| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos will buy The Washington Post for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family's 80-year ownership and hands one of the country's most influential publications to the tech entrepreneur.
Bezos, hailed by...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:09 AM
En Twitter el tema del momento es la compra y venta del Washington Post.
La agencia Reuters reporta que la empresa The Washington Post Co dijo el lunes que acordó vender su emblemático periódico a Jeff Bezos, fundador de Amazon, por 250 millones de...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Writer-director Neill Blomkamp's unheralded feature debut, "District 9," arrived like a bolt of lightning in 2009. With its propulsive energy and pointed aliens-as-apartheid allegory, the film racked up stellar reviews, a $115-million box office take...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Don't expect a surprise announcement by the Sulzberger family about selling the New York Times any time soon.
After Amazon.com billionaire Jeffrey Bezos announced he was buying the family-owned Washington Post this week, Times publisher Arthur...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:32 PM
An estranged father shot his 9-year-old son several times during a supervised visit at a New Hampshire YWCA before turning the gun on himself Sunday morning, officials said. Both were killed.
Muni Savyon, 54, of Manchester, N.H., had been separated...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger is the kind of notorious, made-for-the-movies character who motivates actors to brush up on their scowls. With Bulger's conviction Monday on charges of murder, extortion, money laundering and weapons possession, the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:38 PM
The title character of the new superhero sequel "Kick-Ass 2" is a teenage vigilante (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) known for his ability to take a licking and keep on ticking. Time will tell if the movie itself displays the same resilience, because the first wave...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Famed Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy broke his silence Saturday regarding his son’s arrest for killing his girlfriend, expressing anger, confusion and grief over her brutal death.
His son, Jared Remy, is charged with stabbing to death...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:55 PM
"If it's set up properly, it will be the greatest thing to happen to Major League Baseball."
—Retired umpire Don Denkinger, best known for his blown call in the 1985 St. Louis Cardinals-Kansas City Royals World Series, to Time magazine on the...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:13 AM
When Jonathon Scott Fuqua was 13 years old, he and his older brother put on their swimming trunks and went surfing during a Florida hurricane.
The wind bent the palm trees rimming the Gulf of Mexico nearly double, like boomerangs. The teens were...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Last week's killing in Massachusetts of Jennifer Martel shows once again why domestic violence is so difficult, yet so essential, to curb.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is right to call for a review of this terrible case and of the...