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  • Fatal bus crash: El Monte High victim mourned at school vigil

    Fatal bus crash: El Monte High victim mourned at school vigil
    Friends and family of a teen killed last week when a FedEx truck slammed into a charter bus full of prospective college students gathered for an emotional vigil Monday night at El Monte High School. Adrian Castro, 19, was courteous and stubborn in his...
  • Boston Marathon bombings: 'We endure,' Joe Biden says at memorial

    Boston Marathon bombings:  'We endure,' Joe Biden says at memorial
    BOSTON -- A memorial for the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings ended Tuesday with a thunderous speech from Vice President Joe Biden, who closed an afternoon highlighting remarks from bombing survivors and dignitaries. “We will never...
  • MTV Movie Awards: 'Robbed' Ice Cube clarifies Paul Walker comments

    MTV Movie Awards: 'Robbed' Ice Cube clarifies Paul Walker comments
    Ice Cube wants the world to know he's not a sore loser. After coming under fire for complaining that he and "Ride Along" costar Kevin Hart were "robbed" at the MTV Movie Awards, losing best onscreen duo to the late Paul Walker and his "Fast & Furious 6"...
  • A solemn moment of silence, bells toll 1 year after Boston bombings

    A solemn moment of silence, bells toll 1 year after Boston bombings
    BOSTON -- At 2:49 p.m. exactly Tuesday, Boston observed a moment of silence to commemorate the minute the first bomb exploded a year ago at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. A solemn bell tolled in drizzling rain, a choir sang the national anthem...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: A Disney night shocker!

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: A Disney night shocker!
    Now that we’re halfway through Season 18, “Dancing With the Stars” has made a nod to ABC’s parent company and star Meryl Davis’ uncanny resemblance to Jasmine the princess in Disney theme night, which host Tom Bergeron...
  • Amy Purdy discusses her emotional week on 'Dancing With the Stars'

    Amy Purdy discusses her emotional week on 'Dancing With the Stars'
    The Times is pleased to have Amy Purdy, who won a bronze medal in snowboardcross at the 2014 Paralympics, guest-blogging for us while she competes on "Dancing With the Stars" with pro partner Derek Hough. This week, Purdy talks about Week 5 of the...
  • Boston Marathon bombing anniversary is solemn, yet inspiring

    Boston Marathon bombing anniversary is solemn, yet inspiring
    Heather Abbott was at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, when two bombs went off. One of her feet was severely injured in the blast and was eventually amputated. Nearly a year later, the 39-year-old human resources specialist from...
  • 'Game of Thrones': Fans react with glee to Purple Wedding

    'Game of Thrones': Fans react with glee to Purple Wedding
    "Game of Thrones" continues to give the commitment-phobic plenty of reasons to avoid weddings. Fans have only just recovered from the shock and horror of last season's Red Wedding when, in Sunday's episode "The Lion and the Rose," yet another nuptial...
  • Oscar Pistorius appears to change his defense under questioning

    Oscar Pistorius appears to change his defense under questioning
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Reeva Steenkamp, the 29-year-old model and girlfriend of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, had a sports bag packed with her clothes, ready to leave his house, the night he fatally shot her, prosecutor Gerrie Nel told...
  • MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments

    MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments
    True to form, Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards were a fizzy, freewheeling affair. The show, after all, is less a ceremony celebrating actors and their craft than it is an excuse for them to plug upcoming movies and try their hand at viral stunts. Here...
  • 'Once Upon a Time': Pirates face off in Hook vs. Blackbeard

    'Once Upon a Time': Pirates face off in Hook vs. Blackbeard
    In "The Jolly Roger, " Sunday's episode of "Once Upon a Time," the question of who is the most ruthless scourge of the fairy tale seven seas is answered, and our lovable Captain Hook comes out on top over Blackbeard. Yes, the heavy-eye-lined duo duels...