| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where the Dodgers took a two-games-to-one lead in the best-of-five National League division series over the Atlanta Braves. The Dodgers offered a forceful reminder that they possess offensive...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
AMMAN, Jordan -- A team of 20 experts from the Hague-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) arrived in Beirut on Monday en route to Syria, where it will begin accounting for the government's stockpile of chemical weapons, the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Name of restaurant: Orsa & Winston, in downtown Los Angeles.
Chef: Josef Centeno of nearby Bäco Mercat and next door Bar Amá. Centeno started his career in New York, where he worked at Daniel and La Côte Basque. In Los Angeles, he was executive chef...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:52 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, protesters mark the anniversary of the Tlatelolco massacre in Mexico City. Mexico commemorated the 45th anniversary of the massacre of students holding an anti-government protest in 1968, days before the Summer...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:10 AM
There was never any doubt that "I Love Lucy" was full of color. But for those whose imaginations need some help, CBS will air in December a one-hour special featuring two newly colorized classic episodes of the 1950s series.
The "I Love Lucy Christmas...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The new Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, designed by Zoltan Pali and the firm Studio Pali Fekete, is a work of architecture that arrives with a long list of storylines attached.
In mixing historic preservation with...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 6:20 PM
NEW YORK — Wielding silence as deftly as he harnessed speech, British playwright Harold Pinter wrote plays that have the precision of musical scores. Much of the joy in encountering these extravagantly minimalist works in performance is noticing...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Gustavo Dudamel was in Japan on Friday -- just three days before he is scheduled to launch the Los Angeles Philharmonic's new season at Walt Disney Concert Hall -- to help open a music event in the country's northeast region that is still recovering...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Is Barilla pasta taking a page out of the Chick Fil-A anti-gay playbook? The Italian pasta company is receiving heat after its chairman said Wednesday in a radio interview that the company would "never use homosexual couples" in its advertisements. ...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:29 PM
A portrait of a woman believed to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered in the vault of a Swiss bank, according to a report in the Italian press. But doubt exists over the piece's authenticity and additional research still needs to be...