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  • Spotlighting a law that stripped U.S.-born women of citizenship

    Spotlighting a law that stripped U.S.-born women of citizenship
    WASHINGTON — Daniel Swalm was researching his family when he came across a disturbing episode in immigration history. That discovery would lead to a move in the U.S. Senate to apologize for action the nation took more than a century ago.
  • Cannes lineup unveiled. Warner Bros. taps Dee Dee Myers.

    Cannes lineup unveiled. Warner Bros. taps Dee Dee Myers.
    After the coffee. Before trying to get a story done well before deadline. The Skinny: I joke a lot about my cats in this space, but right now sadly one is very ill. So keep a good thought for my beloved Skinny (yes, he is the inspiration for the name...

    Al Franken Asks Netflix to Chime in on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), so far the most visible congressional opponent of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, is asking Netflix to explain if it will mean the cable giant will have the "power and incentive" to act as a gatekeeper of traffic on the...

    'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.

    'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.
    After the coffee. Before the Seder. The Skinny: Am I allowed to talk about "Mad Men" or do I have to provide a window for those who didn't catch Sunday's season premiere? All I'll say is I think I'm going to start dressing like Pete Campbell. I'm sure I...

    How Could Rowland Do It Again?

    How Could Rowland Do It Again?
    Beware of charisma, Ralph Waldo Emerson said. If only former Gov. John G. Rowland had listened. If only the voters who elected him three times had listened. Mr. Rowland was indicted Thursday for violating federal election law in connection with two...