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  • Apple, Samsung, others commit to anti-theft tools for smartphones

    Apple, Samsung, others commit to anti-theft tools for smartphones
    Many of the world's top phone manufacturers, including Apple and Samsung, announced that they have committed to include basic anti-theft tools for smartphones made after July 2015 for sale in the U.S. Google, Microsoft, Nokia, HTC and several others...
  • Resurrecting the meaning of Easter [Letter]

    Resurrecting the meaning of Easter  [Letter]
    I was standing in line in a store recently when I heard this phrase over and over again on a closed circuit television, "Get more Easter for your dollar." It struck me that this national chain apparently knows nothing of what Easter is. Easter is not...
  • Lucy Baldwin of Newport News tackles troubles with words of faith

    Lucy Baldwin of Newport News tackles troubles with words of faith
    "Some people never think about the sun and the stars." That's how poet Lucy Baldwin of Newport News described her inspiration for writing during an interview this month at her home. For Baldwin, God, faith and nature serve as the building blocks not...
  • U.S. jobless claims drop after three weeks of increases

    U.S. jobless claims drop after three weeks of increases
    Initial jobless claims fell last week, a welcoming sign for the labor market after a few weeks where applications inched up. The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to 319,000 last week, a decrease of 26,000 from the week...
  • CdM girls win with Grace

    CdM girls win with Grace
    Corona del Mar High girls' swimming coach Doug Volding is always a bit apprehensive before the Battle of the Bay swim meet. He had reason to be nervous Wednesday. Volding found out shortly before the meet began that one of his top club swimmers, freshman...
  • Battle of the Sequels: 'Captain America,' 'Rio 2′ Each Tracking in High-$30 Millions

    A tight race between Disney-Marvel's holdover "Captain America: The Winter Solder" and Fox-Blue Sky Studios' "Rio 2" is shaping up at the weekend's domestic box office, with both films tracking in the high-$30 million to low-$40 million range....
  • Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad

    Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad
    When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult reelection campaign—placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and...
  • Mediterranean and Asian flavors join together for spectacular Easter roast lamb

    Lamb rates high among home cooks planning a family Easter feast. After all, the meat symbolizes celebration and springtime, a season when some of the best lamb is available in the markets. But how do you cook your lamb for an Easter dinner? That's a...
  • Jobless claims fall to lowest level in nearly seven years

    Jobless claims fall to lowest level in nearly seven years
    Initial jobless claims plunged last week to their lowest level in nearly seven years, a sign that the labor market was picking up traction. The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to 300,000 last week, a decrease of 32,000 from...
  • Holy Land Experience: Free showings of 'The Passion of the Christ' set

    Holy Land Experience: Free showings of 'The Passion of the Christ' set
    Holy Land Experience, the Bible-themed attraction near the intersection of Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road in Orlando, will host free screenings of 2004's "The Passion of the Christ" between Good Friday and Easter Sunday. The film, starring Jim Caviezel...
  • Disney: 'We Actually See Growth in the Motion Picture Business'

    Add Bob Iger to the list of high-ranking Hollywood executives who still see the film industry as a growing business for their media companies. "We actually see growth in the motion pictures business," said the Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO during a...