LOS ANGELES -- Television mega-producer and screenwriter Shonda Rhimes has listed her longtime estate in Hancock Park, but her setting will remain rooted in the historic L.A. neighborhood.
Rhimes is seeking $9.995 million...Read more
WASHINGTON -- You've probably seen actor Tom Selleck suavely pitching federally insured reverse mortgages on TV and thought, hmm, that sounds interesting. He says you can turn your home equity into cash and not pay back ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Growing up, I celebrated birthdays with Power Rangers-themed slumber parties or outings to Chuck E. Cheese's. In my early 20s, I often spent them at a slightly too-expensive restaurant and then went and ...Read more
It happens to all of us. We finish our commute after a long day of work with no idea what to have for dinner. All too often, I pop into the local supermarket and settle on a rotisserie chicken. And I mean settle. Dry, ...Read more
This is a case in which the kid outshines the parent -- becomes more popular, more universally beloved, more powerful, more worldly. That is the way it's supposed to be, right? Isn't that the wish of all good parents, that...Read more
You will find arancini -- fried risotto balls filled with cheeses, vegetables or meats -- on many fancy Italian restaurant menus. But I first tasted authentic arancini at an autogrill (the Italian version of a truck stop) ...Read more
In her first cookbook, "Cravings," supermodel Chrissy Teigen proved that she knows her way around the kitchen. With her new book, "Cravings: Hungry for More," she builds on the successful formula of the 2016 best-seller. ...Read more
Fennel is the licorice-flavored vegetable for people who don't like licorice.
It is also, obviously, for people who do.
Fennel can make a believer out of a licoricephobe because it is so mild. It's not like washing down ...Read more
The water cycle mandates that rain drop to earth, meander through rivers, evaporate into clouds. Over and over and over. Any student with a blue crayon can sketch the schematic.
But water doesn't care. Lately it's been ...Read more
Once fall arrives, it's time to look forward to comfort foods.
There are slow-cooker recipes for convenience. Baked casseroles with canned creamy soups and a few pantry ingredients topped with a mess of cheese. And soups?...Read more
Got everyone's costume ready?
Sure Halloween is weeks away but celebrations are going full steam across the country.
No longer a one-day affair, Halloween has morphed into one of the year's ...Read more
President Donald Trump was in Iowa this week to announce he would lift a key restriction on the year-round, expanded use of ethanol in gasoline.
The setting was not accidental. Most ethanol still is produced from corn and...Read more
Imagine a ride with the open-air freedom of a motorcycle but the overhead frame of a car. Now put it on three wheels, ride in it silence and plug it in when the day is done.
This is the premise of the Arcimoto FUV, the ...Read more
It's easier to get in and out of a vehicle with seats about two feet off the ground, said Keith Knudsen, Ford vehicle architecture manager.
That's the emerging sweet spot as a wave of SUVs replaces traditional sedans as ...Read more
Fiat Chrysler's Ram pickup reportedly outsold Chevrolet's mighty Silverado in August and September, but the balance of power in the Detroit Three's 100 Years War for pickup leadership hasn't changed as the automakers roll ...Read more
The new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500 pickups will reduce gasoline consumption and greenhouse emissions more next year than the Toyota Prius hybrid, despite the little hatchback's gaudy 52-mpg fuel economy rating. ...Read more
Q: I'm considering new tires for my GMC 2500 and want to plan ahead for possible RV usage. This may be either a trailer, fifth wheel or large camper -- jury is still out. What advice do you have for me to consider ...Read more
At first sight the all-new Hyundai Kona in lime green made me look twice to see if what I was seeing was really real. This lime-green subcompact crossover had so much body cladding over the wheel arches and fenders that it...Read more
Mortgage lenders offer special deals to doctors -- some doctors, anyway. I am a doctor but I am not eligible for any special loan programs because my doctorate is in economics. Economists and others with doctorates in ...Read more
The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage is nearing 5 percent, following a surge this week that put borrowing costs at their highest level since 2011, according to Freddie Mac.
The sharp increase in mortgage rates -- ...Read more
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