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    Shonda evokes Shakespeare with 'Still Star-Crossed'


    Romantic tragedies abound Monday night on ABC when the “Romeo and Juliet” sequel “Still Star-Crossed” premieres directly after “The Bachelorette.” Adapted from a book of the same name by Melinda Taub, the Elizabethan period drama picks up...

    Romantic tragedies abound Monday night on ABC when the “Romeo and Juliet” sequel “Still Star-Crossed” premieres directly after “The Bachelorette.”

    Adapted from a book of the same name by Melinda Taub, the Elizabethan period drama picks up where Shakespeare’s left off.

    The Capulet-Montague feud...

    This Memorial Day, we should think about protecting California fish


    Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. And one thing that means is trout fishing. Especially this summer, because the five-year drought has mercifully ended. Streams are leaping off the mountains in whitewater cascades, carrying bug buffets...

    Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. And one thing that means is trout fishing.

    Especially this summer, because the five-year drought has mercifully ended. Streams are leaping off the mountains in whitewater cascades, carrying bug buffets to fish lurking in deepwater pools. Cold-water...

    More than 150 firefighters battle brush fire sparked by weed whacker in Brentwood


    More than 150 firefighters battled a 55-acre brush fire in Brentwood on Sunday that investigators say was sparked by a gas-driven weed whacker. As of 10:30 p.m. the blaze was over 70% contained, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. A private...

    More than 150 firefighters battled a 55-acre brush fire in Brentwood on Sunday that investigators say was sparked by a gas-driven weed whacker.

    As of 10:30 p.m. the blaze was over 70% contained, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

    A private company working on Mandeville Canyon Road had...

    'It's been Memorial Day — every day': Gold Star families remember military loved ones who died serving our country


    They spoke of the sacrifices of war, but what united this gathering of people on the eve of Memorial Day was the yearning for peace of mind. Ten Gold Star families met at an Irvine park Sunday to help dedicate the expansion of a memorial honoring every...

    They spoke of the sacrifices of war, but what united this gathering of people on the eve of Memorial Day was the yearning for peace of mind.

    Ten Gold Star families met at an Irvine park Sunday to help dedicate the expansion of a memorial honoring every American service member killed in action in...

    Austin Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600 for first NASCAR Cup victory


    Austin Dillon passed an out-of-gas Jimmie Johnson two laps from the end in the Coca-Cola 600 for his first NASCAR Cup victory, returning the iconic No. 3 car to Victory Lane early Monday. Dillon, the grandson of Hall of Fame car owner Richard Childress,...

    Austin Dillon passed an out-of-gas Jimmie Johnson two laps from the end in the Coca-Cola 600 for his first NASCAR Cup victory, returning the iconic No. 3 car to Victory Lane early Monday.

    Dillon, the grandson of Hall of Fame car owner Richard Childress, was among several drivers who chose not...

    Man killed when his SUV overturns on 710 Freeway


    A 29-year-old Gardena man was killed Sunday when his car overturned on the northbound 710 Freeway in Bell. Two passengers, both males, were also injured. The crash occurred around 1:40 p.m. near Clara Street, according to a California Highway Patrol...

    A 29-year-old Gardena man was killed Sunday when his car overturned on the northbound 710 Freeway in Bell. Two passengers, both males, were also injured.

    The crash occurred around 1:40 p.m. near Clara Street, according to a California Highway Patrol collision report.

    The victim, whose name was...

    More arrests in Manchester attack, as U.K. remains on high alert


    British police made two more arrests and stormed three more locations Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large. Greater Manchester...

    British police made two more arrests and stormed three more locations Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large.

    Greater Manchester Police said two men — one 25 years old and the...

    Stanley Cup notes: The P.K. Subban-Shea Weber trade debate resurfaces


    The last Canadian-based NHL team exited the playoffs when the Ottawa Senators lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals, but one burning question seems to remain for hockey fans north of the border: With P.K. Subban and the...

    The last Canadian-based NHL team exited the playoffs when the Ottawa Senators lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals, but one burning question seems to remain for hockey fans north of the border:

    With P.K. Subban and the Nashville Predators preparing for the Stanley Cup...

    Four soccer fans, unborn fetus die in Honduras during stampede at stadium


    Thousands of soccer fans trying to force their way into a stadium on Sunday for a championship match stampeded in panic when police fired tear gas, and at least four people and an unborn fetus were killed in the crush and 25 others were injured,...

    Thousands of soccer fans trying to force their way into a stadium on Sunday for a championship match stampeded in panic when police fired tear gas, and at least four people and an unborn fetus were killed in the crush and 25 others were injured, authorities said.

    A spokesman for University Teaching...

    Top-seeded Angelique Kerber is upset at French Open; Venus Williams advances


    A French Open already missing Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova is now without No. 1-ranked Angelique Kerber, too, lending even more of a feeling that the women’s championship is anyone’s to win. Kerber has not been playing at all like one of the...

    A French Open already missing Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova is now without No. 1-ranked Angelique Kerber, too, lending even more of a feeling that the women’s championship is anyone’s to win.

    Kerber has not been playing at all like one of the best at what she does, and on Sunday she became...

    Monday's TV highlights: 'Gotham' on Fox


      SERIES The Bachelorette Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis judge the guys while they compete in an obstacle course, then Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays basketball with the bachelors. 8 p.m. ABC Gotham As she did last year, Jada Pinkett Smith returns late in the...

