Arts & Entertainment

Emmys 2014: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' in lead; who got snubbed?

The nominations were announced early Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. See the full list of nominees. Did your favorites get snubbed?

Justin Bieber pleads no contest to vandalism

Bieber has to complete five days of community labor and an anger management program, pay $80,900 in restitution and has been placed on probation.

Can you pass the Donald Sterling test? Hear KPCC staffers try their best

KPCC staffers try two of the mental tests doctors gave Clippers owner Donald Sterling as part of their examination into whether he has Alzheimer's Disease.

Dick Jones, voice of Pinocchio, dies at 87

Dick Jones was just 10 years old but already had appeared in nearly 40 movies when he got the part of Pinocchio.

JK Rowling writes new Harry Potter story, fans lose minds

A 1,500-word story posted on the author's Pottermore website is the first update since "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" was published in 2007.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Henry Butler, Cowboy Jack Clement, Fania and Miranda

A blind pianist, a country music legend, the reboot of a Latin label in New York and an Argentinean electro-pop band. It's all about the new music here on Tuesday Reviewsday.

LAPD Museum houses history of city's dark side

In the trendy northeast Los Angeles neighborhood of Highland Park, on one end of York Boulevard you’ll find record stores, cafes and hipster boutiques. On the other end you’ll find the Los Angeles Police Museum.

World Cup: How one American referee is making history

Referee Mark Geiger is making history with his selection as the fourth official in the game between Brazil and Germany. It's the first time a U.S. referee has been used this late in a World Cup.

#FireRickRemender: Captain America writer under fire

Los Angeles writer Rick Remender is under fire over a Captain America comic he wrote, with the problem coming down to an apparently misunderstood timeline.

Edan Lepucki's debut novel 'California' builds buzz before release

The new book "California" has been hailed by Amazon as one of the best books of July. That said, the online retailer wouldn't let customers pre-order the novel.

Anime Expo 2014: Cosplay characters take over LA Convention Center

Anime and manga characters roamed downtown Los Angeles during the annual Anime Expo at the Convention Center this weekend.

SiriusXM fires Anthony of 'Opie & Anthony' over racist tweets

The network said his "racially-charged and hate-filled remarks" are inconsistent with its values. Cumia's tweets came after he was allegedly assaulted in New York.

Is Univision ready to give women their due respect?

A commentator notes the network has improved its relationship with the LGBT community. But Univision's depiction of women is mired in negative stereotypes.

Germany beats France to enter World Cup semifinal

The lone goal came in the 13th minute from a header by Mats Hummels. In the semifinal, Germany will face the winner of the Brazil-Colombia quarterfinal.

Bored on the Fourth of July? Try these movies

Action, singing and lots of fireworks — American movies celebrate the Fourth of July.

Movie diplomacy: USC teams up with State Dept.

Can a film change the way others think about America? USC and the State Department are sending films and filmmakers around the world to find out.