SERIES Girl Starter The aspiring female entrepreneurs vie for a prize package worth $100,000 in this competition series’ freshman-season finale. 7 p.m. TLC Ginormous Food Host Josh Denny tries a
India lost the tag of the fastest growing economy to China in the March quarter with a GDP growth of 6.1 per cent, which pulled down the 2016-17 expansion to 7.1 per cent.
World leaders closed ranks Thursday, vowing to press on with the fight against global warming, even as President Trump said he was pulling the United States out of a landmark climate agreement. In
Leo Varadkar, a doctor and Ireland’s minister for social protection, may be close to becoming the country’s next prime minister, also known as the taoiseach. Varadkar, who would be the country’s f
The Ducks and assistant coach Paul MacLean have “mutually parted ways” following the expiration of MacLean’s contract, the team announced Thursday. MacLean spent the last two seasons with the Duck
Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has closed sale on the Cecil B. DeMille estate, a Los Feliz mansion once owned by the early filmmaker, according to real estate sources not authorized to co
A jury Thursday found three Northern California correctional officers guilty of second-degree murder in the 2015 fatal beating of a mentally ill inmate. After a two-month trial, Santa Clara County
The medical innovation known as an InternalBrace that could help Mike Trout expedite the projected six-to-eight week recovery timeline for his torn left thumb ligament is encouraging but somewhat
Below Walt Disney Concert Hall, down the block from the line forming outside the Broad Museum, sits the deepest point in Los Angeles’ subway system. When it’s completed, the Bunker Hill station wi
One day in the near future, your face or your fingers will be all the identification you need to board a plane. The airline industry has begun testing the idea of using biometrics — facial recogni
The Rams and Chargers are in a so-called “Fight for L.A.,” a competition that includes wooing — and accepting — new fans from all parts of Southern California’s diverse population. Both franchises
Max Holloway’s 10-fight winning streak has been an arduous grind that has featured tests against a devastating puncher, a skilled mixed martial artist and an acrobatic former champion. The journey
Undrafted out of Ferris State University, waived twice as a professional and heartbroken when the Ducks traded him to a team that was out of the playoff picture less than two years after he helped
Evan Rachel Wood was not immune to conjuring her own fan theories while shooting “Westworld.” “I was certainly the main geek on set coming into the hair and makeup trailer every day going off on s
When he hears his phone ring, Seon Jin Kim’s whole body flinches and his ears perk up. A 62-year-old diabetic with diminishing eyesight, he bounds up the stairs and dives for the phone. This could
Kelly Inouye-Perez trotted out of UCLA’s dugout to an area a few paces behind home plate, the spot where, in two flashes, the Bruins had been dropped to within a loss of elimination in the Women’s
When Gov. Jerry Brown flew across the Pacific four years ago to meet with leaders and business executives in China, the world seemed much different. President Obama had committed to fight the warm
Jason Dufner putted for birdie on every hole until the last one and shared the lead at seven-under-par 65 with David Lingmerth at the Memorial while Jordan Spieth wasted no time getting into the m
Jerry West remains unabashed in his affection for the Lakers, still expressing his “love” for them and even admitting that a part of him still yearns to work for the organization that he in so man
Scientists with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO, have detected the signal from a cataclysmic collision between two black holes that lie 3 billion light-years away
Griffin Canning’s pitching demeanor should come with a disclaimer: Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely intended. The UCLA junior right-hander doesn’t wear jersey No. 55 fo
A lone gunman with an M4 rifle attacked a hotel and casino complex in the Philippines’ capital early Friday, triggering fears that terrorists were behind the raid, but the country's national polic
Public health experts want to remind President Trump that a warmer climate will mean more cases of asthma, cancer and infectious diseases, among many other things.
British industry is on a roll, on a rolling mill to be precise. Not only are the mills at British Steel’s vast steel works in Scunthorpe running at nearly full capacity again but they are making mon
Thirty-three years ago this month, on June 18, 1984, the day dawned hot and stifling in Orgreave. By the time the sun had gone down that evening, a pitched battle.
A man shot and killed by officers outside a Wal-Mart in Hesperia had stolen a car hours earlier, authorities said Thursday. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department identified the man as Jam
The departure of Antonio Horta-Osorio’s vastly remunerated chief spin doctor Matt Young leaves the newsworthy Lloyds chief without a spokesman. No shortage of possible replacements.
Banking giant Lloyds has completed its acquisition of consumer credit card business MBNA from Bank of America after regulators backed the £1.9bn deal.
On the same day that President Trump announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, environmentalists took consolation in the closure of three large coal-fired power plants
Two superhero films hit theaters this weekend that feature heroes who are similarly valiant and who share a struggle as aliens in a foreign land attempting to align their altruistic values against
In a crowd of stoic, professionally beautiful partygoers, Caroline Vreeland is talking about taking a break from the social scene and social media. “My plan is to just go dark,” said Vreeland, who
Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios had a bad day at the French Open on Thursday, and his racket paid the price. The 18th-seeded player was doing just fine against unseeded South African Kevin And
The U.S. will pull out of the Paris accord on global warming, President Trump announced Thursday, offering a statement of unabashed nationalism as he turned away from a global leadership role in t
When a group of Laguna Beach High students heard what people in the landlocked West African nation of Burkina Faso do to get water, they knew they couldn’t turn their backs and say it was someone