Sep. 22, 2019
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Billy Porter of FX’s “Pose” is the first openly gay black man to win the Emmy for lead actor in a drama series.
The first 45 minutes of the Primetime Emmy Awards were solid, then the show got tedious. (Yes, the voice-over.) In the end, surprise winners and stirring speeches saved the night.
Is “Fleabag” a show about a sex addict, as Ben Stiller claimed at Sunday’s Emmy Awards? Twitter has some strong thoughts on that.
The Emmys went off script this year with delightful, shocking wins for “Fleabag,” Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Jodie Comer.
Random dance numbers, so many British winners, and who was that green fuzzy guy with the accountants?
“Fleabag” and Phoebe Waller-Bridge led the British invasion of the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Senate Bill 276 was the legislative equivalent of a Rorschach test. Some saw it as government overreach, others as a victory for science over social media-fueled skepticism.
A state review found that students at Bayside Martin Luther King Jr. Academy have suffered under years of rapid staff turnover, inadequate class offerings, excessive discipline and substandard academic performance.
Some trains between Santa Monica and downtown L.A. have been so crammed that passengers with bicycles, wheelchairs and strollers have been stranded on platforms.
On the campaign trail, Elizabeth Warren rarely mentions her two decades teaching at Harvard, preferring to dwell on her humble roots in Oklahoma. Her path to the White House may depend on which version of her voters accept — prairie populist or Ivy League elitist.
“Downton Abbey” overperforms with $31 million as the Brad Pitt space thriller “Ad Astra” garners mixed reception and “Rambo: Last Blood” caps off franchise.
President Trump cites Biden and son but denies anything untoward in call with Ukraine president. Democrats demand investigation.
The 37-person Freightliner bus operated by America Shengjia Inc. was traveling on State Highway 12 en route to Bryce Canyon National Park when the driver lost control, said UHP Corporal Chris Bishop. The bus driver, whose identity has not been disclosed, was “restrained,” Bishop said Sunday, but “I don’t believe anyone else had seat belts on in the bus.”
Chinese Embassy officials on Saturday said they had dispatched staffers to assist victims of a tour bus crash near Bryce Canyon National Park in southern Utah that killed four people and left 27 others on board critically injured.
Many African migrants who seek to go to the United States are stuck in southern Mexico. Some have set up a tent city to pressure Mexican authorities to let them proceed.
Among 2020 Democratic contenders, Bernie Sanders has attracted an unusually strong fandom among Muslims. Can they get him into office?
An initial call to “storm Area 51" turned into a weekend festival of camping and partying in the dusty Nevada desert and trekking to remote gates of the military base.
Critic Bill Addison reviews breakfast, lunch and dinner at Walter and Margarita Manzke’s La Brea restaurant, Republique.
So many things had to go right for UCLA after everything went wrong during a dramatic comeback victory over Washington State on Saturday night.
Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched well with Will Smith at catcher, which was as surprising as Ryu’s first career homer in a win over the Rockies.
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Last year, 114 women were killed in Los Angeles County, the highest number since the beginning of the decade, according to a Times analysis of coroner and law enforcement records.
Seventeen presidential candidates and more than 10,000 people attended the Polk County Steak Fry in Des Moines. The gathering is one of a number of events in the Iowa caucus season that have grown from folksy roots to marquee campaign events.
The Black Keys made tickets to their Wiltern show nontransferable to third-party vendors, leaving fans who bought tickets from sites such as StubHub turned away at the doors.
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