| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Jonna Mendez was a globe-trotting spy for nearly three decades, briefing the president, slipping across borders armed with false identities, using cameras so tiny they fit into a lipstick tube or a blazer button.
As the CIA's chief of disguise, she...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:19 AM
BJ's Wholesale Club is offering discounted memberships through the daily deal website Groupon.com.
Through the Groupon deal, shoppers can get a BJ's membership for $35, regularly $50. The deal also includes a $25 gift card, bringing the membership...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Bob and Linda Carey's love story is told in a new video, and it centers on a middle-aged man with a bit of a belly being photographed in an assortment of locations while wearing a big pink tutu and little else.
If that's the best sight in this video,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Just one week after Amazon announced its high-tech, albeit somewhat vague, plans for drone delivery, the online retail giant is beginning to face warlike competition. Amazon drones, meet Groupon catapults.
The popular deals website Groupon posted a...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Bargain-hunting shoppers turned the latest Cyber Monday into the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.
Online sales surged 20.6% compared with last year's Monday after Thanksgiving. Los Angeles was...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Cyber Monday has been the largest online shopping holiday in the past two years, according to Shop.org, an arm of the National Retail Federation that focuses on Internet retailers.
Generally, bargain experts agree that Cyber Monday, which is Monday,...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The takeaway message of "The Voice" Season 5 blind auditions, Night 4: "Life ... is full of second and third chances," and if you're motivated, you can make those chances pay off. That's what Shakira told contestant James Irwin last season when he...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:12 PM
A Northern California woman is suing Groupon and a Huntington Beach day spa claiming she purchased online vouchers for a treatment that left her with chemical burns.
Rebecca Fisher of Hayward has taken action against an owner and employee of CloudMover...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Seeing Scott Weiland, who in a 25-year career with Stone Temple Pilots has sold 20 million albums and had 20 Top 10 hits and nine No. 1 hits, in an intimate venue such as Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mount......
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:12 PM
CHICAGO — Groupon is giving away stuff now.
The Chicago-based company, which is trying to reshape itself into a sprawling e-commerce marketplace, has started offering national brand promotion codes and coupons that do not require an upfront...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
This blog's Meet the Commenters feature dwindled out in February (with several of you who'd promised me entries seemingly off the hook), but I've long meant to revive it and get more of you (and the newer arrivals) to fill......