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Little Boots

Why Little Boots left a major label and started her own

The British electropop singer explains why the giant Atlantic Records wasn't a good fit and how that led to going her own way.

4 TV shows you should be watching this summer

Summer used to be the dead zone for new TV. But in today's era there's plenty of good shows if you know where to look.

‘Next MacGyver’ competition awards 5 winners for the right mix of science and fiction

Professionals from the engineering and entertainment fields came together to judge finalists who pitched an original TV show that calls for a female engineer protagonist.

Tom Brady calls NFL's 4-game suspension 'unfair'

Brady said he only destroyed his phone after his lawyers told the NFL his device would "not be subjected to investigation." Brady said he was "disappointed" in the NFL's decision.

Song Exploder: Ben Gibbard dissects his song, 'El Dorado'

The Death Cab for Cutie frontman talks with Hrishikesh Hirway about the song and its relationship to his divorce from actress Zooey Deschanel.

'The End of the Tour' is a filmed chapter in the David Foster Wallace story

After Wallace committed suicide in 2008, a book was published about a five-day road trip he shared with a magazine writer. That book is the basis of a new feature film.

Conan O'Brien, TBS sued for allegedly poaching jokes from Twitter

Comedy writer Alex Kaseberg filed a lawsuit against the talk show host and his team, claiming they stole jokes from his Twitter feed.

Restaurant menu exhibit 'To Live and Dine in LA' tells LA's real history

Roy Choi, the kogi truck revolutionary, talks about the new exhibit and book featuring the L.A. Public Library's huge collection of historic menus.

Mexico national soccer coach fired after journalist's claim

Miguel Herrera was fired following a reporter's claim that the coach punched him. The journalist has been a tough critic, as have many others disappointed with the team's performance.

'Next MacGyver' contest seeks new show to inspire female engineers

The competition attracted 2,000 entries. Judges will pick five winners who will be paired with producers to further develop their ideas.

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.

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.

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.