The annual convention celebrating Japanese animation and pop culture opened Thursday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event draws thousands wearing surreal costumes, painted faces and hair styles of favorite characters.
Official trailer for the documentary, "Tig," which premieres on Netflix July 17.
On the cusp of the Dalai Lama's 80th birthday, many Tibetans wonder whether their struggle for autonomy and religious freedom will soon be lost. Desperation can be seen in the number of self-immolations that have occurred since the religious uprising of 2008 -- more than 140 to date. Some Tibetans...
Staff writer Mikael Wood breaks down Apple's streaming music service, Apple Music.
"Terminator Genisys" producers talk about marketing the film
Kenneth Turan reviews 'Amy' a new documentary on Amy Winehouse. Video by Jason H. Neubert.
"Terminator Genisys" producers Dana Goldberg and David Ellison explore some of the films unanswered questions.
Why is "Terminator Genisys" spelled with a Y? Producer David Ellison explains.
Stephen Colbert took over "Only in Monroe" and interviewed guest Eminem.
Miley Cyrus talked with Instagram recently about gender issues and her #InstaPride campaign.
Watch the trailer for "Steve Jobs."
A Lomita resident claimed Thursday to find a body in the wall of an apartment building
John Mackey, left, and Walter Robb, Whole Foods co-CEOs, say pricing mistakes were made in New York City stores.
Fire crews battle brush fire in rugged terrain near Lake Perris in Moreno Valley.
In a behind-the-scenes video, country singer and songwriter Kacey Musgraves discuss the creation of her song 'Good Ol' Boys Club' from her new album 'Pageant Material.'
A truck carrying fireworks catches fire on Interstate 15 near the Nevada border.
An unearthed 1997 test of a radical costume for Superman, who was to be played by Nicolas Cage, is shown in the documentary "The Death of 'Superman Lives': What Happened?"
"Looney Tunes Musical Masterpieces" and "The Decline of Western Civilization" are Kenneth Turan's DVD picks this week.
New school board members are sworn in and will then vote to select a board president.
"Terminator Genisys" producer David Ellison discusses why the "Terminator" franchise endures.
"Terminator Genisys" producer Dana Goldberg talks about the nods to the original source material.
"Terminator Genisys" star Jai Courtney talks about the relationship between the characters Kyle and Sarah in the film.
After 10 years of marriage and three children, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are calling it quits. Looking back, there may have been a few clues that their marriage was on the rocks. The Times’ Christy Khoshaba has the details.
"Terminator Genisys" producer David Ellison talks about some of the themes in the film.
Jai Courtney talks about preparing to play Kyle Reese -- and being tossed around by Arnold Schwarzenegger -- in "Terminator Genisys."
Jim Carrey became openly upset with Gov. Brown after he signed a new vaccination law that made vaccinations mandatory for all schoolchildren, regardless of their religious and personal beliefs. The vaccinations, Carrey believes, contain harmful chemicals and compounds. The Times' Christy Khoshaba...
Newly elected District 8 Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson is sworn in to office at Los Angeles City Hall.
Watch an excerpt from the documentary film "Journeyman Architect: the Life and Work of Donald Wexler."
Actor, director and Houston family friend Tyler Perry, who gave a eulogy at Whitney Houston's funeral, was among those visiting Bobbi Kristina Brown at the Georgia hospice facility she was moved to last week.
Jenifer Duron was reported missing Monday after she didn't return from a run at a Malibu beach.
Watch the trailer for "Rick and Morty" season 2.
Sotheby's International Realty in Brentwood is using Oculus software to market luxury homes in Southern California via virtual reality. Users would be able to navigate around the panoramas shown in this video.
In a video posted in June, Snapchat Chief Executive Evan Spiegel explains why children are taking so many photos these days and how it plays into Snapchat's popularity.
Watch the trailer for "Creed."
In 1988, the BBC program "That's Life" surprised Sir Nicholas Winton by inviting some of the more than 650 children he had saved during the holocaust to be in their audience with him.
A loose collective of anonymous L.A. Artists has surreptitiously built a teahouse in the middle of Griffith Park.
Sen. Ted Cruz shows off his skills as an impressionist.
Mark Olsen reviews 'Terminator Genisys.' Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, Lee Byung-hun and J. K. Simmons. Video by Jason H. Neubert.
T.I. is in Ant-Man.
A Los Angeles city firefighter found guilty of beating a woman who was feeding stray cats in the West Adams neighborhood was sentenced to 180 days in jail.
Watch the video for Kendrick Lamar's "Alright." Warning: Profanity and racial epithets are used.
Married real estate agents Rayni and Branden Williams shelled out $40,000 to commission this "lifestyle film" showcasing a $33-million home they are selling in West Hollywood.
An Oroville, Calif., mother gives birth in the wilderness and is rescued three days later.
Father John Misty (aka Josh Tillman) covers Arcade Fire's 2012 hit.
A Seal Beach surveillance video shows a man striking another man with a tire iron while the victim was filling up his gas tank.
A man died after setting himself on fire on a bullet train in Japan. A woman also died of smoke inhalation, and passengers were left in a state of shock.
Watch the trailer for "Up."
As Lake Isabella's water level continues to decline, local residents and business owners wonder how much longer drought conditions will persist.
Folk singer Vance Gilbert adds a verse to Peter Mulvey's musical response to the South Carolina shootings.
Folk singer-songwriter Peter Mulvey performs his response to the shootings in Charleston, S.C.