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  • Joy Covey dies at 50; as CFO, she helped take Amazon.com public

    Joy Covey dies at 50; as CFO, she helped take Amazon.com public
    Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer's chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a van on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50. Covey, who had been riding her...
  • Death becomes Emmys! 'Prisoners' takes box office hostage.

    Death becomes Emmys! 'Prisoners' takes box office hostage.
    After the coffee. Before shaking the Emmy hangover. The Skinny: Sorry I'm a little late this morning. I was making the rounds at Emmy parties Sunday night, where I learned that I'm too old to make the rounds at Emmy parties. Now I have to go a whole day...
  • Karl Rove calls out fellow Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on healthcare

    Karl Rove calls out fellow Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on healthcare
    When Karl Rove starts truth-squadding fellow Texas Republicans over the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, you know there are some tall tales floating around. On Sunday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told Chris Wallace of Fox News: “You know...
  • Kenya mall attack claimed life of poet and diplomat Kofi Awoonor

    Kenya mall attack claimed life of poet and diplomat Kofi Awoonor
    Kofi Awoonor, poet and diplomat from Ghana, was slain during the Kenya mall attack. The seige of the Nairobi mall by an Al Qaeda-linked Somalia militia began on Sept. 20 and is currently ongoing. A total of 62 people have been killed, including three...
  • The Obamacare defunding madness

    The Obamacare defunding madness
    Surely, even for Democrats there's remarkably little joy to be had in watching mainstream Republicans turn on Senators Mike Lee and Ted Cruz for forcing the GOP into a suicide mission. The big show in Washington — the final (at least one can hope)...
  • Cummings calls for AIG's Benmosche to step down over comments

    Cummings calls for AIG's Benmosche to step down over comments
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, called for the head of AIG to resign over comments he made comparing outrage over executive bonuses to lynchings that took place...
  • Of banker bonuses and public lynchings

    Of banker bonuses and public lynchings
    One can scarcely blame an appropriately-outraged Rep. Elijah E. Cummings for calling on AIG's Robert Benmosche to step down after the CEO compared the public criticism of the generous bonuses given top finance industry executives to lynchings in the...
  • CBS lands Vince Gilligan show. FCC proposes removing UHF discount.

    CBS lands Vince Gilligan show. FCC proposes removing UHF discount.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out what shows to drop from my DVR. The Skinny: Last season, I got hooked on ABC's "Nashville." Unfortunately, the rest of the country didn't follow my lead, and ABC started to turn the show about country music artists...
  • Republicans turn the Capitol into "Dog Day Afternoon"

    Republicans turn the Capitol into "Dog Day Afternoon"
    Ever see the Al Pacino movie, "Dog Day Afternoon?" Based on a true story, it's about a bank robbery that goes bad. When it becomes clear that the jig is up — that there's not much money to be had and they're surrounded by police — the list...
  • Q&A: Jamie Ford on 'Songs of Willow Frost'

    Q&A: Jamie Ford on 'Songs of Willow Frost'
    In his first novel, the surprise best-seller “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” (2009), Jamie Ford told the story of a Chinese-American boy and his romance with a Japanese-American girl while her people were interned during World War...
  • How the RNC's boycott of NBC and CNN could improve the debates

    How the RNC's boycott of NBC and CNN could improve the debates
    The preemptive strike that the Republican National Committee launched Friday against NBC and CNN seems pointless in many ways, even if you accept the premise of the GOP's argument -- namely, that the documentaries the networks are developing about Hillary...