LONDON - Wimbledon legend Roger Federer crashed out of the tournament in a shock quarter-final defeat to Tomas Berdych on Wednesday, blowing open the draw for Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray.
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Two years after meeting a fiery end, King Kong returned to the famous Universal Studios theme park on Tuesday, given a 3D make-over by Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson.
Detectives today were looking for a gunman who fatally shot a motorist in Hollywood, and two police officers who responded and crashed their patrol car were recovering from minor to moderate injuries.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers will join with family and friends in downtown Los Angeles today for the funeral of California Highway Patrol Officer Philip Ortiz, who died 13 days after being struck during a traffic stop on the San Diego (405) Freeway.
Two men -- charged along with two others in the 2008 slaying of the estranged wife of a gold trading company owner in a Century City parking garage -- pleaded not guilty today to murder and conspiracy charges.
Prosecutors added three new misdemeanor counts today against Ralphs Grocery Co.
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Veteran CNN broadcaster Larry King announced his decision to step down from his long-running show Tuesday, ending a record-breaking career that saw him conduct more than 40,000 interviews.
CAPE TOWN (AFP) - A red-hot David Villa scored his fourth goal of the World Cup to fire European champions Spain past Iberian arch-rivals Portugal 1-0 on Tuesday and into quarter-final clash against Paraguay.