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  • Baby female gorilla born at Brookfield Zoo

    Baby female gorilla born at Brookfield Zoo
    An 18-year-old western lowland gorilla gave birth Monday at the Brookfield Zoo, officials said today. The infant was born in the early morning hours to Koola, according to Chicago Zoological Society, which manages Brookfield Zoo. Guests will be able...
  • REITs prove to be surprisingly reliable

    It may seem surprising that some forms of real estate have been among the most reliable of investments. Real estate investment trusts, known as REITs, invest in and own properties such as shopping centers, apartments, offices and industrial facilities....
  • Endemol North America Hires Jacob Shwirtz to Lead Social Media for Internet Video Push

    Jacob Shwirtz, formerly head of social TV at Viacom's MTV Networks, will join Endemol North America as chief social media officer for its Internet-video division, Endemol Beyond USA. The global TV production firm last fall created Endemol Beyond USA,...
  • Endemol North America Promotes Two Top Execs

    Endemol North America has promoted two top execs as new co-CEOs Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin continue to realign the senior management ranks. Ben Samek has been tapped as chief operating officer, overseeing business development and strategy and the...
  • FremantleMedia North America Makes David Luner its Main Brand Man (EXCLUSIVE)

    After helping raise the profile of shows like "American Idol" and "The X Factor," David Luner has been promoted to president, brand partnerships and franchise management at FremantleMedia North America. The longtime exec oversees all of FMNA's...
  • President Obama condemns violence, supports trade during Mexico trip

    President Obama condemns violence, supports trade during Mexico trip
    TOLUCA, Mexico -- President Obama acknowledged Wednesday the hand of Russian President Vladimir Putin in two of the day’s most violent hot spots -- Ukraine and Syria -- but said the conflicts should not be viewed as a “Cold War chessboard.&...
  • Netflix Video Usage More Than 10 Times Amazon and Hulu Combined

    Netflix remains the biggest pig in the broadband python, representing 31.6% of all downstream Internet traffic in North America during primetime hours in September -- well ahead of any other streaming service, according to a new study. The Internet...
  • PlayStation 4 Sales Strong for Sony as Console Launches Around Globe

    With the PlayStation 4 rolling out into more international territories, the videogame console continues to perform well for Sony, with the device having sold more than 2.1 million units worldwide since it first went on sale Nov. 15 in the U.S. As of Dec....
  • Coastal agency to rule on Bolsa Chica rezoning for housing project

    Coastal agency to rule on Bolsa Chica rezoning for housing project
    A state coastal agency could soon decide whether Huntington Beach can rezone a site in the Bolsa Chica mesa, an area that opponents say is home to Native American artifacts and remains, to allow for a housing development. The California Coastal...
  • DU sponsors National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

     
    Ducks Unlimited (DU) has long been known for their conservation efforts throughout North America and for helping to ensure that future sportsmen and women have the same outdoor opportunities past generations have enjoyed. To that end, DU is proud to be...
  • Review: Lionel Richie brings his hits to the Hollywood Bowl

    Wearing a black leather jacket over black leather trousers, Lionel Richie stood on the stage of the Hollywood Bowl with his arms raised high over his head, as though he were an athlete or a military commander -- someone, at any rate, with a deep feeling...
  • Two prime ministers

    Following the hacking death of a British soldier by two alleged Islamic extremists, Prime Minister David Cameron said, "There is nothing in Islam that justifies this truly dreadful act." Winston Churchill thought otherwise, but he lived in a time...