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  • Julie Delpy Enlists French Stars Dany Boon And Karin Viard For 'Lolo' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PARIS- Julie Delpy will return to French filmmaking with "Lolo," a high-profile satirical comedy starring Dany Boon ("Welcome to the Cht'is") and Karin Viard ("Polisse"). Delpy stars as Violette, a 40-year old workaholic...
  • Terence Winter Touts a Homefield Advantage for 'Boardwalk Empire'

    Terence Winter came of age in New York City during the bad old days of the 1970s and early 1980s. The "Boardwalk Empire" creator/showrunner remembers a time when areas of Manhattan such as the Upper East Side and Meatpacking District were a "no-man's...
  • Tom Tombrello dies at 78; longtime Caltech physics professor

    Tom Tombrello dies at 78; longtime Caltech physics professor
    Tom Tombrello, a Caltech physics professor for more than 50 years and an inspiration for freshmen who had to grapple with diabolically complex riddles to enter his legendary class on scientific thinking, has died. He was 78. Tombrello collapsed...
  • Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests

    Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests
    Fifty years ago, Jack Weinberg was the first to be arrested in an unprecedented student protest over free speech restrictions on the UC Berkeley campus. Thousands of demonstrators surrounded the police car in which Weinberg was detained for 32 hours....
  • Telecommuting can improve employee performance: study

    Telecommuting can improve employee performance: study
    While telecommuting, most employees perform at least as well as in the office, and some actually do better, according to a new study. "We have many reasons to expect that telecommuters should work as well or better than others," said Ravi S. Gajendran,...
  • Off-field violence injects unwanted reality into fantasy football

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Joe Gallo is not just a fan of National Football League running back Adrian Peterson, he "owns" him, as do thousands of other participants in the world of fantasy football. That explains why Gallo, a 31-year-old New Yorker who works...
  • Emergency communications agency finds ways to hire friends, skirt competitive bidding

    WASHINGTON As a new federal agency set out in the summer of 2012 on the mammoth task of building a nationwide wireless communications network for more than 4 million emergency responders, an eyebrow-raising pattern took shape. The First Responder Network...
  • Ka-pow! Marvel Comics heroes get academic treatment at Baltimore college

    By John Clarke Sept 24 (Reuters) - The University of Baltimore is making it OK to read Spider-Man and X-Men comic books in class, and even will give you college credit for it. In what is believed to be a first, the school is offering a course next...
  • Hotels expect to spend a record $6 billion on upgrades this year

    Hotels expect to spend a record $6 billion on upgrades this year
    In the wake of the economic crisis, struggling hotels across the country put off most upgrades and expansions, such as installing new carpeting, buying bigger television sets and renovating lobbies. But with the economy rebounding, the nation’s...
  • Laughs, sparks fly in 'Mrs. Greenblatt's Place In The Universe'

    Laughs, sparks fly in 'Mrs. Greenblatt's Place In The Universe'
    Actresses Elissa Solomon and Janet Weakley are hilarious together in playwright Sharon Goldner's short play "Mrs. Greenblatt's Place In The Universe," running now through Sept. 21 at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale. The Goldner ten minute play is part...
  • Ride-sharing companies accused of misleading customers on safety

    Since its early days as a taxi alternative for Northern California bar-hoppers, the ride-sharing industry, now worth billions of dollars, has prompted demands for stricter government control from public officials and competing cab companies. More...