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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
In their nightmares the Cleveland Cavaliers will see Kevin Durant sprinting down the middle of the court and slamming down an uncontested dunk. Durant unleashed the fury of nine years with no cham
President Trump’s lawyers asked the Supreme Court late Thursday to revive his temporary ban on foreigners arriving from six majority-Muslim nations, setting the stage for a potentially far-reachin
SERIES Girl Starter The aspiring female entrepreneurs vie for a prize package worth $100,000 in this competition series’ freshman-season finale. 7 p.m. TLC Ginormous Food Host Josh Denny tries a
India lost the tag of the fastest growing economy to China in the March quarter with a GDP growth of 6.1 per cent, which pulled down the 2016-17 expansion to 7.1 per cent.
World leaders closed ranks Thursday, vowing to press on with the fight against global warming, even as President Trump said he was pulling the United States out of a landmark climate agreement. In
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 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
One day in the near future, your face or your fingers will be all the identification you need to board a plane. The airline industry has begun testing the idea of using biometrics — facial recogni
The Rams and Chargers are in a so-called “Fight for L.A.,” a competition that includes wooing — and accepting — new fans from all parts of Southern California’s diverse population. Both franchises
A masked gunman stormed a hotel-casino complex in the Philippine capital early Friday, shooting up a TV screen, torching gambling tables and stuffing a backpack with casino chips before fleeing, a
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
Tesla’s Elon Musk and Disney’s Robert Iger both said they were resigning from White House advisory councils after President Trump announced Thursday that he is withdrawing the United States from t
Undrafted out of Ferris State University, waived twice as a professional and heartbroken when the Ducks traded him to a team that was out of the playoff picture less than two years after he helped
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
Jerry West remains unabashed in his affection for the Lakers, still expressing his “love” for them and even admitting that a part of him still yearns to work for the organization that he in so man
Scientists with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO, have detected the signal from a cataclysmic collision between two black holes that lie 3 billion light-years away
In one of the indelible moments of the Watergate scandal, White House Counsel John Dean can be heard on a secretly recorded Oval Office tape warning Richard Nixon of a cancer on his presidency: th
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.
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 record highs Thursday following yet more signs that the job market continues to improve. The Standard & Poor's 500 index pierced the 2,420-
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
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
“Legion of Brothers” is a story of heroism writ bold, but it is also something more. On the most immediate level, this involving, unexpectedly moving documentary describes the impressive Green Ber
Elon Musk said he was resigning from two White House advisory councils after President Trump announced Thursday that he is withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord. Other pillar
When Emmy contenders stop by The Times for live video conversations, we keep an eye out for interesting questions coming over social media. And we had a good one for “Veep” cast member Matt Walsh,
World leaders closed ranks Thursday, vowing to press on with the fight against global warming, even as President Trump said he was pulling the United States out of a landmark climate agreement. In
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
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
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
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
President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate change accord flies in the face of his rallying cry to “Make America Great Again.” It will make America sicker, poor
Falling just short of being so bad it’s good, “Rogue Warrior: Robot Fighter” is a shameless low-budget “Terminator”/“Star Wars”/“Mad Max” knock-off that will have to settle for being merely godawf
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
A North Carolina man thought he was "going to die" when members of his evangelical church beat and choked him for two hours to expel his "homosexual demons," he testified Thursday. Matthew Fenner
Betsy DeVos Charter Schools Higher Education K-12 LAUSD May 24, 2017, 3:35 a.m. 7 things you need to know about how Trump's budget would affect schools in California and nationwide Joy Resmovits (
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
“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
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.
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 wavier that delays moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem for at least six months, a decision in
We’ve seen many stories and theories about artificial intelligence, enough to know that it’s likely computers will gain some sort of sentience one day. But how will that happen? How will humans re
With the animated kids' comedy 'Captain Underpants' in theaters June 2, stars Kevin Hart, Ed Helms and Thomas Middleditch talk potty humor, underwear and using the "poop" word.
Brian Cox, in a towering, Oscar-caliber performance, proves the literal beating heart of “Churchill,” a superb look at iconic statesman Winston Churchill’s torturous days leading up to the pivotal
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
Zoe Lister-Jones might be best known to mainstream audiences for her role on the CBS sitcom “Life in Pieces,” but the actress has a long resume with roots in indie film. She and her husband, Daryl
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
“I’ve always been good at faking things,” says the cunning and controversial artist at the center of Maura Axelrod’s playful, intriguing documentary “Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back.” Cattelan’s
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
For seven frenzied months, between a dramatic inner-tube rescue off the coast of Florida in 1999 and an armed raid on a modest Miami house, 6-year-old Elián Gonzalez was more than just a boy who’d
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