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Stephen Colbert has been on a media blitz promoting his return to late night, he's also been spending the last few months releasing content online. Watch the highlights here.
Guess what? New merchandise for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hit shelves today. We have a rundown of some of the strangest gear this fourth.
T-Pain made his name popularizing the sound of cranked up auto-tune, but he's also a real singer. He proved it last year in an NPR Tiny Desk Concert, and now he did it again.
OK, so put aside for a minute that the Muppets are fictional characters who aren't actually dating anyone — what's the deal with Kermit's new girl, or, uh, Muppet?
So what happened at this year's Video Music Awards? Is Kanye West really running for president? Why was Miley Cyrus talking about her dead pets? All that and more, explained.
In just eight tracks, the "Born To Run" album helped Bruce Springsteen break through to another level, led by the title song. Watch and listen to Bruce in L.A. here.
How long do you spend in the shower? The SoCal water district launched a new Pandora playlist to encourage short showers, and we want you to vote on songs to include.
Mark Russell tackled religion in "God Is Disappointed In You," and now he's tackling politics in "Prez," a comic about a YouTube star getting elected president.
West Hollywood hired YouTuber/drag queen Willam Belli to spread the word that La Cienega Boulevard is closed until mid-September between Fountain and Sunset.
A class action settlement from the L.A. Department of Water means that customers will ultimately be receiving $44 million in refunds for overcharges.
Imagine San Diego Comic-Con if it was run by one company, designed to promote Disney's upcoming slate of projects from films to theme parks. Here are their big announcements.
Felicia Day made her name in Web series, with a nudge from Joss Whedon putting her in several projects. We talked with her about her memoir and how success nearly killed her.
Disney's D23 Expo takes a ride into Anaheim this weekend. Here are five of the big stories to watch from D23 and what you should see if you go.
L.A. and Ontario have made an agreement to return Ontario International Airport to local control, avoiding further litigation in a suit that was set for later this month.
Gov. Brown visited fire crews fighting the massive Rocky Fire in Northern California on Thursday. Brown talked about climate change and how it relates to the fires.