     

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    The Bachelorette Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis judge the guys while they compete in an obstacle course, then Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays basketball with the bachelors. 8 p.m. ABC

    Gotham As she did last year, Jada Pinkett Smith returns late in the season as Fish Mooney as villains gather...

    Dodgers' Josh Fields won't talk numbers, but his performance on the mound has been stellar


    The ground rules for a conversation with Josh Fields are set right away. “No numbers,” the Dodgers reliever said Sunday. “We don’t talk numbers.” Fields knows there is a huge discrepancy between the 9.72 earned-run average he had in nine...

    The ground rules for a conversation with Josh Fields are set right away.

    “No numbers,” the Dodgers reliever said Sunday. “We don’t talk numbers.”

    Fields knows there is a huge discrepancy between the 9.72 earned-run average he had in nine spring-training games and the sparkling 0.84 ERA he has posted...

    Dodgers sweep Cubs with 9-4 win despite rough outing for Clayton Kershaw


    The ball was flying on Sunday in Dodger Stadium, where a highly anticipated pitcher’s duel between Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw and Chicago Cubs left-hander Jon Lester turned into a power-point presentation, the teams combining to club seven home runs,...

    The ball was flying on Sunday in Dodger Stadium, where a highly anticipated pitcher’s duel between Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw and Chicago Cubs left-hander Jon Lester turned into a power-point presentation, the teams combining to club seven home runs, and neither esteemed starter lasting five innings.

    ...

    Israel's government angers Palestinians by meeting near Jerusalem holy site


    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the unusual step Sunday of convening his Cabinet at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, spurring howls of protest by Palestinians who claim the area where it is located for the capital of a future state. The special...

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the unusual step Sunday of convening his Cabinet at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, spurring howls of protest by Palestinians who claim the area where it is located for the capital of a future state.

    The special session marking the 50th anniversary of Israel’s...

    Cannes 2017: New movie about Jean-Luc Godard, from ‘The Artist’ director, shows auteurs can be funny too


    A movie about Jean-Luc Godard? At the Cannes Film Festival? While the master himself is still around? Michel Hazanavicius can imagine what people think. I mean, he's heard what people think. Godard himself called it a “stupid, stupid idea.” May as...

    A movie about Jean-Luc Godard? At the Cannes Film Festival? While the master himself is still around?

    Michel Hazanavicius can imagine what people think. I mean, he's heard what people think.

    Godard himself called it a “stupid, stupid idea.” May as well say the French New Wave was a waste of time,...

    Portland praises its heroes after fatal stabbing


    When he was in college, Taliesin Namkai-Meche took an introductory religion class on Islam and impressed his professor with a deep desire to understand how others see the world. Rick Best spent years in Muslim countries as an Army platoon sergeant in...

    When he was in college, Taliesin Namkai-Meche took an introductory religion class on Islam and impressed his professor with a deep desire to understand how others see the world.

    Rick Best spent years in Muslim countries as an Army platoon sergeant in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    And Micah Fletcher won...

    Long Beach State to host one of 16 college baseball regionals


    Long Beach State will be one of 16 host sites when the NCAA Division I baseball tournament begins this week. Pairings and seedings will be announced during a selection show beginning at 9 a.m. Monday on ESPN2. This will be the first time Long Beach State...

    Long Beach State will be one of 16 host sites when the NCAA Division I baseball tournament begins this week.

    Pairings and seedings will be announced during a selection show beginning at 9 a.m. Monday on ESPN2. This will be the first time Long Beach State hosts a regional since 2008.

    Each regional...

    Penguins look to repeat as Stanley Cup champions, but Predators won't make it easy


    Navigating the Stanley Cup playoffs requires intensity in each moment and respect for the big picture, quick bursts of energy and a well of endurance, scaling emotional highs and displaying restraint. Winning the Cup is exhilarating but exhausting....

    Navigating the Stanley Cup playoffs requires intensity in each moment and respect for the big picture, quick bursts of energy and a well of endurance, scaling emotional highs and displaying restraint. Winning the Cup is exhilarating but exhausting. Winning twice in a row has become a forbidding...

    Angels reliever Jose Alvarez continues to deliver despite heavy workload


    Maybe “workhorse” is too strong a term to use in describing left-handed reliever Jose Alvarez. Yes, he’s pitched in 64 games over each of the last two seasons. Yes, he leads the league in appearances this season. And yes, he’s on pace to pitch in...

    Maybe “workhorse” is too strong a term to use in describing left-handed reliever Jose Alvarez. Yes, he’s pitched in 64 games over each of the last two seasons. Yes, he leads the league in appearances this season. And yes, he’s on pace to pitch in exactly half of the 162 games scheduled for 2017.

    ...

    Indy 500 notes: Juan Pablo Montoya recovers from mid-race mishap to finish sixth


    Two-time Indy 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya finished sixth after it appeared he was destined for a long day. Driving for Team Penske, Montoya started 18th and ran out of fuel just before a pit stop that shuffled him back in the pack. “From there to...

    Two-time Indy 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya finished sixth after it appeared he was destined for a long day.

    Driving for Team Penske, Montoya started 18th and ran out of fuel just before a pit stop that shuffled him back in the pack.

    “From there to come back to where we finished was great,” the...