Arts & Entertainment
The National Black Church Initiative is calling for its members not to give money to NPR, telling the network it "has abandoned the African American community."
An actress, singer and dancer in the 1950s and 1960s, Angelou broke through as an author in 1970 with "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."
Buried under an unassuming stone in Cavalry Cemetery are the bones of Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe, the self-proclaimed, and not entirely wrong, “originator of jazz.”
John Rabe talks with Bean, one of the last of the old school Hollywood raconteurs, about "Death of the Author," his father getting bitten during a panty raid, and being Calvin Coolidge's cousin.
The people have spoken! They voted VaKA Burger, best hamburger joint in Southern California for National Hamburger Day. So, we went down to Vaka to check out the story behind the scenes.
It's Tuesday, which means that it's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week we're joined by music critic Steve Hochman and Associate Editor of Latin at Billboard magazine, Justino Aguila.
The Getty’s latest Pacific Standard Time, focusing on Greater Latin American culture, is a huge step in the right direction. But it's possible many people in those nations don’t care.
Whether for philosophical or health reasons, pet owners are whipping up batches of pet food for their beloved animals. But veterinarians warn that these meals need to be nutritionally balanced.
Herb Jeffries, an actor and singer most famous for his work with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and his role as a singing cowboy in "The Bronze Buckaroo," has died. He was 100.
There's much more to the Internet than what you can stumble upon with Google. Hidden sites can market drugs and weapons illegally, but they also provide anonymity for political dissidents.
The State Department has a new exchange program for culinary professionals. A delegation from the Middle East and Africa recently discovered there's more to American cuisine than fast food.
Fan-favorite director Edgar Wright has dropped out of directing Marvel superhero movie "Ant-Man," set for next year. Here's video and imagery of what could have been.
TBS has canceled Los Angeles-based "The Pete Holmes Show" after two seasons. Here's a look at the show's funniest, most viral bits.
Celebrate Memorial day with a little War... we're talking about the band of course. Lead singer Lonnie Jordan talks about releasing their first album in 20 years.
John Rabe talks with LA Times columnist Chris Erskine about the rally planned Sunday, June 1, to urge the Dodgers and Time Warner Cable to solve the TV snafu.
American career scoring leader Landon Donovan was among seven players cut Thursday as the U.S. announced its 23-man World Cup roster well before the June 2 deadline.