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  • Costa Concordia wreck is refloated so its final journey can begin

    Two and a half years after the Costa Concordia’s deadly wreck off the coast of Italy, salvage crews refloated the cruise ship and detached it from its resting spot Monday so it can begin its final journey. The ship, which smashed into rocks and...
  • A homegrown solution to high gas prices

    Gas prices in Chicago are among the nation’s highest. In the July 12 editorial “Why is the EPA stalling on ethanol?” the Chicago Tribune adopted the oil industry’s talking points in criticizing Illinois’ own homegrown...
  • Go Farther for Less this Summer

    The summer driving season is in high gear. Unfortunately, this has coincided with heightened instability in the Middle East, which is prompting higher crude oil and gasoline prices. This turn of events has prompted more than one reader to look for...
  • Brian Grazer is Hustling to Keep Imagine Entertainment Relevant in Ever-Changing Hollywood

    It's odd to see Brian Grazer chillin'. But there he is -- the frenetic mega-producer -- lounging in his sprawling backyard in Santa Monica, Calif., overlooking the Riviera Country Club, munching on a breakfast of turkey bacon and eggs over easy, drinking...
  • Celebrity Reflection introduces new video game technology at sea

    GamerHub.tv For those who are familiar with the cruise industry, the Celebrity Cruises brand of ships from Royal Caribbean Cruise Line is known for its luxury at sea. Celebrity also tends to attract an older demographic than Royal Caribbean and other...
  • Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?

     Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?
    Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
  • U.S., EU impose new sanctions on Russia, Putin calls them a 'dead end'

    President Barack Obama imposed the biggest package of U.S. economic sanctions yet on Russia on Wednesday, hitting Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft and other energy, financial and defense firms, with what he called significant but targeted penalties....
  • In North Dakota's oil bonanza, natural gas goes up in flames

    In North Dakota's oil bonanza, natural gas goes up in flames
    Frank and Wanda Leppell once lived on a quiet cattle ranch in the middle of a rolling prairie, the lowing of cattle and the chirping of sparrows forming a pleasant soundtrack to their mornings. No more. Not since the pasture they began leasing in 2009...
  • At TCA, Schedules Take A Back Seat to Brand-Building

    Curation, curation, curation. That was the message coming out of the major networks last week as they pitched their wares to journos at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour. Networks are responding to the sea changes in viewing habits and the...
  • The inflation alarms are still false

    The inflation alarms are still false
    There is a point at which firmness of conviction becomes obstinacy, and there is a point at which obstinacy becomes comedy. The latter was on spectacular view the other day when a prominent inflation hawk self-destructed on national TV. Chicago-based...
  • Corbett talks pensions in Lower Macungie, fundraises with Gov. Jindal in North Whitehall

    Gov. Tom Corbett couldn't persuade the state Legislature to support pension reform. So now he's trying to persuade you and your neighbors to do it for him. At his latest stop on a statewide tour, Corbett spoke at the Lower Macungie Township Community...