| Oct 19, 2012
Actress Sylvia Kristel, the Dutch star of the hit 1970s erotic movie "Emmanuelle," has died of cancer in the Netherlands. She was 60.
Kristel died in her sleep Wednesday night, according to a statement from her agent, Features Creative Management.
| Nov 8, 2012
Former Los Angeles City Councilman Arthur K. Snyder, a famously colorful figure who spent nearly two decades in office while contending with an array of personal, legal and political troubles, died Wednesday. He was 79.
Snyder died in his sleep at his...
| Jun 16, 2012
She was an ambitious, well-connected former Nashville radio station receptionist when the performing rights organization BMI hired her to open a southern regional office in the Tennessee capital in 1958.
By the time Frances Williams Preston retired as...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:15 AM
The $800-million Adventure World Warsaw theme park set to break ground July 21 will feature lands dedicated to mythical creatures, ancient legends, fantasy worlds and Polish history.
PHOTOS: Adventure World Warsaw theme park in Poland
Located about a...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Holland Taylor is familiar to many TV viewers for playing the randy grandmother on the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men." In recent years, the Emmy-winning actress has been busy traveling the country in her one-woman stage show "Ann," based on the life of...
| Jan 27, 2013
Whether you're looking for a cruise or looking to find more enjoyment from your trip on the high seas, apps can help. Here are some favorites from experts on the cruise industry. All of the apps work with iOS devices (iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads), and...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Looking to boost its international presence, Time Warner Inc. made a unsolicited bid earlier this week for Endemol, the creator of reality TV hits “Deal or No Deal” and “Wipeout” and one of the world’s largest television...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Only one man was reportedly injured when he tripped and hit his head while attempting to flee him home near Prague, Okla., Saturday night, according to local dispatchers....
| 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,...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 9:36 PM
A Newport Beach man who has been restoring a 72-foot wooden ship in his yard for six years has been ordered to remove the boat or risk going to jail....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Nigerian oil prices. Why oil price vary so much among countries....