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Chevy's 2017 Bolt EV is an all-electric all-star

Chevy's new battery electric hatchback is Detroit's answer to the promised Tesla Model 3 - a long range, plug-in that won't break the bank. So how does it perform?

The birth of modern stand-up is chronicled in Jim Carrey-produced 'I'm Dying Up Here'

On a cavernous soundstage in an industrial park in Culver City, a rising star on the Sunset Strip comedy scene sits at a horseshoe-shaped booth. The comic is meeting with an agent in the kind of dimly lighted, anonymous space where for generations, mythology has it, showbiz careers have been bought...

American Ninja Journalist: A scraped shin, a bruised ego and a renewed spirit

I am not an outdoorsy person. I’m neither agile nor strong. I’m perfectly content huddled in my cubicle, typing on my laptop and enjoying the fluorescent bulbs and recirculated air. Which is precisely why I jumped at the chance to attempt the Los Angeles course for the upcoming season of competitive...

How Marvel will cram four, broody superheroes into one miniseries in 'The Defenders'

Move over, Avengers: a new team of scrappy, street smart superheroes is moving into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. On Aug. 18, Netflix will unveil the miniseries superhero team-up it’s been building towards for three years, “Marvel’s The Defenders.” Not familiar with the new good-guy gang? Don’t...

'Game of Thrones' has become an unlikely tale of female empowerment

The great war is here. Or at least it will be when “Game of Thrones” returns in July and the show enters, presumably, the final stages of the battle for Westeros. A formidable list of contenders are circling from as many directions as the blades of the iconic Iron Throne point: Which has not escaped...

Overrated/Underrated, Summer TV edition: 'House of Cards' faces an uphill battle, and the rise of the reboot

UNDERRATED Every show that’s ended, apparently: Were you sad when your “Friends” finally parted ways with network TV, and — to an extent — you? Wait awhile. While there may not be enough money yet on the table, time will tell, as networks and streaming services can’t get enough of reunions, with...

With ‘Boy Band,’ ‘Candy Crush’ and more, summer TV has more reality than you can shake a stick at

Summer is upon us and so is a television landscape full of new competition series and game shows. The theme for this new crop of family-friendly entertainment appears to be “recycling,” as most are classic concepts with a slightly new twist. Here are a few: "World of Dance" Premieres: May 30 on...

Meet Carter Hudson: The guy tackling the crack epidemic in FX's 'Snowfall'

Carter Hudson, whose career has largely played out on the New York stage, talks going undercover in his major TV debut as a CIA officer-turned-undercover drug dealer.

Many Americans are unaware of the costs of bad credit, survey shows

Harris Poll and NerdWallet surveyed more than 2,000 Americans about their knowledge of bad credit and credit scores. We found widespread misconceptions about credit scores.

Piano virtuoso Yuja Wang could have gone anywhere for this interview. She chose ... Universal Studios?

Yuja Wang has a new crush: the fast-talking, buck-toothed Donkey from “Shrek” addressing tourists at Universal Studios Hollywood from the window of a waffle cart. “Step on up. Nice hair. Bring it with you,” Donkey teases one woman. Wang stands transfixed in her skin-tight fuchsia minidress and...

At what point does Trump's comic inarticulateness become dangerous?

Plenty of reasonable people believe that the United States should put its own strategic interests above concerns about human rights when it comes to foreign policy. To them, it’s simply a matter of being realistic. But even those who believe the U.S. should be less critical of other countries’...

For the Record

Berggruen Institute: In the May 13 Calendar section, an article about the Berggruen Institute’s purchase of a 1924 building in MacArthur Park for a satellite location listed Preston Wright as the building’s architect. It was designed by the firm Morgan, Walls & Clements. If you believe that we...

Penguins return to Stanley Cup Finals with 3-2 double OT win over Senators

The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup Final. Chris Kunitz beat Craig Anderson 5:09 into the second overtime to give the defending champions a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final Thursday night. Kunitz scored twice, his first two...

A devastating cycle of fire, record rain and huge landslides batters California's Central Coast

California's Central Coast communities have been devastated by a year of fire, rain and landslides. Another massive slide Saturday buried a section of Highway 1.

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