An 18-year-old man was found dead in the street near the UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica early Sunday.
As Mahershala Ali took home the first award of the evening winning the best supporting actor Oscar for 'Moonlight,' Sunday night's Oscars were shaping up to be one of the most turbulent and politically charged ceremonies in recent memory.
Barry Jenkins' "Moonlight" — not, as it turned out, "La La Land" — won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and an unprecedented fiasco that saw one winner swapped for another while the "La La Land" producers were in mid-speech.
Determination took one cancer patient from a hospital bed to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and inspired others — including her doctor — to join her.
When Tom Perez stepped to the stage as the newly elected Democratic national chairman, his first official act was to invite his vanquished rival to join him as deputy chairman. Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison accepted on the spot and two men stood together, smiling like a national ticket at a presidential nominating convention. Members of the Democratic National Committee cheered wildly at their gathering in Atlanta on Saturday, forgetting the competitive race that took two rounds of voting — unprecedented in recent memory for either major party.
The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the San Antonio Spurs in blowout fashion on Sunday at Staples Center, but LA rookie Brandon Ingram recorded a career-high in points.