How did Beck beat out Beyonce?

In Sunday night's biggest surprise, Beck's downbeat "Morning Phase" nabbed the Grammy for album of the year -- eclipsing darling-of-the-moment Sam Smith, who collected four Grammys, and pop queen Beyonce, whose latest, self-titled album was a critical and commercial smash.

Pilot work limits divert American flight

An American Airlines flight trying to leave Boston on Sunday night was delayed for about 2½ hours before it finally took off at 10:52 p.m. The crew of American Flight 223 knew hours before takeoff that they couldn't go the ...

Suge Knight being treated for chest pain after court hearing for murder in Compton

One-time rap impresario Marion “Suge” Knight was receiving hospital treatment Wednesday, authorities said.

Bobbi Kristina remains hospitalized

As Bobbi Kristina Brown remains hospitalized, her father’s attorney said “we are currently investigating the events that led to (her) hospitalization.”

Georgia executes Warren Lee Hill despite disability claim

Twice-convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill was executed Tuesday, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections. Despite pleas by human rights groups and legal representatives who have argued that Hill's intellectual disability should have made him ineligible for the death penalty, ...

Suge Knight pleads not guilty to murder, all charges in fatal hit-and-run

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and all other counts in a hit-and-run in Compton, California, that left one man dead and injured another last week.

Former 'Power Ranger' held in roommate's stabbing death by sword

An actor who appeared in the "Power Rangers" franchise is being held on $1 million bail in the stabbing death of his roommate in their Palmdale, California, home, according to law enforcement.

While NFL concussions are down, parents continue to debate football safety

As families across America prepare to watch the Super Bowl, the safety of the game remains hotly debated in households across the country.

Bobbi Kristina Brown, in her own words

From her desire to launch a career in music and acting to her grief over the loss of her mother, singer Whitney Houston, the 21-year-old shares much with her followers.

‘World Music for Kids’at Palmdale Playhouse

The city of Palmdale is accepting registration for its new program “World Music for Kids” underway through March 4 for children 3 to 6 years.

Roberta Flack sings at LPAC

Roberta Flack, the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, will perform for one night only at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center.

How to catch a glimpse of asteroid flyby

A treat is in store for sky watchers Monday, as a large asteroid will fly close to Earth. "Close," of course, is relative. The asteroid, called 2004 BL86 will come about 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) from Earth, or about ...

AV College to offer four-year degree in airframe manufacturing technology

Antelope Valley College is one of nine southland community colleges that have received initial approval this week to develop four-year bachelor’s degree programs in subjects ranging from mortuary science to automotive technology and dental hygiene. Antelope Valley College will now ...

AFRL researcher teams with Nobel Laureate to enable new breed of rocket component materials

Air Force Research Library scientist Dr. Rusty Blanski recently teamed with Dr. Robert Grubbs, a Nobel Laureate from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to develop a groundbreaking new technology that could reduce erosion in metallic rocket components, reduce production ...

Jack Hanna at LPAC

America’s most famous animal expert and zookeeper, Jack Hanna, will appear tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center.