Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

No Plan for Smollett to do Follow-Up Police Interview Monday

No Plan for Smollett to do Follow-Up Police Interview Monday

NEWS | Feb 18
Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say there are no plans for him to meet with Chicago detectives Monday for a follow-up interview about his reported assault.

Trump Lashes Out at Key Officials Involved in Russia Probe

Trump Lashes Out at Key Officials Involved in Russia Probe

NEWS | Feb 18
President Donald Trump is lashing out at key officials involved in the Russia probe, namely former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and the current deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein.

N Carolina Elections Head Says Ballots Handled Illegally

N Carolina Elections Head Says Ballots Handled Illegally

NEWS | By Emery P. Dalesio | Feb 18
A Republican operative, who last year rounded up votes for a GOP candidate running for Congress, conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina's elections director said Monday.

Vandal Topples Wax Statue of Sean 'Diddy' Combs

Vandal Topples Wax Statue of Sean 'Diddy' Combs

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 18
Police say someone attacked a statue of Sean "Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York, shoving the rap impresario's likeness so forcefully it lost its head.

Trump the Pundit Handicaps 2020 Democratic Contenders

Trump the Pundit Handicaps 2020 Democratic Contenders

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Feb 18
Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar's snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren's opening campaign video was a bit odd.

Pop Culturing: Amy Sedaris is Uniquely Amy Sedaris in 'At Home with Amy Sedaris'

Pop Culturing: Amy Sedaris is Uniquely Amy Sedaris in 'At Home with Amy Sedaris'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 18
Entering its second season on truTV this week, the part sketch show part crafts/cooking show "At Home with Amy Sedaris" is the perfect platform for its titular star and all her comedic gifts.

French Judge Refuses To Block Catholic Sex Scandal Movie

French Judge Refuses To Block Catholic Sex Scandal Movie

NEWS | By Samuel Petrequin | Feb 18
A French judge refused Monday to block the release this week in French cinemas of a movie based on a Catholic sex scandal.

Sailor in Iconic V-J Day Times Square Kiss Photo Dies at 95

Sailor in Iconic V-J Day Times Square Kiss Photo Dies at 95

NEWS | Feb 18
The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.

In France, The Force Is Strong with Lightsaber Dueling

In France, The Force Is Strong with Lightsaber Dueling

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Leicester | Feb 18
It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies.

Monday Muscle: Chest Workout with Fitness Model Hagen Richter

Monday Muscle: Chest Workout with Fitness Model Hagen Richter

Fitness model Hagen Richter shares his intense chest workout routine.


Entertainment

 Review :: La vérité

Review :: La vérité

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Feb 18
A scathing critique of a patriarchal, hypocritical society, Henri-Georges Clouzot's "La verité" is a compelling story about a woman accused of murdering her lover and the courtroom drama that pursues.


Business

Return to Sender: High Court to Hear Undeliverable Mail Case

Return to Sender: High Court to Hear Undeliverable Mail Case

LEGAL | By Jessica Gresko | Feb 18
Mitch Hungerpiller thought he had a first-class solution for mail that gets returned as undeliverable, a common problem for businesses that send lots of letters.


Technology

Berlin to Get Single Travel App for Public and Private Services

Berlin to Get Single Travel App for Public and Private Services

PERSONAL TECH | By Frank Jordans | Feb 18
Travelers in Berlin will soon be able to use a single app to switch seamlessly between public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis without signing up for each service individually.


Cars

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya | Feb 16
Here are some of the most common car-shopping mistakes people make when buying or leasing a car. Avoid them and you'll have a better car-buying experience.


Style

Fashion World Descends on London

Fashion World Descends on London

FASHION | By Gregory Katz | Feb 18
London is taking its turn in the style spotlight with the opening of London Fashion Week, an extravaganza that will feature up-and-coming young designers along with big names like Victoria Beckham, Vivienne Westwood and Burberry.


Travel

Stay a While: 3 Can't-Miss Luxury Hotels Opening This Spring

Stay a While: 3 Can't-Miss Luxury Hotels Opening This Spring

Feb 18
Three new luxury hotels in breathtaking destinations will begin welcoming guests this spring, including Comporta in Portugal, Raa Atoll in The Maldives and Santa Teresa de Cobano in Costa Rica.