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Extra, Extra: Whale On The Loose!
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- Rescuers are off the Southern California coast trying to save a fin whale with what appears to be a fishing line wrapped around it. Fin whales are the second largest animals, behind the blue whale, and considered an endangered species.
- A federal court ruled that yoga poses can't be copyrighted.
- Our new favorite Twitter account is a dancing skeleton. Check out those moves!
- Why are people mad about this new Campbell's Soup ad? Because the kid in it has two dads. Of course.
- Boo! A really creepy and terrifying Halloween display just a block away from an elementary school is scaring the hell out of some kids.
- How many hours are you dedicating to TV this fall? Let this calculator figure it out for you.
- Iceland (where else?) will get some pretty magical electrical towers soon.
- This guy takes his hamster for walks with an eensy, weensy leash. Way too cute.
- Prince Fielder, professional athlete.
- Finally, on this day in baseball history, Derek Jeter hit a fly ball that 13-year-old Jeffrey Maier reached over the wall and grabbed over the waiting glove of Orioles outfielder Tony Tarasco. The umps ruled it a home run and the Yankees would win the game and eventually the series.
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.