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  • Casey Kasem dies at 82; radio personality hosted Top 40 countdown show

    Casey Kasem dies at 82; radio personality hosted Top 40 countdown show
    For decades, he was among the nation's best-known — and ubiquitous — radio personalities, hosting the weekend Top 40 programs that carried him "from coast to coast" and into the homes of millions of listeners eager to find out which pop song...
  • Casey Kasem dead at 82

    Casey Kasem, the U.S. radio personality who counted down pop music hits on his popular weekly radio show and also lent his distinctive voice to hippie sleuth Shaggy in the "Scooby Doo" cartoons, died on Sunday. He was 82. "Early this Father's Day...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
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  • Jackson Jr. gets time off projected prison term, pays $550,000

    Jackson Jr. gets time off projected prison term, pays $550,000
    WASHINGTON -- Imprisoned former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s projected release date is now Sept. 20, 2015, more than three months earlier than listed previously, federal officials confirmed Monday. In another development, Jackson has paid the $550,000...
  • Google releases workforce demographics, vows more diversity

    Google releases workforce demographics, vows more diversity
    Google Inc revealed the gender and racial makeup of its 50,000-strong workforce on Wednesday, disclosing a significantly below-average proportion of minorities and women employees that it said was "miles from where we want to be." Google's disclosure...
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  • Graffiti, Benghazi, and freedom of speech: Letters

    Graffiti on SunRail route My wife and I took our two grandsons, ages 9 and 7, for a ride on SunRail on opening day. Despite the crowds and the delays, it was a great adventure and a chance for them to be part of history in the making. Perhaps, 60...
  • Sterling's race case is a tawdry novel, or a movie of our age

     Sterling's race case is a tawdry novel, or a movie of our age
    An unwritten American novel is playing out in Los Angeles. It's about rich, whiny racist Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. And it's about his cooing kitty cat of a girlfriend, who infuriated him by bringing black people to his games....
  • Chicago rallies for kidnapped Nigerians: 'Bring back our girls'

    Chicago rallies for kidnapped Nigerians: 'Bring back our girls'
    Hundreds of Chicago-area activists and parents, some with personal ties to Nigeria, rallied Saturday in the Loop to offer support and a voice for more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped last month in the African country. Shouting "Bring back our girls!" and...
  • John Kass: Sterling's race case a movie of our age

    An unwritten American novel is playing out in Los Angeles. It's about rich, whiny racist Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. And it's about his cooing kitty-cat of a girlfriend, who infuriated him by bringing black people to his games....