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How reality show personalities spent their weekends in Las Vegas

At one time, it was all about Britney Spears and Paris Hilton hosting at nightclubs in Las Vegas. Then it turned into rappers, hip-hop artists and the Kardashians in the spotlight. While the “Jersey Shore” crew had its day in the sun as the raison d'être to head to a club, now...

LAPD detective's girlfriend barricaded in Van Nuys home, police say

The girlfriend of a Los Angeles police detective barricaded herself inside their Van Nuys home Wednesday morning after a domestic dispute, authorities said.

USC Now morning report

Tweet of the day: "Former #USC football player Armond Armstead has reached a confidential settlement to his lawsuit against the school over its use of Toradol."

2016 Cadillac CT6 brings back full-size performance sedan

The luxury brand Cadillac, soon to move into luxurious new headquarters in New York's SoHo district, is using the occasion of the New York International Auto Show to unveil its new flagship luxury sedan -- the CT6.

Iran talks grind into overtime as top diplomats leave

International talks over Iran’s disputed nuclear program moved into wearying overtime Wednesday, with their future unclear and a shrinking corps of top diplomats taking part.

No cape required: Five Four launches Marvel collaboration

Los Angeles-based menswear label Five Four is kicking off a stylish collaboration with Marvel Entertainment on April 1 that includes dress shirts, jackets, graphic T-shirts and accessories inspired by the studio's stable of superheroes, including Thor, Iron Man and Captain America.

Oh, goodies! At this products convention, they're left holding the swag

What is it about a corporate freebie that makes it irresistible? Why do we, given the chance, grab up the T-shirts and the pens and the ball caps?

Islamic State's apparent expansion may be deceptive

Herve Gourdel loved nothing more than to explore rugged peaks, journeys that over the decades had taken him from his native France to Nepal, Jordan, Morocco — and finally to Algeria, where in September the 55-year-old mountaineer was abducted and beheaded.

Reported video shows moments before Germanwings plane crashed into Alps

Two European magazines claim to have seen a video of the last moments inside the doomed Germanwings flight before it slammed into mountain killing all 150 people on board.

Universities add degree programs while spurning fads

At Cal State Dominguez Hills, recreation and leisure studies are out and cyber-security is in. The geography major at USC has morphed into a new degree program called spatial studies. And Russian and German language programs at UC Riverside are virtually kaput, while Southeast Asian and...

USC's Pat Haden won't attend meeting in Indiana because of new law

The College Football Playoff selection committee is scheduled to meet this week in Indianapolis.

Apple Valley fire ignited from controlled burn; evacuations lifted

Several dozen San Bernardino County residents were allowed to return home Tuesday after being evacuated when a fast-moving brush fire caused by a controlled burn got out of hand due to high winds.

Justise Winslow has become more than just Duke's other freshman

Three days after his 19th birthday, Justise Winslow climbed a ladder, snipped a piece of basketball net and wiggled it loose.

California's death row is out of room. What now?

To the editor: When death row runs out of room, it may be time to look at other options. ("California's death row, with no executions in sight, runs out of room," March 30)

Gunman at UC Irvine located, campus alert ends

UC Irvine police said they have located a suspected gunman on campus and have lifted an alert to students.

U.S. Supreme Court decision could curtail Medi-Cal lawsuits

During California's budget crisis, attempts to cut costs by reducing public services often became tied up in litigation. But on Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court significantly curtailed that legal avenue for advocates protesting spending cuts.

'Woman in Gold' brings Klimt legal battle to the big screen

Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren may get top billing for the new drama "Woman in Gold," but she's not the one the title refers to — that would be Adele Bloch-Bauer I, the subject of a 1907 Gustav Klimt masterpiece that sparked a two-continent legal battle nearly a century after it was...

Lufthansa says Germanwings pilot told flight school of his depression

The young Germanwings pilot accused of having deliberately crashed an Airbus A320 a week ago, killing all 150 people on board, had informed his flight school in 2009 of an "episode of severe depression," Lufthansa said in a statement issued Tuesday.

Tasting of the Week: Williams Selyem Pinots at the Wine Country

The Wine Country in Signal Hill has one of the most robust wine tasting programs around. Wednesday night, the 20-year-old shop is holding a Williams Selyem Pinot Noir tasting that’s been long in the making.

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