Metro hasn’t figured out how to manage its freeway express lanes. Why not return...

Traffic on the 110 Freeway, which has a hybrid toll-carpool lane, during rush hour in 2013. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times) To the editor: It’s time for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to admit its...

Chris Addison to direct gender-swap Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake

The Thick of It actor Chris Addison is to direct the film Nasty Women, the gender-swapped remake of the 1980s comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. According to Variety, Addison will make his big-screen directorial debut with the film, which stars...

The Voice season 12, episode 12 recap and performances

Can you believe that Season 12 of NBC's "The Voice" is halfway over? Tuesday night completed the battle rounds phase of the singing competition, showing the final three battle rounds and revealing the last steal. Did the show save...

Bret Easton Ellis: Lena Dunham and Barbra Streisand are Blaming Trump for Their Own...

Author and culture critic Bret Easton Ellis blasted anti-Donald Trump celebrities including Lena Dunham and Barbra Streisand on his podcast Monday, explaining that the “childish meltdowns” coming out of Hollywood and the media and an overall culture of “moral...

Daily Mail’s ‘Who won Legs-it!’ headline draws scorn

May's are "demurely arranged in her customary finishing-school stance", she observes. Twitter was quick to counter #everydaysexism with humour Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was among the politicians and public figures to condemn the coverage. He tweeted: "It's 2017. This...

Fewer priest accusers to testify at ex-official’s retrial

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2014, file photo, Monsignor William Lynn leaves a bail hearing at the Center for Criminal Justice in Philadelphia. Lynn, long imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints, is due...

White House stopped Yates testimony about Russian meddling in presidential election, lawyer says

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer holds up a document concerning a Washington Post story on Sally Yates as he talks to the media at the White House in Washington on Tuesday. (Andrew Harnik / Associated Press) A lawyer...

Historians And The Filibuster

In this Nov. 21, 2013, photo, from left, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., and Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., speak after a vote to weaken filibusters and make it harder for...

Jared Kushner: President Appoints Ivanka Trump’s Husband To Head ‘SWAT Team’

Jared Kushner’s role with Donald Trump’s administration has long been shrouded in mystery, but he may be just the man needed to help “drain the swamp” with a new office. A new report out says Ivanka Trump’s husband has...

Harlots: a blast of grim authenticity from ITV – or just period porn?

The year is 1763. One woman in five makes a living selling sex. This is the premise of ITV’s Harlots. I immediately want to quibble with the data analysis: is that 20% of all women, or 20% of women...