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  • 'The White Queen' on Starz looks at the Wars of the Roses' women

    'The White Queen' on Starz looks at the Wars of the Roses' women
    NEW YORK — A dashing young English royal falls for a beautiful commoner, and their love becomes a nationwide sensation that forever alters the face of the monarchy. No, their names aren't Will and Kate, but rather King Edward IV and Elizabeth...
  • Dr. Christian de Duve dies at 95; Nobel-winning scientist

    Dr. Christian de Duve dies at 95; Nobel-winning scientist
    For the first half of the 20th century, the cell was a mysterious, unfathomable entity. Nutrients went in and hormones, wastes and other products came out. But what happened in between was anybody's guess. Light microscopes could reveal the rough...
  • Sebastian Vettel cruises to victory in Belgian Grand Prix

    Sebastian Vettel cruises to victory in Belgian Grand Prix
    SPA, Belgium — Sebastian Vettel overtook Lewis Hamilton on the first lap and comfortably held on to win the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday and extend his overall championship lead. It was Vettel's fifth win of the season, the second from three GPs,...
  • Jaguar that set land speed record goes on sales block

    Jaguar that set land speed record goes on sales block
    It wasn't the world-record speed Norman Dewis was traveling at in 1953 that gave him pause, or that the Lucite canopy on the custom-built Jaguar XK 120 had no clearance for a helmet, or that his engine was spinning above the safe limit. It was that...
  • Los Angeles Beer Week is coming: Time to get organized!

    Los Angeles Beer Week is coming: Time to get organized!
    L.A. Beer Week is just around the corner, and the celebration of craft beer culture features events from the South Bay to the Valley, with more being added daily. In the past it’s been difficult to visualize just how widespread the LABW events are,...
  • Sabine Lisicki advances to Wimbledon semifinals

    Sabine Lisicki advances to Wimbledon semifinals
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Sabine Lisicki of Germany proved on Tuesday that she’s more than a one-upset wonder. Lisicki, who eliminated defending Wimbledon champion and world No. 1 Serena Williams in the round of 16 on Monday, became the first woman to...
  • Rafael Nadal is upset in first round at Wimbledon

    Rafael Nadal is upset in first round at Wimbledon
    Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal of Spain became the victim of the first major upset of this year’s tournament, losing on Monday, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 to unseeded Steve Darcis of Belgium on Court No. 1. Nadal, seeded fifth, took a...
  • Young filmmakers excitedly gather for Student Oscars

    Young filmmakers excitedly gather for Student Oscars
    On Tuesday, Wouter Bouvijn left his home in Belgium for his dream trip to Hollywood. Wednesday morning, the 25-year-old filmmaker from Deinze, a small municipality in East Flanders, sat in the lobby of the JW Marriott in Los Angeles, jet-lagged but...
  • Beyonce cancels show in Belgium, cites dehydration, exhaustion

    Beyonce cancels show in Belgium, cites dehydration, exhaustion
    Beyonce has canceled a show in Belgium, citing dehydration and exhaustion asĀ  rumors of a second pregnancy continue to swirl around the pop diva. The singer, 31, was advised by doctors to rest and will be missing her Tuesday show at Sportpaleis in...
  • Mother's Day: Beers for the brunch table

    Mother's Day: Beers for the brunch table
    Although bloody marys, mimosas and Champagne are the typical go-to brunch libations, craft beer offers a wide array of flavors that perfectly match the mood -- and the food -- of a leisurely Mother's Day brunch. Here are four styles that can find a...
  • The giant yucca's edible bounty: seeds, fruit, even flowers

    The giant yucca's edible bounty: seeds, fruit, even flowers
    The giant yucca certainly lives up to its name: Yucca gigantea rises 30 feet high in ideal conditions, with white blossoms that push out from the center -- flor de izote, as the bloom is sometimes called, the national flower of El Salvador. Many species...