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  • Maya Angelou: 6 places to learn more about her extraordinary life

    Maya Angelou, who died Wednesday at age 86, is best known for being an accomplished author, civil-rights advocate and poet, but she had many different lives -- as a streetcar conductor, performer, dancer. To learn more about her, step inside museums...
  • OWN to air Michael Sam documentary series

    OWN to air Michael Sam documentary series
    Michael Sam made history on Saturday when he became the first openly gay football player to be selected in the NFL draft. Now the St. Louis Rams pick will be the subject of a multipart documentary series on OWN from the same team that created the...
  • Newark, N.J., voters go to polls to choose successor to Cory Booker

    The last time they voted for mayor, residents of Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, chose the guy who was famous for saving a neighbor from a burning building, befriending Oprah Winfrey and convincing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to give...
  • Oprah, Geffen, Ellison interested in buying Clippers

    Oprah, Geffen, Ellison interested in buying Clippers
    Talk show host turned entertainment mogul Oprah Winfrey is in talks with billionaire media executive David Geffen and Oracle Corp CEO Larry Ellison to make a bid to buy the Los Angeles Clippers should the team become available, her spokeswoman said...
  • 'Wasted Years' marks a hard-core high for L.A.'s Off!

    'Wasted Years' marks a hard-core high for L.A.'s Off!
    In a dark little room called the Whiskey Kitchen, the four rockers who collectively call themselves Off! are nearly done with basic tracks for a new album, "Wasted Years." Most of it has been recorded to tape on this Sunday before Christmas, and the sound...
  • 'Young & the Restless' Leads 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Noms (COMPLETE LIST)

    CBS' veteran soap "The Young and the Restless" leads the pack of nominees for the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards with 26 bids. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" paces the race among talkers with nine nominations. "Young and the Restless" will vie against NBC'...
  • Tavis Smiley Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Tavis Smiley has what could be deemed the perfect talkshow host name -- upbeat and amiable -- but growing up, he was often the butt of belittling schoolyard jokes. "When I was a kid, I hated my name," says the Midwesterner whose childhood pipedream was...
  • Lindsay Lohan's comeback? One hit is all it would take

    "PERSONAL BEAUTY is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference," said Aristotle. LAST YEAR People magazine chose Gwyneth Paltrow as its Most Beautiful Person. The reaction was swift and unkind. Too unkind. Although I did wonder over the choice...
  • Celebrities, business titans mull buying Clippers from Sterling

    Celebrities, business titans mull buying Clippers from Sterling
    A lot of boldface names seem to be interested in the Los Angeles Clippers in the wake of the Donald Sterling scandal. It's unclear how serious some of the potential suitors are. But the team has attracted attention from both Hollywood celebrities and...
  • OWN Orders Doc Series on Footballer Michael Sam

    Michael Sam, the openly gay University of Missouri football player who was recently drafted into the NFL by the St. Louis Rams, will soon have his own documentary series on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The still-untitled documentary special promises to...
  • Oprah plans Michael Sam documentary series

    Oprah plans Michael Sam documentary series
    Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, will be the subject of a multi-part documentary series on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The series will follow the former University of Missouri football player on his...
  • Amy Purdy discusses 'Dancing with the Stars' and Oprah Winfrey

    Amy Purdy discusses 'Dancing with the Stars' and Oprah Winfrey
    The Times has Amy Purdy, who won a bronze medal in snowboard cross at the 2014 Paralympics, guest-blogging while she competes on "Dancing With the Stars" with pro partner Derek Hough. In an email Q&A, Purdy talked about this week's competition and her...