Arts & Entertainment

How indie star Greta Gerwig met her new CBS sitcom

CBS landed a much admired actress and writer of independent films to star in the follow-up to a long-running, soon-to-end network sitcom.

NBC's Tom Brokaw diagnosed with cancer

The network says the onetime national news anchor and current special NBC News correspondent was diagnosed in August with multiple myeloma

Leonard Knight, artist at Salvation Mountain, dies

Knight spent three decades painting colorful religious messages on a mound of adobe in the Southern California desert he called Salvation Mountain.

PHOTO: Sochi Olympic Park as seen from space

The astronauts aboard the International Space Station give us a view of the Olympics that we haven't seen.

Crystal Cathedral's Arvella Schuller dies at 84

Schuller was married to Rev. Robert H. Schuller, who founded the Crystal Cathedral.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Shaun White falls short of three-peat quest in half-pipe

The top five finishers all pulled off their best runs in the second half of the competition – none more so than White, who stood in 11th place after the first run with a score of 35.

Olympic luger Kate Hansen of La Cañada on the Sochi experience

Just a few hours ago, women competed in the single luge event at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Representing the USA was southern Californian Kate Hansen of La Cañada.

Students from Japan wow LA churches with gospel music

Despite not speaking English or coming from a tradition that understands its spirituality, Japanese students come to LA every year to shock parishioners in black churches with their powerful gospel music.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Neneh Cherry, Romeo Santos, Ana Tijoux and more

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 Justino Aguila from Billboard Latin.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Women's hockey brings plenty of heat to the ice

The two teams will meet Wednesday in an early round game, but they have an intense rivalry that has often turned to heated clashes on the ice.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Slopestyle skier Devin Logan keeps it cool

Much of the attention on the Olympic slopestyle events has focused on snowboarders, but the downhill event is also done on skis.

Shirley Temple dies; child movie star became diplomat

The iconic child movie star's singing and dancing in movies charmed millions during the Great Depression, when she was the top box-office draw.

Update: Comedy Central's 'Dumb Starbucks' stunt shut down by city

Comedy Central show "Nathan for You" revealed itself to be behind the mysterious "Dumb Starbucks" storefront that appeared over the weekend.

Q&A: Can LeanIn.org and Getty Images change sexist depictions of women in media?

Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, announced today a new partnership with Getty Images, one of the largest stock photo libraries in the world. Together, Sandberg's nonprofit LeanIn.org and Getty have created a collection of stock images depicting diverse women in non-stereotypical scenarios.

Hollywood Jobs: Red Carpet Stylist

Judging the outfits of movie stars on the red carpet is like a spectator sport: lots of armchair judges will critique every last detail, and God help you if you're a star who finds out that someone else at the event has the exact same dress. That's where stylist David Zyla comes in.

Coming out has complicated player's prospects, NFL execs say

Michael Sam, a standout at the University of Missouri who announced he's gay, wasn't going to be a first- or second-round NFL draft pick, but he may have slipped even further, scouts and executives say.