'X-Men' character Ice Man outed as gay

He's been part of a wildly popular superhero team since its very beginning. But there's something we never knew about Bobby Drake, aka Ice Man of the X-Men. Wednesday's issue of "All-New X-Men" No. 40 reveals the truth: Bobby is ...

Rash of hospitalizations in New York state linked to synthetic marijuana

New York state authorities have issued a health alert following a dramatic spike in hospital visits for synthetic marijuana-related emergencies. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that more than 160 patients in nine days have been rushed to hospitals across the ...

Sofia Vergara reportedly sued by ex-fiance over their frozen embryos

She's one of the hottest and most successful Latinas in Hollywood, but now Sofia Vergara is playing defense in a legal battle initiated by her ex-fiance: He wants to keep the two frozen embryos from their relationship, both female. The ...

Despite security gaps, no full screening for airport workers

A Transportation Security Administration committee concluded that full screening of airport employees nationwide would not lower the overall risk to the public, according to a report released Monday.

Woman eats three 72-ounce steaks in 20 minutes

It didn't seem like a fair fight. On one side were hulking football players and pro wrestlers, competing as teams of two to eat as many pounds of steak as they could, combined, in one hour. On another was a ...

'Anne of Green Gables' actor Jonathan Crombie dies

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, who co-starred in the "Anne of Green Gables" TV movies, died this week at age 48. Crombie died Wednesday from complications of a brain hemorrhage, "Anne of Green Gables" producer Kevin Sullivan said.

'Just Got Paid' singer Johnny Kemp dies

Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp, best known for the 1988 party anthem "Just Got Paid," died this week in Jamaica. The singer is believed to have drowned at a beach in Montego Bay on Thursday, the Jamaica Constabulatory Force said ...

Despite Bobby Brown's claim, Bobbi Kristina isn't 'awake,' source says

A source with knowledge of the condition of Bobbi Kristina Brown tells CNN that the 22-year-old daughter of Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston remains in the same neurological state that she has been in for over 12 weeks.

New 'Star Wars' trailer released

Here you go, galaxy. The Force is back. At an emotional event in Anaheim, California, director J.J. Abrams and the "Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens" cast showed off for the audience and then capped the presentation with ...

Protein-packed meals and snacks

Protein is an incredibly important part of our diets. Not only is it associated with muscle and tissue health, research finds that protein plays an important role in energy levels, weight management and satiety (feeling full). In fact, a recent ...

R&B singer Percy Sledge dies at 73

Percy Sledge, the R&B belter whose biggest hit, “When a Man Loves a Woman,” became a cornerstone of soul music, died Tuesday. He was 73.

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books celebrates it’s 20th anniversary

Fifteen years into a not-so-new millennium, we have come to the realization that computer “glitches” will not cripple society and electronic devices have not spelled the end of the printed page.

Major road safety project coming to Angeles Forest Highway

Motorists who regularly use Angeles Forest Highway to commute between the Antelope Valley and the Los Angeles basin should anticipate longer travel times when a major highway improvement project gets underway in late April.

Bus excursion to visit USC’s Festival of Books

The city of Palmdale will host a bus excursion to the Festival of Books event at the University of Southern California (USC) on Saturday, April 18.

Suge Knight fires attorney

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight, who’s accused of running down two men in Compton and killing one of them, informed a judge Wednesday that he has fired one of his attorneys and asked to represent himself for the next ...