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  • Thousands truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows

    The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.
  • 'Live from New York!' review: The history of 'SNL's' funny business

    'Live from New York!' review: The history of 'SNL's' funny business
    Admittedly, cramming 40 years of "Saturday Night Live" — or rather, 40 years of American history — into 82 minutes is a daunting task, particularly as it forces a documentary to chart the symbiotic relationship between real-life fact and...

    Senate committee passes bill that overturns EPA clean water rule

    WASHINGTON A bill that would effectively overturn a new Environmental Protection Agency clean water rule won a critical committee vote Wednesday and now appears headed for a decision by the entire U.S. Senate. The clean water rule was EPA's attempt to...

    Wall Street odds don't favor Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

    Wall Street odds don't favor Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal
    NEW YORK — Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast's $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead. Combining the No. 1 and No. 2 U.S. cable companies would put nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of broadband...

    Comcast bid for Time Warner Cable faces regulatory resistance

    Comcast bid for Time Warner Cable faces regulatory resistance
    Comcast Corp.'s legal team met Wednesday with federal regulators to discuss mounting concerns that the company would be too powerful if it is allowed to swallow Time Warner Cable. The $45-billion cable deal, unveiled 14 months ago, is very much in...