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National League All-Star roster undergoes changes

San Francisco's Tim Hudson, Cincinnati's Alfredo Simon, San Diego's Huston Street and Washington's Tyler Clippard have been added to the roster for Tuesday's All-Star game at Target Field in Minneapolis as the National League changed about one-third of its pitching staff.

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds offer fury, comfort, brimstone at Ace Hotel

The lyrical scenes depicted during Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' typically overwhelming set of rock 'n' roll Saturday night flooded the newly resurrected United Artists Theater in downtown Los Angeles with the kind of drama for which the space was first intended. 

Germany wins fourth World Cup title by beating Argentina, 1-0

It had more twists and turns -- and almost as much blood -- as a heavyweight title fight. But when the knockout blow finally came it was delivered by one of the smallest players on the field, with second-half substitute Mario Goetze scoring in the second overtime to give Germany its long-sought...

Brad Keselowski gets Sprint Cup victory at New Hampshire

Brad Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway by winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday under a green-white checkered finish.

Katherine Heigl: 'I certainly don't see myself as being difficult'

Katherine Heigl appeared before an audience of reporters Sunday at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour to promote her new NBC series, "State of Affairs."

Lakers officially acquire Jeremy Lin from Houston Rockets

The Lakers officially acquired Jeremy Lin from the Houston Rockets on Sunday.

Angels outfielder Collin Cowgill has broken nose, out 4 to 5 weeks

Collin Cowgill suffered a broken nose and a small fracture in his right thumb when he foul-tipped a high-and-tight fastball while squaring to bunt in the eighth inning Saturday night.

Box Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' tops, 'Boyhood' shines

It took a set of evolved primates to end the dominance of colossal transforming robots at the box office. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” became king of the multiplex after taking in $73 million over the weekend in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates.

New Jersey cop killer said he was 'going to be famous,' officials say

A man who claimed he was “going to be famous” assaulted a security officer in a Walgreens store early Sunday, stole his gun, and then waited several minutes for New Jersey police to arrive before opening fire on them and killing one officer, authorities said.

Frenchman Tony Gallopin takes lead in Tour de France

German rider Tony Martin broke ahead early and comfortably held on to win the hilly ninth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday, while Frenchman Tony Gallopin took the yellow jersey from overnight leader Vincenzo Nibali of Italy.

This year's best photos taken via drone

The winners are out in a new contest to determine the year's best aerial photos taken by drone.

Christopher Walken to play Captain Hook in NBC's 'Peter Pan Live'

Long live the Hook? Iconic actor Christopher Walken has been tapped to play iconic character Captain Hook in NBC's production of "Peter Pan Live."

Paul Maholm rediscovers comfort zone in start for Dodgers

Of the first 243 games of Paul Maholm’s career, 242 of them were starts. Pitching every fifth day, settling into a routine — that’s his comfort zone.

Carl Terzian Associates founder developed a networking niche

The gig: Carl Terzian, 78, is founder and chairman of Carl Terzian Associates, a public relations firm that has gotten the message out for companies in a wide range of industries as well as for nonprofit organizations. Terzian estimates his company over 45 years has worked with more than...

Associations: A third party managing elections averts fraud

Question: Our homeowners association follows the election rules in Civil Code section 5115, sending out ballots and two pre-addressed envelopes with instructions by first-class mail to every owner 30 days before the voting deadline. It also follows Civil Code section 5120, in which all votes...

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez does enough to beat Erislandy Lara

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was charged again Saturday with running down an elusive, defense-minded fighter, and this time he found him enough to claim victory.

Dodgers get second walk-off win of season, beat Padres, 1-0

KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers moved back into sole possession of first place in the National League with their second walk-off victory of the season, this one courtesy of a sacrifice fly by A.J. Ellis. Adrian Gonzalez led off the ninth inning with a double to right-center field off Kevin Quackenbush....

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