| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Doctors for Randy Travis gave an update and more details Wednesday on the country superstar's condition since his hospitalization Sunday in Texas.
Travis came through the ER at Baylor Medical Center in McKinney on Sunday after suffering a viral upper-...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:48 PM
President George W. Bush's successful heart surgery, which involved placement of a stent in a coronary artery, is performed roughly a million times a year nationwide, sometimes without even a night in the hospital, according to cardiologists.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:58 AM
The director of the 2001 French movie "Amélie" has expressed his displeasure over the planned adaptation of his movie for the musical theater, although he acknowledged that he gave his approval for the stage production.
Jean-Pierre Jeunet said in a...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Mimi Clar Melnick, an author and former Los Angeles Times writer who was the host of jazz salons in her Encino home for more than 17 years, has died. She was 77.
Melnick died June 14, a few months after having open-heart surgery, her family announced...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Robert N. Bellah, a UC Berkeley sociologist who turned the analysis of religion's role in American society into a bestselling book and a thriving academic pursuit, died Tuesday at an Oakland hospital. He was 86.
The cause was complications after heart...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On his last day of work, they came for him in an ambulance, the old usher being carried out the same back exit of Dodger Stadium where he had once stood guard.
For 55 years, Ira Hawkins had patrolled the Coliseum, then Chavez Ravine, for late hours...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Judd Hirsch will fill the shoes of the late Richard Griffiths in the revival of Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys" coming to the Ahmanson Theatre in September.
Griffiths had been scheduled to costar alongside Danny DeVito at the Ahmanson, but the...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Barbara Walters made it official on "The View" on Monday morning: after the summer of 2014, she won't be appearing on TV anymore.
During lengthy remarks at the top of Monday's program, Walters addressed the issue, which has been following her for...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Michael Jackson’s doctor showed warning signs that should have led concert promoter AEG to raise serious questions before letting him sign on as the singer’s physician for an anticipated comeback tour, a cardiologist testified Tuesday.
| Mar 29, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Richard Griffiths, the portly British actor who won acclaim for his stage performances in "The History Boys," "Equus" and many other productions, was one of the most beloved figures in the London theater. His numerous performances ranged from contemporary...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Richard Griffiths, the nimble British character actor best known to American audiences as cantankerous, wizard-fearing Uncle Vernon in the blockbuster Harry Potter films, died Thursday at a hospital in Coventry, England. He was 65.
The cause was...