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For nearly all 115 minutes of “The Death of Louis XIV,” the hypnotically grueling new film from the Catalan writer-director Albert Serra, we are peering into a royal bedchamber at 18th century Ver
Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura left Thursday's game against Colorado because of injuries. Segura injured his right ankle sliding into second base in the fourth in
A group of artists inspired by science and the history of the Mt. Wilson Observatory will take over the site for a weekend of performance and exhibitions.
Nick Kyrgios’ talent is undeniable. So is his temperament. Docked a point for smashing rackets, the 18th-seeded Kyrgios went from a set and a break up in the French Open’s second round to a swift
Leo Varadkar, a doctor and Ireland’s minister for social protection, may be close to becoming the country’s next prime minister, also known as the taoiseach. Varadkar, who would be the country’s f
The Ducks and assistant coach Paul MacLean have “mutually parted ways” following the expiration of MacLean’s contract, the team announced Thursday. MacLean spent the last two seasons with the Duck
Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has closed sale on the Cecil B. DeMille estate, a Los Feliz mansion once owned by the early filmmaker, according to real estate sources not authorized to co
A jury Thursday found three Northern California correctional officers guilty of second-degree murder in the 2015 fatal beating of a mentally ill inmate. After a two-month trial, Santa Clara County
The medical innovation known as an InternalBrace that could help Mike Trout expedite the projected six-to-eight week recovery timeline for his torn left thumb ligament is encouraging but somewhat
The Black Eyed Peas are once again a trio. Amid rampant speculation that Fergie was phasing herself out of the hip-hop/pop group, its members have confirmed the singer has indeed departed. “Fergie
Below Walt Disney Concert Hall, down the block from the line forming outside the Broad Museum, sits the deepest point in Los Angeles’ subway system. When it’s completed, the Bunker Hill station wi
Max Holloway’s 10-fight winning streak has been an arduous grind that has featured tests against a devastating puncher, a skilled mixed martial artist and an acrobatic former champion. The journey
When he hears his phone ring, Seon Jin Kim’s whole body flinches and his ears perk up. A 62-year-old diabetic with diminishing eyesight, he bounds up the stairs and dives for the phone. This could
When Gov. Jerry Brown flew across the Pacific four years ago to meet with leaders and business executives in China, the world seemed much different. President Obama had committed to fight the warm
Thirty-three years ago this month, on June 18, 1984, the day dawned hot and stifling in Orgreave. By the time the sun had gone down that evening, a pitched battle.
A lone gunman with an M4 rifle attacked a hotel and casino complex in the Philippines’ capital early Friday, triggering fears that terrorists were behind the raid, but the country's national polic
Public health experts want to remind President Trump that a warmer climate will mean more cases of asthma, cancer and infectious diseases, among many other things.
Even as Los Angeles continues to push for hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics, it seems bid leaders are compiling a list of concessions they could seek in return for taking the 2028 Games instead. Ma
Speculation over what Apple will do to compete in the home hub market is spinning up ahead of Apple's annual developers conference next week, where many analysts expect Apple will confirm a projec
A broad-based push higher for stocks sent indexes to new highs Thursday after yet more signs that the job market continues to improve. The Standard & Poor's 500 index pierced the 2,420-point level
SpaceX scrubbed its attempt to launch a previously-used Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station due to weather. The launch, originally scheduled for Thursday at 2:55 p.m. Pacific tim
British industry is on a roll, on a rolling mill to be precise. Not only are the mills at British Steel’s vast steel works in Scunthorpe running at nearly full capacity again but they are making mon
The magic of Harry Potter conjured a big boost in attendance last year at Universal Studios Hollywood, even as crowds dwindled at Disneyland. Universal Studios Hollywood, which opened the $500-mil
Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Accord will likely lead to an international boycott of American goods and of travel to the United States. Trump may quickly learned that the world won't sit idly by a
A man shot and killed by officers outside a Wal-Mart in Hesperia had stolen a car hours earlier, authorities said Thursday. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department identified the man as Jam
The departure of Antonio Horta-Osorio’s vastly remunerated chief spin doctor Matt Young leaves the newsworthy Lloyds chief without a spokesman. No shortage of possible replacements. 
Banking giant Lloyds has completed its acquisition of consumer credit card business MBNA from Bank of America after regulators backed the £1.9bn deal.
