Arts & Entertainment

SoCal native shares Olympics experience, plans for the future

Madison Chock, Torrance native, competed in the Winter Olympics in Sochi with partner Evan Bates in the Ice Dance event. While Madison may have come up short in her quest for gold, she represents the next generation of U.S. competitors in the Winter Olympics games.

Sochi Winter Olympics: In bobsled, 'you learn as you go'

There's no way to learn bobsledding slowly. The brakeman is often plucked off a land sport and plopped into a sled the next day.

Jimmy Fallon takes over 'Tonight'

The new host's first show is getting good reviews. He pledged to "do the best I can" and collected on some "bets" from friends such as Lady Gaga and Stephen Colbert.

Presidents' Day: Post-Valentine's facts about presidential love lives

This year, the weekend is bookended by Valentine's Day on Friday and Presidents' Day on Monday. How much do we know about the presidents' romantic lives?

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw ready to pitch

With the Dodgers playing their opening series against Arizona in Australia March 22-23, there is a chance he can start three of the NL West champions' first six games.

For some Olympians, games are golden ticket to politics

At least six former Olympians have been elected to Congress. The games offer ambitious athletes something essential to a career in politics: name recognition.

'12 Years a Slave' named best film at UK awards

Lost-in-space thriller "Gravity" won six prizes, including best director, for Alfonso Cuaron at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday.

US men's hockey beats Slovenia, securing spot in quarterfinals

The 5-1 victory at Sochi's Shayba Arena comes a day after the Americans defeated the Russians in a preliminary round.

Sochi Winter Olympics: US men's alpine skiers grab bronze and silver

Bode Miller becomes the oldest person ever to win a medal in Alpine skiing at the Olympics, taking bronze. Underdog Andrew Weibrecht garners silver.

Sochi Winter Olympics: US men's ice hockey team beats Russia

Team USA beat out their rivals in a heart-stopping sudden-death shootout as Russian President Vladimir Putin watched from the stands.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Canada aims to repeat 2010 wins

At the Vancouver games, Canada won the most gold medals. Now fans are cheering on their teams in Russia: A moving, yelling, living, breathing mass of Canadian pride.

'Juno' actress Ellen Page comes out as gay

The 26-year-old told a Las Vegas audience Friday, "I'm here today because I am gay." She was speaking to a conference of counselors who work with LGBT teens.

Marc Haefele: Sid Caesar saved my childhood

"I never had the courage to thank Sid Caesar for keeping my dysfunctional family somewhat functional."

Why Netflix's 'House of Cards' season 2 won't break the Internet

The day so many people have been waiting for has arrived — the second season of "House of Cards" is now available on Netflix. What impact will it have on Internet traffic?

Aspiring auto mechanic Kien Thay's dream job is not just for guys

She remembers telling her dad she wanted to work on cars full-time. He said he was proud of her, but said being a mechanic is 'such a guy's job.'

'House of Cards' cast accepts Obama's endorsement

President Obama's latest playful executive order is a tweeted effort to limit "House of Cards" plot spoilers. The show's second season released on Netflix Friday.