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  • Clues emerge on Malaysia jet, but weather interrupts search

    BEIJING -- More tantalizing clues emerged Thursday about the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 as fresh satellites photos showed a debris field in the South Indian Ocean off Australia, but the retrieval was frustrated by poor weather. Thailand...
  • Brandy Clark, who writes hits for others, tells her own '12 Stories'

    Brandy Clark, who writes hits for others, tells her own '12 Stories'
    The characters in Brandy Clark's songs aren't necessarily where they thought they'd be in life. There's the woman buying pharmaceuticals out of some guy's trunk in "Take a Little Pill." There's the woman living for religion and lotto-winning dreams in...
  • FCC Votes to Bar Stations from Jointly Selling Ad Time

    The FCC on Monday prohibited so-called "sidecar" deals among stations in the same market, a move that Chairman Tom Wheeler said will close a loophole that has allowed major media groups to skirt media ownership rules. The FCC's order, on a 3-2 vote, puts...
  • Maria Bartiromo Returns To CNBC (Thanks To An Ad For Fox Business Network)

    Maria Bartiromo for years updated CNBC viewers on the ups and downs of the stock market. Now she's telling them to switch to a rival network. In ads purchased for the New York market served by Time Warner Cable and running on CNBC, Bartiromo speaks...
  • Military weather satellite set for launch from Vandenberg base

    For more than 15 years, a $518-million military weather satellite sat in a clean room at Lockheed Martin Corp.'s facility in Sunnyvale waiting for the day it would be launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base. On Thursday morning, the...
  • Ethics report could help NASA weigh risks of long-term space travel

    Ethics report could help NASA weigh risks of long-term space travel
    As NASA plans to send astronauts to an asteroid or even to Mars in the coming decades -- missions that could last well beyond 30 days -- they’re grappling with an ethical dilemma. How do they handle decisions on long-distance space exploration...
  • Rocket blasts off from Vandenberg, lifts military satellite into orbit

    Rocket blasts off from Vandenberg, lifts military satellite into orbit
    An 18-story rocket carrying a $518-million military weather satellite was launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Thursday, extending the life of a program that began in the early 1960s. The 7:46 a.m. PDT blastoff was the first of the year...
  • His Endeavour: Giving old shuttle parts new life

    His Endeavour: Giving old shuttle parts new life
    It was the type of weather that would have scrubbed a space shuttle launch. The rain was relentless. Water streamed down Dennis Jenkins' glasses, dripping off the tip of his nose, as he surveyed the scrap yard not far from where the shuttles once...
  • Yikes! Solar storm that almost hit Earth could have caused chaos

    Yikes! Solar storm that almost hit Earth could have caused chaos
    Phew! You may not have known it, but Earth barely missed the "perfect solar storm" that could have smashed into our magnetic field and wreaked havoc with our satellite systems, electronics and power systems, potentially causing trillions of dollars in...
  • Judge tosses out 'Piolin' extortion suit against ex-staffers

    Judge tosses out 'Piolin' extortion suit against ex-staffers
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has dismissed an extortion lawsuit brought by popular Spanish-language radio personality Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo against six former staff members of his canceled Univision Radio show — and ruled...
  • Liberty Media Ranks as 2013′s Most Profitable Media/Entertainment Company

    Liberty Media Corp. emerged as the most profitable media and entertainment company in 2013, according to SNL Kagan's rankings for the year. Liberty Media's net income of about $8.99 billion came mostly after a one-time gain associated with its takeover...