Zombies populate our books, graphic novels, movies and video games with race and slavery playing an unexpected role. Our national obsession with zombies dates back centuries and can be traced to Haiti.
The professional gamer just got a visa normally reserved for baseball players and other athletes to compete in the U.S., and more international players could follow.
We're selecting a new program for the 10 p.m. time slot. Will you help, and put the "public" back in public radio? Tweet us, Facebook us or give us a call.
It's time again for that annual Christmas subculture event, SantaCon. Men and women dress up as Santas and Santaettes en masse. Follow SantaCon tweets here.
"Royals" singer Lorde caught a lot of online hate for her rumored boyfriend, James Lowe, but others saw an opportunity to attack racial biases.
Merry Lepper, now 71, accepts a commendation from Culver City for breaking distance running's glass ceiling in 1963.
LA photographer Greg Cohen grew up near Newtown, Connecticut. His exhibit of kids and guns portraits, Farewell to Arms is his effort to call for gun control.
UFC fighter Shane Del Rosario died Monday, nearly two weeks after the heavyweight had a heart attack. He was 30. His doctors believe he had a congenital heart disorder.
Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee.
Jive-talking, jazz-loving "hep cats" from the 1930s and 1940s are the great-grandparents of today's hipsters.
Christmas cards may be self-serving and smug, but they're also well-meant attempts to connect.
Sure, the snow is fake, but it looks fabulous. And Christmas tree flocking is something of an art. One 20-year veteran of the business shows us how it's done.
Congrats: You fought off that food coma and made it through the work week. Let's celebrate with festive flicks, lots of shopping and lots of beer.
Is your puppy's name on this list? And you won't believe which names are on the rise for both male and female dogs.
Wishbook Web includes high-quality scans of dozens of Christmas catalogs, from 1933 to 1988. And, yes, the toy sections are included.
The option of a smaller engine size and the car's sleeker design are two features analysts say are geared toward helping the Mustang appeal to buyers overseas.