The U.S. will pull out of the Paris accord on global warming, President Trump announced Thursday, offering a statement of unabashed nationalism as he turned away from a global leadership role in t
Why did President Trump decide to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement? It is, after all, a nonbinding accord dependent on voluntary commitments to reduce greenhouse emissions. President
Elon Musk said he was resigning from two White House advisory councils after President Trump announced Thursday that he is withdrawing from the Paris climate accord. “Leaving Paris is not good for
On the same day that President Trump announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, environmentalists took consolation in the closure of three large coal-fired power plants
Two superhero films hit theaters this weekend that feature heroes who are similarly valiant and who share a struggle as aliens in a foreign land attempting to align their altruistic values against
In a crowd of stoic, professionally beautiful partygoers, Caroline Vreeland is talking about taking a break from the social scene and social media. “My plan is to just go dark,” said Vreeland, who
Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios had a bad day at the French Open on Thursday, and his racket paid the price. The 18th-seeded player was doing just fine against unseeded South African Kevin And
When a group of Laguna Beach High students heard what people in the landlocked West African nation of Burkina Faso do to get water, they knew they couldn’t turn their backs and say it was someone
Hank Azaria has logged three decades voicing beloved characters like Moe, Apu and Chief Wiggum on “The Simpsons.” He did Monty Python’s “Spamalot” on Broadway and had a breakout role in Mike Nicho
A person was killed Thursday after a plane crashed in the rugged hills northwest of Ventura, fire officials said. The crash was reported just before noon near the 101 Freeway and Taylor Ranch, jus
L.A. Dance Project’s founder and artistic director Benjamin Millepied used his artistic vision to help dancers make an impression at Marfa. For the troupe’s “Marfa Dance Episodes” last weekend in
It was supposed to be a simple job ad. Oregon’s biggest city was seeking a new police chief, and the mayor had posted a lengthy description online describing what he wanted in the hire. But two wo
It never pays to make impetuous comments on social media — at least not when you’re a judge. That’s the lesson Orange County Superior Court Judge Jeff Ferguson learned this week when he was public
The Galaxy’s injury woes continued to mount Thursday with the team saying goalkeeper Brian Rowe will miss six to eight weeks with a groin injury. That comes a day after the team announced center b
Yogis try day after day to improve their practice and now Wearable X is offering yoga pants embedded with electronics meant to help finesse their alignment. With the help of 50-plus yoga instructo
Why settle for “Pirates of the Caribbean” when you can have the pirates of the Ming Dynasty? Set along the Chinese coast during the 16th century, the lively “God of War” is a character-driven batt
Moviegoers will get their first chance to see “Cars 3” when it hits theaters on June 16, but they can start buying apparel and accessories June 9. In one of its more unusual collaborations, Disney
Talk about keeping an audience in suspense: “UnReal” star Constance Zimmer teased that a premiere date for the third season of the Lifetime drama would be … well, revealed sometime this week. At l
“The Exception” is a handsomely mounted World War II-era romantic thriller, enlivened by vibrant performances and vivid sexual encounters and inspired by a little-known footnote to history, the st
Benito Martinez thought America was ready for the raw brutality and real-life stories told on ABC’s “American Crime.” Unfortunately, the network pulled the plug on the anthology series after its t
The Brentwood home once owned by Marilyn Monroe has sold for $7.25 million, or $325,000 above the asking price. The residence, built in 1929, was the only property the singer, actress and model ow
The U.S. will pull out of the Paris accord on global warming, President Trump announced Thursday, relinquishing the country’s leadership role in the international fight against climate change. The
Seeing Neil Marshall’s name in the opening credits of a horror film should spark delight in genre fans’ gore-loving hearts, but it only brings disappointment in “Dark Signal.” The “Descent” and “D
The withdrawal process could take four years to complete, meaning a final decision would be up to the American voters in the next presidential election.
As President Trump was weighing his decision to pull the United States out of a historic climate agreement, there was much debate between opponents and supporters about the implications for Americ
L.A. Times film critic Justin Chang is at the Cannes Film Festival, taking in the scene and all the movies he can watch on very little sleep. In this, his Cannes diary, we can follow along.
What if a hemophiliac were a vampire? This mildly creative concept fuels “Aaron’s Blood,” but there’s little else to keep its heart beating. Writer-director Tommy Stovall built the indie horror mo
The name Ophuls is one of the most justly revered in French cinema, and “Shadows of the 20th Century: Ophuls Film Festival” offers Los Angeles audiences the opportunity to put the work of two grea
The documentary “Cruel and Unusual,” directed by Vadim Jean, dives into the hellish nightmare of a trio of prisoners who were unjustly confined to solitary in Lousiana’s Angola prison; one of the
With an eye toward a potential Middle East peace deal, President Trump on Thursday issued a waiver that delays moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem for at least six months, a decision in
Tehran, June 1, IRNA – Governor of Central bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif in a meeting with Australian Ambassador to Iran Ian Biggs in Tehran on Thursday underlined that the caution practiced by t
Witnesses say gunshots and explosions have been heard at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's international airport in the Philippine capital. Philippine police rushed to the Resorts Wor
Rich incentives, sweet lease deals, flexible financing options: they’re not enough. American car buyers continue to turn their backs on anything with four doors and a trunk. Automakers released sa
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