LOS ANGELES — A widely used agricultural pesticide that California environmental officials have said has been linked to brain damage in children will be banned after next year under an agreement reached with the manufacturer, state officials announced Wednesday.

LOS ANGELES — Aaron Paul’s character in the popular series “Breaking Bad” was supposed to get killed off at the end of the first season. But producers had a change of heart after witnessing the strong chemistry between his Jesse Pinkman character and Bryan Cranston’s Walter White in a pilot.

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LOS ANGELES — A widely used agricultural pesticide that California environmental officials have said has been linked to brain damage in children will be banned after next year under an agreement reached with the manufacturer, state officials announced Wednesday.

LOS ANGELES — Aaron Paul’s character in the popular series “Breaking Bad” was supposed to get killed off at the end of the first season. But producers had a change of heart after witnessing the strong chemistry between his Jesse Pinkman character and Bryan Cranston’s Walter White in a pilot.

For every home cook happily tossing together a stir fry at home, there are a dozen would-be stir fryers wanting to make chicken-broccoli-sugar-snap-pea stir fry . and then sheepishly reaching for the takeout menu.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When the Black Keys last played a festival together in 2015, there was no grand plan to go an indefinite hiatus. They just stopped booking shows and they went home to Nashville, Tennessee to sleep in their own beds.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Sheryl Crow has a lifetime of stories of hanging out with rock stars, pop stars, athletes, icons and music royalty, some even featured on her new collaborative record, but don’t expect her to start revealing any secrets in an autobiography.

It’s a weekday morning in Los Angeles and three “losers” — Bill Hader, James Ransone and Andy Bean —are sitting around a bright juice shop with a view of the ocean discussing babies, surf lessons and trips to Hawaii over iced coffees and eggs. It is a scene that’s far too idyllic and nice fo…

Alex Trebek, saying he’s on the mend, back at ‘Jeopardy!’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — At her publicist’s office on Music Row, Tanya Tucker was fielding questions from reporters and posing for photos wearing pink hair and a blue, wide-brimmed hat while a documentary crew followed her around. The 60-year-old singer proudly mentioned to a photographer that she…

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The world’s most famous sled dog race has denied entry to a 78-year-old musher for the 2020 race over dog care concerns raised by race officials, something Jim Lanier adamantly denies.

FERNDALE, N.Y. — A New York City proposal to ban the sale of foie gras, the fattened liver of a duck or goose, has the backing of animal welfare advocates, but could mean trouble for farms outside the city that are the premier U.S. producers of the French delicacy.

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