| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:39 PM
In what officials believe is one of the biggest baggage theft operations in Los Angeles International Airport history, authorities on Thursday said they suspect at least 14 baggage handlers of stealing thousands of dollars in electronics, jewelry and...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A certain fatigue had set in for the multiplatinum-selling electronic dance music act Swedish House Mafia in 2012. By the three members' own estimate, they had partied hard five days a week for six years straight, consuming mass quantities of booze and...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:22 AM
And then, out of the blue, a new Skrillex album arrives.
America's king of bass-heavy, dubstep-inspired electronic dance music released his new album, "Recess," for streaming to iTunes on Monday evening after a tease on a smartphone app started...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 5:17 PM
The wing of a small plane flying a few feet off the ground clipped the strings of a parachute Saturday in Florida, flinging the skydiver into the air and slamming the plane nose-first into grass.
Both pilot and skydiver survived.
In fact, neither...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:11 PM
SACRAMENTO — Millions of dollars in welfare benefits are ending up in banks' pockets each year when poor Californians access their taxpayer-funded benefits, according to state statistics and a report released Tuesday.
Like many other states,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:00 AM
In his classic tome "The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century," critic Alex Ross compares Minimalism to driving a car "across empty desert, the layered repetitions in the music mirroring the changes that the eye perceives — road signs...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Long Beach approved strict rules on the use of electronic cigarettes in public spaces late Tuesday, tougher regulations than were adopted hours earlier by the Los Angeles City Council.
The restrictions, adopted on a 9-0 vote, mean Los Angeles County&...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
LAS VEGAS — Britney Spears was barely 10 feet away from me, dancing a sexy routine to "Freakshow." She catches my eye and summons me closer to the stage from my seat in the audience. And no, this wasn't a dream.
It was at one of her recent shows...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:50 PM
The four identically dressed members of Kraftwerk stood before electronic consoles, glowing lecterns outlined in strips of blue light, in a dark Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Above them, three-dimensional moving images of sleek commuter trains speeding...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:26 PM
On announcing the death last week of composer Robert Ashley in New York at 83, the composer and critic Kyle Gann wrote on his blog that Ashley was "the greatest genius of 20th-century opera. I don't know how long it's going to take the world to...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:29 AM
HTC on Tuesday announced its next flagship device: the One (M8).
Besides its funky name, the HTC One (M8) features a five-inch 1080p HD display, comes with 32 gigabytes of storage and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with the HTC Sense 6 interface. The device...