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Actor Steve Forrest, best known as the star of the 1970s action drama "S.W.A.T.," has died. Forrest passed away at his home in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, his family announced. He was 87. "S.W.A.T.," which aired on ABC for two...
The San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree had surgery Wednesday to repair a torn right Achilles tendon. Crabtree sustained the injury Tuesday after he planted his foot to begin a route during an organized team activity. "Surgery was successful...
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty scoffed at the notion, put forth by Sharks forward TJ Galiardi, that goalie Jonathan Quick engages in "a little embellishment." Doughty stood up for his goalie Quick, a spirited defense, and then said the San...
Kobe Bryant was named to his 11th All-NBA first team on Thursday, joining LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan and Chris Paul for the 2012-13 season. With the honor, Bryant joins Karl Malone with the most first-team selections in league history. The La
"Arrested Development" (Netflix, Sunday, then anytime). The 15-episode, seven-years-belated fourth season of what was formerly a Fox comedy and now belongs to the Internet is not being offered in advance for critical review, so you know as...
WASHINGTON - Deputy Solicitor General Sri Srinivasan, a rising star in legal circles, won an easy and unanimous Senate confirmation Thursday to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, giving President Obama his first appointee to a conser
George O'Grady, the CEO of the European golf tour, apologized Thursday for using the term "colored" during a live television interview about the feud between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia. "I deeply regret using an inappropriate word in...
WASHINGTON -- Under pressure from Congress and international allies, President Obama announced a change in what has been a central piece of his counter terrorism strategy, saying he would place new restrictions on the targeting of terrorists with missile
Eva Longoria is backing up her beauty with a whole lot of brain. The actress graduated with a master's degree Wednesday. Longoria, 38, took home a real degree (not an honorary one) in Chicano studies from Cal State Northridge, where she physically attend
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez and Gina Carano are billed as the stars of "Fast & Furious 6," opening Friday. But it only takes a few scenes of the latest installment of the "Furious" franchise to...
On paper, AMC's new reality show is fabulous. Each week for eight weeks, "Showville," which is set to premiere Thursday night at 9 p.m., will take us to a small town where talent coaches Alec Mapa and Lisette Bustamante will select four...
Each week Times TV critic Mary McNamara offers her viewing picks for the coming week: "Behind the Candelabra": There's been so much giggly chatter about Michael Douglas and Matt Damon playing the mink-coat-flapping, crystal-encrusted...
"Philomena," the latest film from Academy Award-nominated director Stephen Frears ("The Queen," "The Grifters"), has been acquired by Weinstein Co. for distribution in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and...
Carole King has amassed some impressive accolades in her storied five-decade career. Now she can add the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song to her mantle. The prolific singer-songwriter was feted with the songwriting award - named after
Join Times Kings writer Lisa Dillman and hockey Hall of Famer Helene Elliott at 1:30 p.m. today as they discuss tonight's Kings-Sharks playoff game. The best-of-seven series is tied, 2-2, after San Jose held off the Kings, 2-1, in Game 4 on Tuesday. As E
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