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  • Triumph of the vulgarians

    Newspapers are among the last places in America that have close to zero tolerance for [expletive deleted]. I could give you a hint about what word is between the brackets, but I'd best not for fear of arousing the ire of the editing Comstocks. About...
  • NASA audit says Google execs saved millions with jet fuel discount

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Google executives got a steep discount on jet fuel from the federal government for their fleet of private aircraft over a six-year period, a new audit from the NASA inspector general says. A company owned by tech billionaires Larry...
  • Jim Hall dies at 83; guitarist influenced generations of jazz players

    Jim Hall dies at 83; guitarist influenced generations of jazz players
    Jim Hall, a jazz guitarist, composer and arranger whose subtle, lyrical playing style was favored by such iconic jazz artists as Sonny Rollins, Bill Evans, Paul Desmond and Ella Fitzgerald, has died in New York. He was 83. Hall died in his sleep Tuesday...
  • 'Desolation of Smaug' reinvigorates 'Hobbit' trilogy, critics say

    Last year, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" had film critics wagging their fingers over Peter Jackson and company's decision to stretch J.R.R. Tolkien's slim children's novel "The Hobbit" into a movie trilogy, one that got off to a plodding start....
  • The FDA's toothless action on animal-feed antibiotics isn't enough

    Almost 40 years ago, the Food and Drug Administration found that the practice of routinely feeding antibiotics to livestock that are not sick posed a risk to human health. This week, after decades of delay, the FDA issued a weak, partial and voluntary...
  • Charter to Submit Bid for Time Warner Cable for Less Than $140 per Share: Report

    Charter Communications is prepping an offer for Time Warner Cable as early as next week, with a bid of less than $140 per share in cash and stock, Bloomberg reported Friday citing an anonymous source. Time Warner Cable stock opened at $131.60 per share...
  • How Stars of the Pre-Twitterverse Honed Their Public Images

    Movie stars (and wannabes) are obsessing more and more these days about their social-media presence. Many, like Channing Tatum, Zac Efron and Miley Cyrus, have hired gurus to design sites and manufacture tweets that resonate: consultants whose job it is...
  • Sprint may be looking to make a bid for T-Mobile

    Sprint Nextel Corp. is reportedly working on a bid for T-Mobile in a deal that could combine the No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers. Sprint could make a bid for its rival in the first half of next year, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited...
  • Triumph of the vulgarians

    Newspapers, including this one, are among the last places in America that has close to zero tolerance for [expletive deleted]. I could give you a hint about what word is between the brackets, but I'd best not for fear of arousing the ire of the...
  • Netflix deal shows need for speed. CNN ending Piers Morgan show.

    Netflix deal shows need for speed. CNN ending Piers Morgan show.
    After the coffee. Before applying for Piers Morgan's CNN gig. The Skinny: I'm almost through "House of Cards," and I think we may have to replace the phrase "jumped the shark" with "jumped the Meechum." If you don't get that joke, you will soon enough....
  • Activist fund Blue Harbour Group takes stake in Tribune Co.

    Activist fund Blue Harbour Group takes stake in Tribune Co.
    An activist hedge fund has taken a 2.5 percent stake in Tribune Co., and may be looking to increase its holdings. Blue Harbour Group, a Connecticut-based investment firm, says it is on board with the direction taken by Tribune Co., which is planning...