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Gisele Bundchen retiring from runway? Not so fast

A day after super model Gisele Bundchen published an Instagram post saying she had walked her last runway -- and her husband, New England Patriots' QB Tom Brady, seemed to confirm it in a Facebook post -- her modeling agency began scrambling to say it isn't so. She's still available for future...

Scott Pruett drives race cars -- and makes wines

Scott Pruett is the defending champion in the TUDOR United SportsCar Series Race  on Saturday in Long Beach. He’s also a wine producer, and the wines from Pruett Vineyard have won scores in the high 90s from Wine Spectator. And he's only been making wine for a few years. 

Happy birthday, little pony! Ford Mustang turns 51

In 1963, engineers at the Ford Motor Co. turned a Ford Falcon into a sporty four-door coupe. Then they took two doors off, made it sportier still and, on April 17, 1964, hit the market at the New York World's Fair with the now-iconic Mustang.

Ducks again show third-period grit in comeback win over Jets

The more things change, the more they stayed the same for the Ducks in their playoff opener Thursday, but in a good sense for a group that has inexplicably failed to play to its talent level in its past few playoff ventures.

Clippers must knock out defending champion Spurs in playoffs' first round

If the Clippers were to beat the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the playoffs, they would still need 12 more victories to win an NBA title.

Nigeria survivors of Boko Haram attack recall 'total terror'

The evening was closing in when the first few shots sounded. Men locked up their little shops and ran, looking for safety. Women in the streets quickly finished their conversations, then scurried home and locked their doors.

For the record

Tiered water rates: In the April 14 California section, an article about a legal challenge brought by San Juan Capistrano residents over the city's tiered water rates said that water districts in appeals districts outside of Orange County would not be bound by a 4th District Court of Appeal decision....

Domestic-violence thriller 'The Living' proves DOA

"The Living" presents itself as a searing genre piece about domestic violence, but it proves to be only a shell of its potential.

Bipartisan agreement gives trade pact a boost

Congressional leaders reached agreement Thursday on a bipartisan bill that should ease passage of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal, giving a boost to one of President Obama's top foreign policy goals but putting him in an unusual alliance with Republicans against many in his own party.

'The Messengers' brings tidings of great doom

Premiering Friday on the CW, "The Messengers" is an eschatological biblical thriller from the network of "Supernatural," "iZombie," "Arrow" and "The 100."

Mitch Kupchak says Lakers can be in 'hunt quickly' after lost season

Eons have seemingly come and gone since Mitch Kupchak's declaration last September that "our expectations are to win a championship."

'Song From the Forest' stirringly bridges seemingly incongruent worlds

Captivated by the songs of the Bayaka pygmies, New Jersey-born ethnomusicologist Louis Sarno followed the exotic melodies to their Congo River basin source more than two decades ago and ended up canceling his return ticket.

Al Qaeda affiliate claims Yemen airport; U.N. envoy resigns

Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen, capitalizing on the chaos gripping the country, was reported to have taken control of an airport, seaport and oil terminal in and around a key southern city on Thursday.

Literary Idol: Jose Antonio Vargas on James Baldwin

Literature is a lonely art, but writers keep company with the heroes on their bookshelves. We asked five Festival of Books participants to pay tribute to authors who inspired them. 

Iraqi forces, Islamic State fighters duel for control of Ramadi

Iraqi forces battled Islamic State fighters for control of Ramadi on Thursday, officials said, attempting to thwart the militant group’s latest bid to overrun government-held areas of Anbar province.

Rental car agency phone numbers and websites

Contact information for rental car agencies, here and abroad:

Culver City man charged with repeatedly raping 15-year-old girl

A Culver City man was charged Thursday with repeatedly raping a 15-year-old girl who prosecutors allege he kept in his home for the three weeks she was missing.

'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' cast member Kim Richards arrested

Kim Richards of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” fame was arrested for allegedly trespassing and resisting arrest after police say she refused to leave a hotel bathroom and later tried to kick an officer in the groin.

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