Arts & Entertainment

Mayweather is stripped of WBO belt he won from Pacquiao

The World Boxing Organization welterweight title will now go to Timothy Bradley Jr., who had been named the interim title holder after he won a June 27 fight.

Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77

Weintraub became a top concert promoter in the 1970s, working with the likes of Elvis Presley and shaping John Denver's career. He then produced such films as "Oh, God," ''Diner" and "The Karate Kid" and its sequels.

Leon Russell documentary, 'A Poem is a Naked Person,' is released after 40 years

The musician was unhappy with the documentary he commissioned from filmmaker Les Blank in the early 1970s, so he refused to allow its release. But Blank's son, Harrod, has resurrected the project.

Documents: Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex

The 77-year-old comedian was testifying under oath in a lawsuit filed by a former Temple University employee. He testified he gave her three half-pills of Benadryl.

US women shatter TV ratings record for soccer with World Cup win

The U.S. women's national team won an unprecedented third FIFA Women's World Cup trophy Sunday night — and a record number of Americans tuned in to watch.

5 things to do in LA this week

From the heart of the Southland, this is 5 Every Week. In our inaugural episode, we’ll be running you through five great things you should do in L.A. this week.

After spectacular start, US women win World Cup Final 5-2

The U.S. women's team defeated Japan to win the World Cup 5-2 Sunday after a stunning first half that thrilled fans and set FIFA records.

Minions take over LA Times' masthead; Critics cry foul

Sunday's L.A. Times featured a trio of Twinkie-like characters meddling with the paper's sober, storied masthead in an advertising first for the paper.

Deadheads prepare for frenzied final Grateful Dead shows in Chicago

When The Grateful Dead announced that they would be playing a handful of shows that would be both a celebration of the band's 50 years and also their final shows, people lost their minds.

'Orange is the New Black' actress Lea DeLaria's jazz album

When "Orange is the New Black's" Lea DeLaria's not spending time in TV prison, she's singing jazz. DeLaria talks about her new David Bowie cover album, "House of David."

Sonia Manzano retiring after 44 years as Maria on 'Sesame Street'

A beloved resident of Sesame Street since she was a teenager, the character Maria owned the neighborhood repair shop with husband Luis (played by Emilio Delgado, who remains on the show).

3 female thinkers define that other 'F-word': Feminism

How should feminism be defined today? Is it a concept that we still even need? Where are we these days in the battle for equal rights for women?

9 fun and almost-free things to do July 4 weekend

If you're staying in town (and you don't have a friend with a pool), don't worry — there is life beyond beer and burgers. Here's everything you need to know.

'Jurassic World': The sound design behind the Indominus Rex

Al Nelson of Skywalker Sound reveals the real animals whose shrieks and cries eventually became those of the "Jurassic World" baddie, Indominus Rex.

Women's World Cup ratings climb as U.S. team advances to finals

Fox invested a lot of money to broadcast the men and women's World Cup tournaments through 2026, and it's paying off with record-setting viewership.

'Mr. Robot,' 'Ballers' among picks for best summer TV

A flood of some 120 series, both new and returning, are coming to TV sets this summer. So, how to choose which ones to binge-watch by the pool?