Arts & Entertainment

Rock legend Tom Petty dies; sold 80 million records

Rock musician Tom Petty has died, according to a statement issued by his longtime manager on behalf of the family. Petty was 66.

Tom Petty was reported dead today. He wasn't

The confusion started with CBS News and the Los Angeles Police Department.

Magazine mogul S.I. Newhouse dies at 89

Under his leadership, Vogue, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker flourished.

Distillery cat wanted: must be affable, brand-boosting, killer

A new book profiles some of the world's most fascinating felines. Some work as ambassadors for beer and liquor companies.

'Let's Make A Deal' game show host Monty Hall dies

The unctuous, ingratiating game show host was always in on the joke — which was the secret to his enduring appeal.

On 'SNL,' Jay-Z wears a Kaepernick jersey and Alec Baldwin returns as Trump

The 43rd season of Saturday Night Live kicked off with a send-up of the President. But its sharpest political moments lay elsewhere.

Former Lakers assistant coach Frank Hamblen dies

Hamblen, who won seven NBA championships as an assistant to Phil Jackson in Los Angeles and Chicago, was 70.

Hugh Hefner and Marilyn Monroe, together for eternity

Decades ago, the Playboy founder spent paid $75,000 to buy the drawer next to the actress in a Westwood mausoleum. She had no say in the matter.

The sports bra celebrates 40 uplifting years of service

In 1977, three women sewed two jockstraps together to create the first modern sports bra.

Celebrating a century of marshmallow Fluff

Fans celebrated in sticky style with thousands of Fluffernutter sandwiches in the neighborhood where Fluff was first whipped up.

Sparks move within one win of being consecutive WNBA champs

If they beat the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday, they'll be the women's league champions — for the second year in a row.

After a bumpy first week, the case for 'Megyn Kelly Today'

NBC reportedly paid Kelly more than $15 million dollar a year to sign on. But should the network be having second thoughts?

Exploring pop music mogul Clive Davis' legendary career

A new documentary recounts his crucial role in the careers of Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Whitney Houston and many others.

A North Korean film with an incredible backstory is coming to LA

"Salt" was made in the 1980s by South Korean filmmaker Sheen Sang-ok, who claimed he was kidnapped by agents for then-North Korean leader Kim Jung-Il.

New film about Watergate and Deep Throat resonates in 2017

Journalist turned filmmaker Peter Landesman talks about why he felt it was so important to make a film about the man known as Deep Throat.

6 things to do this weekend in SoCal

Our picks include not one, but two music festivals at Watts Towers, a block party in Santa Monica and, of course, a pumpkin patch.