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  • Free SiriusXM Radio preview and 6-month offer for $24.99

    Free SiriusXM Radio preview and 6-month offer for $24.99
    Make your commute more bearable by tuning in SiriusXM satellite radio for free if the service is inactive in your car. Preview 60 channels of commercial-free music, news, comedy, and talk radio, including classic rock and sports talk and more.  Print a...
  • The Peyton Manning of old spurs a new Denver Broncos feat

     The Peyton Manning of old spurs a new Denver Broncos feat
    DENVER — As the clock ticked to zeros amid a roaring sea of rattling orange, Peyton Manning took off his helmet and ran away from the celebration. Before even shaking his fist into the air, he shook hands with the defeated New England Patriots....
  • New satellite to improve tropical forecasts

    New satellite to improve tropical forecasts
    Armed with high-tech sensors, a new satellite should help the National Hurricane Center better project where tropical systems might hit, something it already does with near pinpoint accuracy. The satellite also should better predict how strong storms...
  • Effect of federal government shutdown limited at first; no panda cam

    Effect of federal government shutdown limited at first; no panda cam
    Americans awoke to the sound of one hand clapping on Tuesday. While local governments were open for business, the other hand, the federal government, was largely unavailable because of a partial shutdown that began at midnight. The full impact of the...
  • 'Piolín' hopes to reboot his career

     'Piolín' hopes to reboot his career
    Barely three months ago, Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo's Spanish-language radio career appeared to be derailed. He had lost his popular "Piolín por la Mañana" morning program amid allegations of sexual and emotional harassment by a male co-worker. In the days...
  • 'Gravity': On outer space, the film doesn't need to nail every fact

    'Gravity': On outer space, the film doesn't need to nail every fact
    Warner Bros.’ box-office hit “Gravity,” starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, has impressed reviewers and dazzled filmgoers. But on opening weekend, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who runs the Hayden Planetarium in New York,...
  • Liberty Media buys back $417 million in shares from Comcast

    Liberty Media buys back $417 million in shares from Comcast
    John Malone's Liberty Media Corp. has paid Comcast Corp. $417 million in cash to buy back shares in Liberty Media that Comcast held. Comcast's interest in Liberty dates back to the Philadelphia-based cable company's sale 10 years ago of its stake in...
  • NYC Human Rights Law doesn't apply to unpaid interns

    NYC Human Rights Law doesn't apply to unpaid interns
    A Manhattan federal court judge ruled this month that Human Rights Law, which protects employees from sexual harassment, doesn't apply to unpaid interns. Because unpaid interns don't receive "significant remuneration," they are excluded protection...
  • Liberty Media's John Malone addresses cable industry challenges

    Liberty Media's John Malone addresses cable industry challenges
    Cable's toughest cowboy is saddling up again. This year, John Malone's Colorado company, Liberty Media Corp., acquired nearly a third of the stock in Charter Communications, the nation's fourth-largest cable company. The move came 14 years after...
  • The 'Gravity' of Obama's mistaken space policy

    The 'Gravity' of Obama's mistaken space policy
    I recently had a chance to watch the space-themed film "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Leaving aside the multitude of technical errors in the film, as someone who has consulted in the space business for a number years, I always...
  • A balloon ride into near-space, price tag $75,000

    A balloon ride into near-space, price tag $75,000
    A Lego man has done it. A Hello Kitty toy has done it. And now a company called World View wants actual human beings to do it too.  What's "it"? Taking a helium balloon to near space, of course!  In as little as four years you may be able to ride...