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Opera Software to buy Brentwood start-up AdColony

Tap to watch a TV show clip on Lifetime's iPad app, and a high-definition video ad for the Home Depot begins playing, it seems, even before your finger has left the screen.

Phil Jackson, Jeanie Buss tip caps to career of Yankees' Derek Jeter

Though Lakers owner and executive Jeanie Buss is engaged to New York Knicks President Phil Jackson, the two were recently at odds in the hunt for unrestricted free agent Carmelo Anthony.

Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Time Scanners' and more

Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes

Court tosses two convictions against former Bin Laden aide

A federal appeals court struck down two terrorism-related convictions Monday against Osama bin Laden's former press secretary and propagandist, Ali Hamza Bahlul, but upheld a third for conspiracy.

Even as an NFL rookie, Eric Dickerson seemed bound for greatness

Eric Dickerson didn't look all that special, not to the man in the hat.

Facebook to track users' TV habits

Deal with Nielsen aims to gauge online viewership. Privacy advocates are worried. Deal with Nielsen aims to gauge online viewership. Privacy advocates are worried.

Clayton Kershaw says Adam Wainwright deserves to start All-Star game

— If the Dodgers advance to the World Series this year, Clayton Kershaw might start the All-Star game next year.

With Citigroup paying up, feds' attention turns to BofA

With Citigroup Inc. agreeing to pay $7 billion for issuing toxic mortgage securities, the Justice Department now turns to settling its case against what analysts call the biggest mortgage miscreant of all: Bank of America Corp.

Memorial to New Jersey cop killer prompts outrage

An impromptu public memorial for a New Jersey cop killer – who reportedly told a witness that he would be famous before dying in a shootout with police over the weekend – prompted an outcry from local officials Monday.

Brazil's Luiz Felipe Scolari resigns as World Cup coach

Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned as Brazil's coach after the team's failure to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday.

Colorado attorney general seeks end to 'legal chaos' over gay marriage

The Colorado attorney general will continue trying to halt the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in the state even though the governor has asked him to stop.

NASA scientists say they're closer than ever to finding life beyond Earth

If you believe there must be extraterrestrial life somewhere in the immensity of the universe, here's some good news: Top NASA scientists agree with you, and at a panel discussion on Monday, they said they were closer than ever to finding out for sure.

Pill look different? Shape and color changes may prompt lapses

In a decade, Americans have saved an estimated $1.2 trillion by taking generic drugs instead of the high-priced originals. But the booming market in copycat prescription pharmaceuticals - coupled with insurance companies' efforts to keep healthcare costs low - often means that when they...

Defending champ Phil Mickelson eager to uncork new British Open effort

HOYLAKE, England — British Open week began here Monday with casual practice rounds and casual chatter. As is only fair, last year's champion, Phil Mickelson, got to chatter the most.

World Cup final scores massive ratings on ABC, Univision

Nearly 30 million people in the U.S. watched Sunday's championship match of the FIFA World Cup, shattering the previous record for a men's soccer final.

Bravo expands 'Million Dollar Listing' franchise to San Francisco

Bravo will be expanding its successful “Million Dollar Listing” franchise to San Francisco, Bravo announced Monday at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour.

Ken Burns will give L.A. preview screening of 'The Roosevelts'

Ken Burns' latest multi-part documentary "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" doesn't debut on PBS until Sept. 14, but the filmmaker is giving L.A. a special (abbreviated) preview on July 22.

Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end

As the last of the World Cup visitors headed for the airports Monday, Brazilians began to reclaim the pristine beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema while traffic in Sao Paulo returned to its regular weekday snarl and the seaside hotels in Salvador, Recife and Natal emptied.

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