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Writers guild sues talent agencies in heated Hollywood fight

Apr. 17, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Writers Guild of America sued the entertainment industry's four biggest talent agencies Wednesday in the latest and boldest move in an increasingly bitter and protracted fight between the two sides over the way Hollywood does business. The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior...

Ben Affleck, Susan Sarandon, other stars donate to 2020 Dems

Apr. 17, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favorite Democratic presidential candidates ahead of this week's first quarter fundraising deadline. For months, candidates in the...

LA Stadium reaches milestone with completion of canopy shell

Apr. 15, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The stadium that will house Los Angeles' NFL teams has reached another milestone with its opening less than 16 months away. Officials with LA Stadium at Hollywood Park and representatives from the Rams and Chargers held a ceremony Monday to celebrate the completion last week of the...

Nipsey Hussle's family gathers for private funeral in LA

Apr. 12, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nipsey Hussle's family and friends gathered Friday for a private funeral on a day when the slain rapper was also honored by his hometown of Los Angeles. Hussle was buried at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills in an afternoon service. The sprawling cemetery in northern Los Angeles between...

The Latest: Rapper Nipsey Hussle laid to rest at LA cemetery

Apr. 12, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on slain rapper Nipsey Hussle (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Rapper Nipsey Hussle has been buried at a Los Angeles cemetery that is the final resting place of numerous celebrities. Hussle's family was seen at the Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills cemetery for the private burial Friday...

Lomachenko goes Hollywood for title clash with Crolla

Apr. 11, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vasyl Lomachenko left Ukraine and moved stateside several years ago because he dreamed of fighting for big money in the world's most popular boxing venues. After headlining at Madison Square Garden, in Macau and in several spots around Las Vegas, Lomachenko is going Hollywood on Friday...

Q&A: Rob Reiner on 'When Harry Met Sally's' 30th anniversary

Apr. 10, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rob Reiner and Nora Ephron's classic relationship comedy "When Harry Met Sally..." is turning 30 this summer, and what better way to celebrate than with a splashy screening to kick off the 10th annual TCM Classic Film Festival ? Reiner and stars Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan will join...

At just 14, Marsai Martin is a Hollywood mogul in the making

Apr. 9, 2019 12:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — You might have heard the story by now: That Marsai Martin pitched "Little," a modern spin on "Big," to Universal Pictures at age 10. It's true, she did, but that precocious move was preceded by another, more impressive act of rebellion and a pivotal moment in putting her on the path to...

LGBT donors helping Pete Buttigieg defy 2020 expectations

Apr. 8, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, South Carolina (AP) — Jonah Burrell first contributed to Pete Buttigieg's campaign after watching the first prominent openly gay presidential candidate on television. When Burrell later saw him in person in a cramped upstate South Carolina auditorium, he knew he had to do it again. "I felt...

Los Angeles honors Jane Goodall on her 85th birthday

Apr. 3, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles city leaders honored the lifetime achievements of famed primatologist Jane Goodall by singing "Happy Birthday" to her on her 85th birthday. Goodall vocalized a chimpanzee greeting Wednesday at the City Hall ceremony and pulled Mayor Eric Garcetti over to demonstrate how a...