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  • A Word, Please: English users can write a wrong word

    A Word, Please: English users can write a wrong word
    The hardest thing about English grammar isn’t grammar. Not in the strictest sense of the word, anyway. Narrowly speaking, grammar has to do with the way we order and inflect words to make sentences. That is, we take a subject and pair it with a...
  • James Lee, prominent JPMorgan investment banker, dies at 62

    James "Jimmy" Lee, the JPMorgan Chase banker who helped arrange some of the biggest corporate deals for companies including General Motors, News Corp. and Facebook, died Wednesday. He was 62 years old. JP& Co. announced Lee's death, saying he passed away...
  • Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to pay dividend to shareholders

    Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to pay dividend to shareholders
    Publishing company News Corp. said its finances are in good shape and that it would begin paying investors a semiannual cash dividend. The move, announced Thursday, was welcome news. Newspaper revenues industrywide have been in steep decline, but the...
  • Today: 9 dead in South Carolina church shooting

    I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times. A shooting at a South Carolina church leaves nine dead.  Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES Mass shooting called a hate crime Nine people were killed in a...
  • Fox says Rupert Murdoch's sons to take new posts July 1

    Twenty-First Century Fox said Tuesday that Rupert Murdoch will turn over more power to his sons James and Lachlan on July 1. James Murdoch, 42, will become CEO and Lachlan Murdoch, 43, will become executive co-chairman of the company that day. News of...
  • James Murdoch to become 21st Century Fox CEO on July 1

    James Murdoch to become 21st Century Fox CEO on July 1
    Rupert Murdoch is officially handing over the reins of 21st Century Fox to his sons James and Lachlan next month, the company has confirmed. James Murdoch will become chief executive of the media and entertainment giant on July 1, the company...
  • A look at the Murdoch boys' club: Who's in and out

    Sibling rivalries. A quest for power. An affair. A scandal. The turbulent lives of 84-year-old billionaire Rupert Murdoch and his heirs returned to the spotlight this week as the aging magnate took steps to hand over control of the media empire he built...
  • Rupert Murdoch expected to stay active in Fox corporate affairs

    Rupert Murdoch expected to stay active in Fox corporate affairs
    Rupert Murdoch has hobnobbed with newspaper editors, wolfed down sausages at a Berlin sporting event, scolded politicians on Twitter, entertained Hollywood producers at his vineyard in Bel-Air and polished his plan to reinforce the Murdoch family dynasty....
  • Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'I Killed My BFF' and more

    Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'I Killed My BFF' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 14 - 20, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES When Calls the Heart The frontier-era drama...
  • Murdoch's sons to become CEO, co-chair at 21st Century Fox

    Rupert Murdoch will soon hand over the reins of the media dynasty that began with his father's Australian newspaper nearly a century ago to his sons. The specific timing of the handoff of 21st Century Fox is unclear. But as James Murdoch prepares to take...
  • For Rupert Murdoch's top aides, stepping aside is part of the job

    For Rupert Murdoch's second in command, it might as well be part of the job description: a willingness to step aside for family succession plans. With the media mogul set to hand off control of 21st Century Fox to his sons, James and Lachlan, current...