Arts & Entertainment

Voice recognition technology is better than you think it is

Will Oremus recently wrote an article using voice recognition technology and even though it's far from perfect, Will says that the tech has gotten better.

Paul Simon, Edie Brickell arrested in Connecticut

Police in Connecticut say Paul Simon and his wife, Edie Brickell, have been arrested on disorderly conduct charges.

NBA commish on Clippers owner's alleged remarks: No sanctions yet

Adam Silver said that he was "not prepared yet to discuss any sanctions against Donald Sterling" but that the league would move quickly in its investigation.

ET's home found: Trove of Atari games unearthed in New Mexico

For decades, it was a legend: a dump rumored to harbor millions of copies of the E.T. video game, so bad that burying it in the desert seemed the best way to move on.

Former NFL QB Earl Morrall dies; key part of Dolphs, Colts

Earl Morrall, who played an integral role in the Miami Dolphins' perfect season of 1972, died Friday at age 79. Morrall played 21 seasons in the NFL.

3 pitfalls to avoid when talking about race

We are so used to talking about race in combative terms that it is easy to take a message about spreading opportunity and see it as criticism of those who are overrepresented.

New rap lyric street signs pop up in LA (photos)

Artist Jay Shells has posted more red and white signs with location-specific rap quotes across LA, just as his new exhibit opens at Gallery 1988 Friday.

After 14 years, Wayne Kramer is back with a jazz album, 'Lexington'

Wayne Kramer of the MC5 is back after 14 years with a new album called "Lexington." But fans of his work might be surprised, as this album is all about the jazz.

FAQ: Lucasfilm bids farewell to the Star Wars Expanded Universe

Friday, Lucasfilm addressed fans' concerns about their Expanded Universe of books, comics and more. Bottom line: the Expanded Universe might not be so expanded anymore.

Picture This: Inside the LAPD's rarely seen crime photo archives

One of the most striking exhibits at the Paris Photo event is a collection of rare crime scene photos unearthed from the LAPD's archives. Some of the photos date as far back as 1925.

NBC taps Seth Meyers as next Emmys host

Seth Meyers will take his late-night act to prime time as the next host of the Emmy Awards. It will be telecast live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on August 25.

Free weekend? 8 fun and almost-free things to do

Our agenda includes sprucing up the apartment for spring and taking photos in fields of poppy flowers. Did we mention we'll also be bowling with Jeff Bridges?

An eater's-eye view of literature's most iconic meals

With intricately composed photographs, designer Dinah Fried puts readers at the table for 50 of her favorite literary spreads. Her new book is called "Fictitious Dishes."

Yankees pitcher Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar to help him grip the ball.

New hope for the supposedly shuttered San Diego Opera

Marc Haefele reports that not only are fans of the San Diego Opera rallying to keep it from closing, but that the decision to close the company may have been made unlawfully.

Why Lupita Nyong'o's People cover is so significant

The Mexican-born Kenyan actress has been lauded for her looks, her impeccable fashion sense, and her humility. Now People says she's the most beautiful woman in the world.