Sirhan Sirhan reacts during a parole hearing on Wednesday  in San Diego: he was denied parole  after   telling a board  he could not remember shooting Robert F Kennedy  and was therefore unable to confess. Photograph: Gregory Bull/AP Photo

The convicted killer of senator Robert F Kennedy has been denied parole for the 15th time after telling a board that he could not remember shooting Jo(...)

7-Eleven store clerk M Faroqui celebrates after learning the store sold the only winning Powerball ticket on Wednesday,  in Chino Hills, California. Photograph: Will Lester/The Sun via AP

At least three winning tickets were sold in Wednesday night’s record $1.568 billion (€1.46 billion) Powerball jackpot. California Lottery officials (...)

The Edge of U2 performs on stage during a concert, in Paris, Sunday, December 6th. Photograph: AP

U2 guitarist The Edge won approval on Thursday to build five hilltop homes in the California celebrity enclave of Malibu despite opposition from envi(...)

Cathriona White (30), from Co Tipperary, was found dead in her LA home on Monday. Photograph: Splash News

Hollywood actor Jim Carrey has paid tribute to his ex-girlfriend Cathriona White, saying learning of her death was like being “hit with a lightning bo(...)

A damaged vehicle is pictured at the scene of a four-car crash involving Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, then known as Bruce Jenner. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s investigators will present evidence pointing to a misdemeanor manslaughter charge against transgender reality TV star Cai(...)

 A file image of  US actor Bill Cosby. Photograph: AFP

Bill Cosby lost his latest bid to fend off a lawsuit accusing him of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles in 197(...)

A screengrab from the video showing Los Angeles police officers confronting Ricardo Diaz-Zeferino and  Eutiquio Acevedo Mendez in 2013.

A video of the fatal shooting by police officers of an unarmed man in Gardena, California, is once again raising unsettling questions about whether a (...)

Booking photos provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department show (L to R) David Henry, Brandon Kiel and Tonette Hayes, who were arrested on suspicion of impersonating police officers through their role in an organisation known as the Masonic Fraternal Police Department. Photograph: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department AP

A community liaison for California’s attorney general has been charged with impersonating a police officer for his role in a self-proclaimed police or(...)

Los Angeles County Coroner Ed Winter briefs the media near the house of Andrew Getty (47) in the Hollywood Hills section of Los Angeles on Tuesday. The grandson of the  billionaire Getty oil founder J. Paul Getty was found dead at  his home on Tuesday. Photograph: Kevork Djansezians/Reuters

The grandson of billionaire Getty oil founder J. Paul Getty was found dead on Tuesday afternoon at his home in Los Angeles, the family said in a state(...)

Actress Lupita Nyong’o poses on the red carpet in this combination image for the 87th Oscars. Photograph: AFP/Getty

The $150,000 pearl-studded, custom-made Calvin Klein dress worn by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o at this year’s Academy Awards has been stolen,(...)