TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, taking cues from Wall Street shares hovering around record highs, while the pound nursed losses after a poll showed a shrinking lead for Prime Minister Theresa May’s party in Britain’s upcoming elections. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was a touch higher.
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…
At least 115 firefighters are battling a growing brush fire in Brentwood in what authorities are calling a major emergency response.
The fire, which has now spread to about 20 acres, was reported at 12:46 p.m. near a house at 2969 N. Mandeville Canyon Road, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department….
Forward Giovani dos Santos scored twice and the Galaxy defeated the San Jose Earthquakes 4-2 in an MLS game Saturday night.
The Galaxy trailed 1-0 after forward Chris Wondolowski scored in the 10th minute for his sixth goal this season.
Midfielder Joao Pedro pulled the Galaxy even in the 19th minute…
L.A. Times film critic Justin Chang is at the Cannes Film Festival, taking in the scene and all the movies he can watch on very little sleep. In this, his Cannes diary, we can follow along.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Sell in May and go away” is perhaps the oldest saw on Wall Street, but it appears there’s no shortage of U.S. mutual funds doing exactly that this year.
Santa Monica police took a barricaded suspect into custody after cornering him in a backyard Friday night following a nearby home invasion robbery that left two people hospitalized, one of them with serious stab wounds.
The robbery occurred about 6:20 p.m. in the 200 block of 19th Street in a residential…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy slowed less than initially thought in the first quarter, but softening business investment and moderate consumer spending are clouding expectations of a sharp acceleration in the second quarter.
It’s no surprise that a change in our planet’s climate would affect our coastlines, our weather patterns and our food supply. But here’s something you may not have considered before: Global warming might also affect how well we sleep at night.
In a paper published Friday in Science Advances, researchers…
The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup Final.
Chris Kunitz beat Craig Anderson 5:09 into the second overtime to give the defending champions a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final Thursday night.
Kunitz scored twice, his first two…