US regulators order pipeline testing after massive oil spill

The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators have said.

I don't jump out of a trunk naked in 'The Duff': Ken Jeong
I don't jump out of a trunk naked in 'The Duff': Ken Jeong

“The Hangover” star Ken Jeong, who is set to entertain Indian audience with his role of Mr. Arthur, a high school teacher, in teen comedy film “The Duff”, says his character will be different from his previous works.

Katie Holmes chooses sleep over makeup
Katie Holmes chooses sleep over makeup

Actress Katie Holmes says she would rather sleep than spend time doing her makeup.

Los Angeles raises minimum wage to $15

The city of Los Angeles voted Tuesday to increase minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour in a move that is expected to boost quality of life for hundreds of thousands of its residents.

Computer expert hacked into plane and made it fly sideways: FBI

 In a shocking incident in the US, a computer security expert hacked into a plane's in-flight entertainment system and made the jet briefly fly sideways by ordering one of the engines to go into climb mode.

Irina Shayk deletes Ronaldo's images from social media
Irina Shayk deletes Ronaldo's images from social media

Model Irina Shayk has deleted all photographs of former beau and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo from her social media accounts.

Floyd Mayweather open to rematch with Manny Pacquiao: Report
Floyd Mayweather open to rematch with Manny Pacquiao: Report

Floyd Mayweather added another wrinkle to the fallout of his fight against Manny Pacquiao by saying he would be open to a rematch after the Filipino southpaw recovers from shoulder surgery, according to an ESPN report on Tuesday.

Ireland Baldwin leaves rehab
Ireland Baldwin leaves rehab

 Model Ireland Baldwin has left SOBA Recovery Center and was spotted out and about in Los Angeles.

Magnitude-3.9 earthquake shakes buildings across Los Angeles

A small earthquake has rattled the greater Los Angeles area, shaking buildings and waking residents. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Light earthquake shakes Los Angeles

A light, magnitude-3.9 earthquake shook the Los Angeles region early Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

NBA all-time scoring leader Abdul-Jabbar evaluated for dizziness after surgery
NBA all-time scoring leader Abdul-Jabbar evaluated for dizziness after surgery

Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was evaluated and released from the emergency department of a Los Angeles-area hospital on Wednesday, about two weeks after undergoing quadruple bypass surgery, the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center said.

Amy Adams to get married this weekend

 Actress Amy Adams and her fiance Darren LeGallo, who have four-year-old daughter Aviaa together, will reportedly walk the isle in a low-key wedding ceremony here coming weekend.

Nepal earthquake: 'Don't rebuild 'pagan' Hindu temples, convert to Christianity'

Expressing 'sympathy' for those devastated by the earthquake in Nepal, a self-styled preacher in US has suggested that people in the Himalayan kingdom should not their rebuild the temples destroyed in the quake and instead convert to Christianity.

`Fast and Furious 8` set for 2017 release

 The "Fast and Furious" franchise is set to roar into its next phase with an eighth installment due in 2017, the first without Paul Walker, the late actor`s co-star Vin Diesel said Thursday.

California`s Venice Beach seeks topless sunbathing

Venice Beach, a California town known for its laid back style in an already laid back state, wants women on its shores to be able to go topless.

Google`s Waze app to alert kidnappings in LA

Alerts about hit-and-runs and kidnappings in Los Angeles will soon pop up on traffic app Waze, along with road closure information, the West Coast city`s mayor said Tuesday.

Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling

A pilot Obama administration program to prevent radicalisation from taking root is creating suspicion that it's a plot to profile American Muslims.

Brush fire threatens homes near Los Angeles

A fast-moving brush fire threatened hundreds of homes in drought-stricken southern California on Sunday, prompting mandatory evacuations for local residents, authorities said.

LA Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recovering after heart op
LA Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recovering after heart op

Legendary former Lakers center and NBA Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is expected to make a full recovery after quadruple coronary-bypass surgery, hospital officials said Friday.

Floyd Mayweather has last public appearance ahead of megafight
Floyd Mayweather has last public appearance ahead of megafight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. flashed a glimpse of the fighting form he will show next month as the undefeated champion put on an open training session on Tuesday in Las Vegas.