‘Red Band Society’ implants ‘Breakfast Club’ into ‘House’

“Red Band Society,” which premieres Wednesday on Fox, takes place in the teen ward of a shiny L.A. hospital — the “division of adolescent medicine,” with side trips to the eating disorders wing. Its lesson, to paraphrase the songwriter, is that despite all the amputation, or the pulmonary…






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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list, barring him from team

Two days after announcing running back Adrian Peterson could return to practice following his indictment last week on child-abuse charges, the Minnesota Vikings reversed their decision. L.A. Times – California | Local News

Ginny Mancini gives back to the music that nurtured her

Ginny Mancini gets lots of solicitations delivered to her Westwood home, thanks to her many decades of philanthropy. But regrettably, she said, she can’t answer every plea for help. She’s 90 years old, after all, and everyone has to slow down at some point. L.A. Times – California | Local News

Dodgers announce online ticket sale for initial three playoff rounds

No, nobody’s getting ahead of themselves here. Logic and the calendar simply dictate these things must be done in advance. L.A. Times – California | Local News

Olive Garden defends unlimited breadsticks policy as ‘Italian generosity’

Olive Garden thinks you can never have enough warm breadsticks. The restaurant chain’s parent company, Darden Restaurants, prepared a presentation in which it defends its unlimited breadsticks policy and other practices criticized in a report by investment firm Starboard Value last week. L.A. Times – California | Local News

US stocks slightly higher ahead of Fed meeting

NEW YORK — US stocks inched higher in the first half hour of trading Tuesday after losses in technology and small-company stocks a day earlier. Investors are keeping an eye on a two-day Federal Reserve meeting that starts Tuesday. L.A. Times – California | Local News

Crean en China un “carril especial” para los que van texteando

El trayecto de 50 metros de largo busca burlarse de la creciente manía de caminar y textear al mismo tiempo. Tecnología

More and more children join Syrian rebels’ desperate ranks

The prayer room in the 12th century mosque had the feel of a bachelor pad — cups of tea and coffee and half-full ashtrays covered most surfaces. A lanky teenager named Hussein Mansour plopped himself down and placed a grenade and a small bag of pretzels on the table. L.A. Times – California | Local … Continue reading

Dodgers score eight runs in sixth inning to rout Rockies, 11-3

KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers broke a 3-3 stalemate in the sixth inning by scoring eight runs, the first on a two-run single by pinch-hitter Justin Turner with the bases loaded. Dee Gordon drove in the third run of the inning on a single to left. Yasiel Puig drew a walk to reload the bases and … Continue reading

Apple tiene un récord de pedidos anticipados de Iphone 6

En tan solo 24 horas, Apple tuvo 4 millones de pedidos anticipados para el Iphone 6 y Iphone 6 Plus. Tecnología