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LA Weekly’s staff was gutted Wednesday as Voice Media Group completed its sale of the alternative newsweekly to a newly created company, Semanal Media.
Nine of the 13 members of the editorial staff lost their jobs, including all the top editors and all but one of the staff writers.
“To have such…
U.S. stocks inched ahead Tuesday after the makers of Kellogg’s cereal and Oreo cookies joined the parade of companies reporting stronger profits than expected.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 2.43 points, or 0.1%, to 2,575.26, the latest tick higher in this year’s remarkably smooth ride. The…
A giant bell on a billboard in St. Louis will ring every time a child completes chemotherapy at a local hospital, per the AP . The 12-foot-tall metal bell went up Wednesday on a billboard over Interstate 44 that reads “Childhood wins another round against cancer.” Hospital staff will use a…
“I want my kids to know there is no shame in getting help when you need it, and to be a source of strength for anyone out there who needs help but is afraid to take the first step,” Ben Affleck says in a Facebook post disclosing a recent stint…
In the 13 years since Jeopardy ditched its five-game limit, 38 contestants have made it to six games or more—and one of them did so while fighting terminal cancer. Cindy Stowell, who died of colon cancer before her episodes aired , finished as a six-day champion in the episode that…
The S&P 500 marked its seventh record close since Nov. 8. The consumer staples sector gave the S&P 500 the biggest boost on Friday, closing up 0.79 percent, led by gains in Procter & Gamble and Coca-Cola. While many stocks have risen quite briskly, investors are looking for some forgotten names in the rally," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn Capital in Bernardsville, New Jersey.
LeeAdianez Rodriguez, known as Lee to those close to her, was running late and just made it Sunday to the start of the 5K race she had signed up for in Rochester, NY, the Democrat and Chronicle reports. But at some point during her run, the 12-year-old started wondering why…
5:21 PM PT — Adrianne just got a shout out from President Obama … who wrote: “Thank you, Adrianne, for being Boston Strong. Terror and bombs can’t beat us. We carry on. We finish the race!” SHE DID IT!!! Adrianne Haslet has just…
Valeant Pharmaceuticals said its review of how it accounted for revenue through mail-order pharmacy Philidor didn’t find additional problems requiring restatement.
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FedEx Finishes Santa's Rounds, $ 1 Billion `Force': Saturday Wrap
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is on track to reach $ 1 billion in box-office receipts tomorrow, which would make it the fastest movie ever to get to that mark. Three Chinese ships were said to have gone into Japan's waters, in the latest turn-of-the …
FedEx Employees Play Catch-up to Deliver Late Holiday Packages
FedEx blames storms and volume for delayed packages
FedEx misses Christmas Eve deliveries