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  • Mitt Romney favored in Nevada caucuses: Three big reasons why

    Mitt Romney has three big things going for him in Saturday’s presidential nominating caucuses in Nevada: Momentum from Florida, a splintered tea party, and many fellow Mormons backing him.

  • Oscars: 10 family films the Academy loved

    'Hugo' and 'War Horse' aren't the only family films to get recognized with Oscar nominations

  • Chapter & Verse 'A Wrinkle in Time' 50 years later

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publishing of Madeleine L'Engle classic "A Wrinkle in Time."

  • Electric vehicles entrepreneur from China stumbles in US

    Electric vehicles partsmaker has string of California projects delayed or canceled for lack of cash. But research center for electric vehicles and other green power is funded and operating.

  • Upfront Blog Why play's the thing

    While discipline and practice are crucial in life, we need play time to let creativity bloom, to imagine the impossible, to ask the 'what if' questions.

  • Obama at Disney World: foreign tourists could create 1 million jobs

    President Obama paid a visit to Mickey Mouse at his Florida home Thursday to mark the signing of an executive order aimed at facilitating the processing of foreign tourist visas to lure travelers.

  • Five major SOPA supporters

    The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and its Senate counterpart, the Protect IP Act or PIPA, would allow the US government to seek a court order and even shut down websites that contain content or links “committing or facilitating online piracy.”  Moreover, advertisers and Internet service providers would be banned from doing business with violators.However, payment and advertising networks, search engines or service providers that take voluntary action to redress detected violations – by terminating businesses with transgressor sites or comply with the law – will be granted immunity from liability charges.On Sept. 22, 2011, more than 350 trade associations, professional and labor organizations, and businesses signed a letter urging Congress to enact legislation to stop “rogue sites” from copyright infringement.Here are five key SOPA and PIPA supporters:

  • Fantasy goes dark

    As new franchises replace 'Harry Potter' and 'Twilight' a grimmer, more apocalyptic tone haunts the story line.

  • Africa Monitor Oh snap! Bungee jumper plunges into Zambezi River at Victoria Falls

    The Australian survived, but tourists who assume that extreme venues in Africa are safe may be fooling themselves.

  • Mission Impossible leads box office at end of weak year

    The year's final weekend saw top movies add to ticket sales from the Christmas holiday one week earlier but no change in the top three chart positions. The "Sherlock Holmes" and "Alvin and the Chipmunks" franchise films took the No. 2 and 3 positions behind Tom Cruise's 'Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.'