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Universal Pictures Premiere of "Ray" - Arrivals

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James White, wrote screenplay to 'Ray,' dies at 67

His attorney, Matthew Saver, says in a statement that White died Thursday from cancer at his home in Santa Monica.

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China aims to boost its growing film industry with help from Hollywood

Private Chinese interests are investing in American production companies to learn tricks of the trade that could help their own industry.

Premiere Of Tri-Star Pictures' "Sparkle" - Red Carpet

Time is an enemy in solving Bobbi Kristina's death, experts say

The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office said it will likely be several weeks before it can rule on a manner and cause of death for the 22-year-old.

'The Bachelorette': Scoring heartbreak and drama with reality TV composer Brad Segal

The high drama of the show has managed to hold audiences for more than a decade, but that drama is highly reliant on the music cues included in each scene.

Special Olympics gets largest single private donation, $25M

A philanthropic foundation says it will provide $25 million to expand the Special Olympics' health services globally for people with intellectual disabilities.

Comedy Central's 'Key & Peele' will end after current season

Among the show's most popular sketches were the "East/West Bowl" and Luther, President Barack Obama's Anger Translator — who even appeared at the White House Correspondents' Dinner this year.

British cyclist Chris Froome wins Tour De France

The 30-year-old repeats his 2013 victory, beating back a late-stage attack by Colombian Nairo Quintana.

Special Olympics 2015 FAQ: Where, when and how to enjoy the games in LA

The Special Olympics World Games come to L.A. July 25 through Aug. 2. Here are all the details on how you can see this year's Special Olympics and what they're all about.

On a 'Tour De Tacos' with Los Angeles' Eastside Bike Club

A cycling group comprised of mostly Latino, bilingual, bicultural bikers is growing in Los Angeles — and changing people's minds about what recreational bikers look like.

VidCon a chance for fans to see online video stars in person

A swarm of spontaneous selfie sessions has commenced as hundreds of fans have gathered for impromptu interaction with folks they watch online.

Cara Delevingne takes 'joy ride' from fashion to film in 'Paper Towns'

The British model wasn't hand-picked by studio executives for her lead role in "Paper Towns. "She won the part after an audition process that included 100 other actresses.

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei gets passport back, plans Germany visit

The government confiscated his passport in 2011 after Ai Weiwei was detained in the Beijing airport and held for 81 days.

Olympics bid that beat LA shows organizers downplayed opposition

Organizers of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics downplayed the opposition that was already galvanizing against it, according to the original bid. See the documents here.

Ian McKellen on Gandalf/Dumbledore confusion: 'I will always be the real wizard'

The accomplished actor talks about reuniting with the director who helped launch his career, his over-the-top British sitcom, and the biggest misconception about him.

5 things to do in LA this week

Here are five great things you should do in SoCal this week from the makers of the 5 Every Day app.

'Capital C,' a crowdfunded documentary about crowdfunding

In its short history, crowdfunding has led to some large controversies. But the creators of this new documentary want to show how inspirational crowdfunding can be.