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Rebecca Lowe shares her views on football

Since her debut as host of NBC's coverage of the English Premier League last year, London-born journalist Rebecca Lowe has earned a devout following among soccer fans in the U.S. And she'll be a constant presence during the holiday season, with NBC presenting 33 Premier League games between...

North Korea proposes 'joint investigation' into Sony hack

Decrying U.S. allegations that it was behind a cyberattack on Sony Pictures as an “unfounded rumor,” North Korea on Saturday proposed a “joint investigation” into the hacking that prompted the studio to cancel the theatrical release of the comedy “The...

25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Prunes in Armagnac

Pack a batch of cookbook author Paula Wolfert's prunes in Armagnac into a Mason jar. (Awesome over vanilla ice cream or crepes.) They'll be ready to eat in two weeks: You can include that on the "don't-open-until-Christmas" card.

Dispute between China and Vietnam is felt in Little Saigon

Anna Le stepped out of the Westminster Boulevard seafood restaurant, clutching a menu, and quickly phoned her fiancee to tell him her choices for the traditional eight-course wedding banquet.

I-15 crash victims were L.A. County residents headed to Mexico funeral

Three people, including a married couple, from Los Angeles County were killed Friday when their sport-utility vehicle crashed after flipping over the center divider of the 15 Freeway in San Diego County, authorities said.

With Rajon Rondo's move to Dallas, Western Conference may get tougher

DENVER — Rajon Rondo now plays for the Dallas Mavericks, which could make things more difficult for the Clippers in the Western Conference.

Ukraine should put Russia to the test

Ukraine is now strong enough to seize the initiative to create a lasting cease-fire in its Donbas Rust Belt, currently occupied by Russia and its proxies. And Russia may be weak enough to be receptive. It is in Kiev's interest to do so. A state of permanent war with Russia would damage...

Ducks end trip with lackluster effort in 6-2 loss to Ottawa

All week long, the Ducks have walked through hotels playing holiday music, visiting Canada's biggest cities festively lighted up for the season.

Sony pays high price for ignoring its past

How grave is the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment? Here's one high-level Sony executive:

Football: Jeff Kraemer retires after 35 years with Sherman Oaks Notre Dame

For 35 years, Jeff Kraemer has been a loyal, dedicated assistant football coach to Kevin Rooney at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame. Now he has decided to call it quits.

Amtrak train hits person near Commerce; delays expected

An Amtrak train en route to San Diego hit a person on the train tracks Friday evening, halting rail service for several hundred Southern California commuters.

Same-sex marriages to begin in Florida as Supreme Court denies stay

Same-sex couples can begin marrying in Florida next month after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied a request for a stay from the state's attorney general.

Israeli army attacks Hamas site in Gaza after rocket strike

Israel carried out an airstrike against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip early Saturday, calling it retaliation for a rocket blast from the Palestinian territory into southern Israel on Friday.

Step out, then duck into these L.A. hot spots for a drink

The holidays are a time to socialize, and for some of us that means an uptick in cocktail consumption. Where to go is always a question because There'seach hot spot comes with its own vibe, favorite cocktails and dress code. Where might you fit in? We've got a few suggestions.

Decorated Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward dies in Ventura at 95

Lowell Steward, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew more than 100 missions during World War II, died Wednesday, according to Ron Brewington, former national public relations officer for the Tuskegee Airmen. Steward was 95. 

A silent night on the Queen Mary

In the busy chaos of the holiday season, it's important to sit back every so often and appreciate those quiet moments that make this time of year special.

On 'The Late Late Show,' Craig Ferguson became best host on TV

Craig Ferguson, the host for 10 years of CBS' "The Late Late Show," taped his last episode Thursday, a day before it was set to air — by which time, he pointed out, he would already be back in Scotland, where he's from. I almost wrote "back home in Scotland," but Ferguson is an American...

Porridge and its (dis)contents: Congee, jok, haleem and what Grandma ate

Last week, we visited Porridge + Puffs, chef Minh Phan’s monument to the warm, oozy bowls of happiness that obsess so many of us this time of year, when temperatures plunge into the 50s at night, backyard trees groan with citrus and the waves are a bit too chilly to surf. Winter in Los...

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