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  • Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post

     Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post
    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...
  • Trending en Twitter: Fundador de Amazon compra Washington Post

    Trending en Twitter: Fundador de Amazon compra Washington Post
    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...
  • 'Elysium' is solid sci-fi, but no 'District 9,' critics say

    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...
  • After Bezos purchase, Sulzberger says N.Y. Times 'is not for sale'

    After Bezos purchase, Sulzberger says N.Y. Times 'is not for sale'
    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...
  • Update: New Hampshire man kills son, 9, then self during YWCA visit

    Update: New Hampshire man kills son, 9, then self during YWCA visit
    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...
  • Whitey Bulger: Who should play him in the movie? [Poll]

    Whitey Bulger: Who should play him in the movie? [Poll]
    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...
  • 'Kick-Ass 2': Superhero sequel takes a beating from critics

    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...
  • Red Sox broadcaster expresses 'disgust' at son charged with murder

    Red Sox broadcaster expresses 'disgust' at son charged with murder
    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...
  • Baseball quotes: John Lackey doesn't think Alex Rodriguez should be allowed to play

    Baseball quotes: John Lackey doesn't think Alex Rodriguez should be allowed to play
    "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...
  • Jonathon Scott Fuqua perseveres as prolific (dyslexic) author, gifted (colorblind) illustrator

    Jonathon Scott Fuqua perseveres as prolific (dyslexic) author, gifted (colorblind) illustrator
    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...
  • Could More Have Been Done To Protect Jennifer Martel?

    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...