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  • The 'Hollywood Circuit' hands a win to filmmakers over actors

    The 'Hollywood Circuit' hands a win to filmmakers over actors
    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals backed away from the controversial copyright-law ruling that then-Chief Judge Alex Kozinski had authored last year, finding that an actress in a notorious movie about the Muslim prophet Muhammad did not hold a copyright...
  • Blasts, manhunt, trial, healing: Boston's longest marathon

    The champions were already across the finish line — the elite marathoners, the ones whose names would go in the books. And Associated Press photographer Charlie Krupa had set himself up amid the celebrative crowd and snapped their triumphant...
  • Mary Lee, great white shark cruising East Coast, becomes Twitter star

    Mary Lee, great white shark cruising East Coast, becomes Twitter star
    They're gonna need a bigger Twitter. An organization studying great white sharks is enjoying some welcome attention after one of the creatures they've been monitoring, Mary Lee, started gaining a loyal social media following. @MaryLeeShark is the fake...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Bobby Jindal

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday he has formed an exploratory committee to consider running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Here's a quick snapshot with key things to know about Jindal. ___ THE BRIEF Named Louisiana's...
  • Action, she said: TV holds potential for female directors

    When writer-producer Marti Noxon, "Gone Girl" author Gillian Flynn and a studio executive met with a potential star for the upcoming TV adaptation of another Flynn novel, the actress was struck by something unusual. "I don't think I've ever had a meeting...
  • Farewell, 'Mad Men,' Letterman — and boomers

    With momentous finales this week — "Mad Men" ending and David Letterman retiring — we will see the end of two landmark TV franchises. We will also witness two of the last great vestiges of baby-boomer culture leaving the main stage of...
  • Verizon deal to buy AOL continues media consolidation

    A year ago, when telephone giant AT&T unveiled its $49-billion deal to buy satellite TV company DirecTV, the industry asked: What about Verizon? On Tuesday, Verizon responded: You've got mail! The telecommunications company announced its $4.4...
  • Evie puts down smartphone in 'Love and Miss Communication'

    "Love and Miss Communication" (William Morrow Paperbacks), by Elyssa Friedland Corporate lawyer Elyssa Friedland writes an honest love story with a bizarre twist in her debut novel, "Love and Miss Communication." Readers must consider one thought-...
  • In Detroit, Jewish cemetery survives within GM auto plant

    Beth Olem Cemetery is like many aging, final resting places, with assorted tombstones in varying condition, sizes and styles, encircled by a brick wall and iron gate. Yet surrounding it on all sides is an unusual neighbor: a massive automotive plant....
  • 'American Idol' on the way out after moving away from pulse of pop

    'American Idol' on the way out after moving away from pulse of pop
    The symptoms were all there for "American Idol" — falling ratings, high talent costs, advertiser defections. Few were surprised when Fox executives announced Monday that the show's upcoming 15th season would be its last. What's perhaps less...
  • Peter Orszag: Why young people want nothing to do with politics

    Young people are disaffected with the political process and lack any interest in running for office, a new book by Jennifer Lawless of American University and Richard Fox of Loyola Marymount University demonstrates. Yet the book itself perhaps...