officials said. All lanes will be blocked by 2 a.m. Sunday. Lanes are...
  • Home builder confidence slips slightly but still high at start of 2014

    Home builder confidence slips slightly but still high at start of 2014
    Home builder confidence slipped in January, in part on lower expectations for future sales, according to a trade group. The reading on the National Assn. of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index fell one point from December to 56 this month....
  • Cruising British Columbia's Gulf Islands, luxury toy box in tow

    Cruising British Columbia's Gulf Islands, luxury toy box in tow
    GULF ISLANDS, Canada — "I'm not ashamed to say it," Colin Griffinson says, as he scans the island-dotted Strait of Georgia, "I have wooden boat disease!" And as he spins the very big wheel of his 1943 Pacific Yellowfin, one of a string of wooden...