Arts & Entertainment

An art exhibition looks at dying as a way to affirm life

Photographer Andrew George had an unusual request for the medical director of an L.A. hospital: He wanted to meet and take photographs of people about to die.

U.S. women's water polo gold has SoCal written all over it

Nearly half of the team's roster is based here in Los Angeles. Five of the women are UCLA Bruins and two of them are USC Trojans.

This is not your grandma's jam

Savory jams tap into a love affair with foods that marry salt and sugar. They let people eat local fruits and vegetables year-round and lower the sugar levels found in traditional jams.

Decathlon winner Ashton Eaton repeats as the 'World's Greatest Athlete'

He became one of the few men in Olympic history to repeat as a decathlon champion. And his wife, Brianne, won the bronze in the women's heptathlon.

Helen Maroulis wins first US gold in women's freestyle wrestling

She pulled off a major upset defeating Japan's Saori Yoshida who had lost only twice in the past 14 years.

Harriet Tubman Press wants to free African-American work

As an exiled Ethiopian journalist, the publisher of Harriet Tubman Press knows what it's like to struggle to get your voice out. Now, he's trying to change that.

Werner Herzog takes on the internet: 'People do not read text in context anymore'

Filmmaker Werner Herzog’s new film, “Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World,” is a contemplative look at how almost all aspects of our lives are intertwined with the internet.

'Lovesong': Another intimate film from director So Yong Kim

The latest film from the indie director — her fourth — is about two friends whose relationship is transformed when they embark on a road trip.

Hollywood helps Pulse nightclub

Lance Bass will host a night of performances and speeches by El-P, Melissa Etheridge and to benefit victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre.

What does political art try to reveal?

There's a controversial art installation that's popped up in L.A. and other cities: A life-size Donald Trump statue... that's naked. Like, zero clothing.

What were they thinking? How the U.S. men's swimmers ended up in hot water

U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, 32, issued an apology on Instagram this morning after lying about an armed robbery in Rio to cover his bad behavior and that of his teammates last weekend.

Rape accusations haunt early Oscar favorite ‘The Birth of a Nation’

After garnering the highest price of any film in Sundance history, Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” became an early Oscar favorite. However, a rape trial from more than 15 years ago could jeopardize that.

10 ways to spend this warm SoCal weekend

Most of the city might be at the Coliseum to watch the Rams take on the Chiefs Saturday, but if you aren't a big football fan, there's still plenty to do.

A former LA Ram has advice for new players in Los Angeles

Yes, the traffic's bad, the weather's great. But when you move to a larger market like Los Angeles, you become a very small fish in a very large pond.

CAA: Going inside the Hollywood's belly of the beast

James Andrew Miller's latest oral history book is “Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency.”

Natalie Portman and the importance of having women as directors

The actress directs her first feature film, "A Tale of Love and Darkness," and talks about how directing has made an impact on her as a woman.