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Wells Fargo profit increases 3.8% as home lending regains traction

With solid quarterly results, Wells Fargo & Co. showed why it has become a darling of banking investors, but it also raised a crucial question:

Ryan Gosling-Russell Crowe noir 'Nice Guys' lands at Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. has acquired North American rights to "The Nice Guys," a 1970s-set noir that will team Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe with "Iron Man 3" director Shane Black.

Shelly Sterling said Donald Sterling was 'happy' with Clippers sale

Donald Sterling was elated when Shelly Sterling came back with a $2 billion offer to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer in May, she said in court Thursday.

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55 minutes agoEntertainment / Books : The Millions

If I told you a famous actor wrote a book called Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale, would you be able to guess the person’s name? The truth is out there.

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.

Discussing Book Design with Jamie Keenan

James Cartwright caught up with London-based book designer Jamie Keenan to discuss his work and his process. (Related: How do American book covers stack up against their counterparts from across the pond?)

She was the shadow of the waxwork lain

A waxwork being billed as “the most accurate likeness of author Jane Austen” ever created has been unveiled at her museum in Bath, England.

SUNDAY SEVEN: GEEKY COUPLES (MOVIE EDITION)

Not sure why I am feeling all lovey dovey and such in the middle of June, but apparently I am. Maybe it is because I decided to read Looking for Alaska again (now that Sarah Polley is set to direct) or am somewhat curious about the TV version of Outlander. Show More Summary

(Not) A Restaurant Review

The Morning News is asking writers to visit restaurants and then write about the experience, so long as the piece they write adheres to two criteria: “1) it is a restaurant review” and “2) it is not a restaurant review.” First on deck: Roxane Gay, whose novel Untamed State was recently reviewed for our site.

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....

Second-half rally keys Chivas USA victory

Three second-half goals lifted Chivas USA over the Vancouver Whitecaps, 3-1, Saturday night.

Gyasi Zardes' goal is enough in Galaxy's 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake

The Galaxy slowly but steadily has climbed toward playoff contention in Major League Soccer's Western Conference, even if the club hasn't been winning most of its games lately.

A.J. Ellis propels Dodgers to 1-0 win over Padres

Catcher A.J. Ellis lifted the Dodgers to a walk-off, 1-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday with a lofty sacrifice fly ball out to right field in the bottom of the ninth inning.

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