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  • Former Obama campaign manager to run Uber's political strategy

    Former Obama campaign manager to run Uber's political strategy
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber has enlisted David Plouffe, President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign manager, to devise and run its global political and branding strategy, as the fast-expanding car rides-on-demand startup runs into stiff resistance in some...
  • Social media with a message

    ATLANTA In the newfound arena of social media as activism, few hashtags have generated as much buzz as "IfTheyGunnedMeDown," which has been circulating around Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Still, the trending hashtag was several hours old before...
  • Ray Smith: Hit man and undercover deputy

    Ray Smith: Hit man and undercover deputy
    Ray Smith spent years as a hit man, a violent tax protester and a white supremacist. He pretended to be all of those things while working as an undercover deputy with the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Ready to talk on any topic, the former volunteer...
  • Weekend shootings in NYC leave two dead, 21 injured

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two people were killed and 21 injured in more than a dozen separate shootings in New York City over the weekend, police said on Monday. The gun violence, scattered around four New York boroughs, is part of a recent increase in...
  • Benjamin Millepied to unveil new work with L.A. Dance Project

    Benjamin Millepied to unveil new work with L.A. Dance Project
    Benjamin Millepied is set to assume his new job as the head of the prestigious Paris Opera Ballet this year. The dancer-choreographer has stated that he will still be involved with his company L.A. Dance Project going forward, and this week, the group...
  • Is Amazon the bully or the hero?

    The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette. Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...
  • Ex-Focus Features Chief Launches Distribution Company

    Andrew Karpen, the former co-CEO of Focus Features, has launched an independent finance and distribution company called Bleecker Street. Financed by Manoj Bhargava, the founder of 5-hour Energy, Bleecker Street will be based in New York City and release...
  • Private autopsy shows Michael Brown shot six times, report says

    Unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, according to a private autopsy. The New York Times reported that the preliminary autopsy, performed Sunday, showed one of the bullets entered the top of Brown's...
  • Richard Bausch on 'Before, During, After'

    Richard Bausch on 'Before, During, After'
    With his elegant prose style and keen insights into human nature, Richard Bausch has long been a writer's writer. Over his long career, highlights of which include his short story collection "The Fireman's Wife" (1990) and the novel "Hello to the...
  • Kipling luggage to open store at The Florida Mall

    Kipling luggage to open store at The Florida Mall
    The handbag, luggage and accessories store Kipling is planning to open its first full-price store in the Orlando area on Friday. The store will occupy the space at The Florida Mall formerly taken by MAC cosmetics, near The Florida Hotel and Conference...
  • Politics as Usual

    Gubernatorial debate schedule The campaigns of Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democrat Tom Wolf have agreed to hold three debates before the Nov. 4 election: • Sept. 22 at the annual Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce dinner in Hershey. The...