| Nov 1, 2012
| 10:44 AM
President Obama remains the preferred choice over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney by an overwhelming margin in Europe, according to a poll conducted in seven European nations. The survey finds that Romney would not earn more than 10% support...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Caroline Wozniacki made it back to the BNP Paribas Open women's final at Indian Wells on Friday night, fighting her way through a 2-hour 28-minute marathon that was mostly distinguishable by moonballs and service breaks.
Eighth-seeded Wozniacki of...
| Apr 21, 2011
Easter in Scandinavia, like many holiday celebrations in this part of the world, is a colorful patchwork of customs, including bits and pieces of a lot of things: Passover, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Easter bunny, cute witches, huge...
| Sep 15, 2010
Former University of California regent
William Coblentz, 88, an attorney and former University of California regent who fought against South Africa's apartheid policies and upheld the right of communist philosopher Angela Davis to teach...
| Jun 27, 2010
Pete Quaife, the original bassist for the Kinks who played on such early hits as "You Really Got Me," "All Day and All of the Night" and "Tired of Waiting for You" before leaving the British band in 1969, has died. He was 66.
Quaife died Wednesday of...
| Apr 5, 2012
Dr. Leila Daughtry Denmark, a Georgia pediatrician who was the country's oldest known practicing physician when she retired at 103, died Sunday at her daughter's home in Athens, Ga., her family announced. She was 114.
Denmark was the world's fourth-...
| Nov 2, 2011
Interior design firm's creative force
Harry Lawenda, 87, an interior designer who was the creative force behind the influential Kneedler Fauchere design firm founded by his late wife, Dorothy Kneedler Lawenda, died at his Los Angeles...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Bhutan is leading an international meeting today at the United Nations, seeking “next steps towards realizing the vision of a new well being” that include gauging happiness in different countries. The South Asian state already uses has a...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Confusion over "Dutch" and "Danish" in media reports....
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:38 PM
According to an L.A. Times study of the membership of the Academy of Motion Pictures, some 500 voting members, from actors and directors to makeup artists and hairstylists, reside abroad. The largest regional bloc is from Britian, including England,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Sundance Film Festival announces its lineup for 2012 competition films. The Sundance Film Festival roster for the U.S. dramatic and U.S. documentary competition -- 16 movies in each category -- features some familiar names both in front of and behind...