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Magic named Lakers' president of basketball operations

Magic Johnson was named the president of basketball operations for the struggling Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday as one of the NBA's most storied franchises undergoes a major shakeup to the...

July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016

Brock Lesnar flagged for doping

American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist Brock Lesnar has been flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a possible doping violation.

July 15, 2016
July 15, 2016

Pogba open to Man Utd move

Paul Pogba teases Manchester United supporters over a possible transfer after he received a United shirt from broadcasters ESPN in Los Angeles.

June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016

LA glass slide opens 1,000ft up skyscraper

A glass slide fixed 1,000ft (305m) along the outside of a skyscraper in Los Angeles opens to the public on Saturday.

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

Mountain lion found and removed at Los Angeles school

A mountain lion is removed from the Los Angeles suburb of Granada Hills, after being spotted in the grounds of a high school.

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Earth, Wind & Fire soul band founder Maurice White dies

The founder of soul group Earth, Wind & Fire, Maurice White, has died in the US, his brother has said. White, 74, died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Thursday. He suffered from Parkinson's...

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

Lemmy, Motorhead frontman, dies aged 70

Motorhead frontman Lemmy has died aged 70, two days after learning he had cancer, the British band has announced.

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

Star Wars: Force Awakens gets world premiere

The eagerly-awaited latest addition in the Star Wars franchise, The Force Awakens, has its world premiere in Los Angeles.

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

‘AB de Villiers is at the apex of his career’

Sachin Tendulkar heaped praise on South African One-Day International (ODI) captain AB de Villliers for his batting performance in the recently concluded limited-overs series against India.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

Baby born during overseas flight (video)

A Los Angeles doctor returning from her honeymoon ended up delivering a baby on an overseas flight when a fellow passenger went into early labor.

September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015

No retirement yet for Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant has not made any decision over his looming retirement as he prepares to embark on his 20th season with the franchise.