| Jun 24, 2010
In 1996, the year he officially (if temporarily) retired, celebrated French chef Joël Robuchon identified Ferran Adrià as his "heir" in an interview on the French television station TF1 and called him "the best cook on the planet." This caused an...
| Mar 9, 2011
Singer had No. 1 hit with 'Running Bear'
Johnny Preston, 71, who had a No. 1 pop single in 1960 with "Running Bear," died Friday at a hospital in Beaumont, Texas, his son Scott told the Associated Press. The elder Preston had bypass...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 5:39 AM
In a sign of hardening skepticism toward the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a top Senate Democrat has sent a letter to the Obama administration asking about a possible conflict of interest between the pipeline operator and a company handling the...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Republican voters may not have settled yet on a challenger to take on President Obama, but his reelection campaign is laying the groundwork for what could be a major television advertising buy to buttress his standing in the coming months.
| Jul 13, 2010
| 12:26 PM
George Steinbrenner, who made his name synonymous with the revival of the New York Yankees as a dominant baseball team and leveraged multiple championships into business ventures that forever changed the economics of the sport, has died. He was 80....
| Dec 2, 2010
Alfred Masini, a pioneer of first-run syndication who created such hit television shows as "Entertainment Tonight" and "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," has died. He was 80.
Masini died Monday in Honolulu from complications of melanoma, said Kristin...
| Jan 26, 2011
Film producer and screenwriter
Bernd Eichinger, 61, a successful German film producer and screenwriter whose credits include the Oscar-nominated "Downfall" and "The Baader Meinhof Complex," died Monday night in Los Angeles after...
| Feb 26, 2011
Joseph Dyer, a retired KCBS-TV executive who was one of the first African American reporters hired by a major network television station in Los Angeles and later helped it set a standard for community involvement, died of heart failure Thursday at Good...
| Oct 27, 2011
Daniel Burke, considered one of the architects of the modern television industry and a former president and chief executive of Capital Cities/ABC, died Wednesday. He was 82.
He died at his home in Rye, N.Y., of complications from type 1 diabetes,...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 5:42 PM
Japanese American community groups in Los Angeles used a variety of social networking tools over the weekend to coordinate their efforts in response to Friday's monstrous earthquake that struck northwest Japan.
Several of the groups' websites are being...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
News Corp.'s board of directors temporarily suspended the voting rights of a portion of shares held by non-U.S. citizens to comply with U.S. law, according to a regulatory filing....