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  • Senate supports review of California gambling industry, related taxes

    Senate supports review of California gambling industry, related taxes
    SACRAMENTO -- California officials would review the growing gambling industry in the state, looking at whether regulations promote job creation and examine the possibility of imposing new taxes on the activity, under a bill approved Monday by the state...
  • Obama's speech to focus on income inequality and social mobility

    Obama's speech to focus on income inequality and social mobility
    In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama will try to recharge his presidency by discussing the expansive divide between rich and poor in America. It's a crucial issue, and one with no easy solutions. Obama is expected to...
  • Pete Seeger, folk singer and activist, dies in New York

    Pete Seeger, folk singer and activist, dies in New York
    Pete Seeger, the banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to their folk music heritage, died on Monday at the age of 94. Seeger's grandson,...
  • Grammys? The real show is after the show

    Grammys? The real show is after the show
    With the Grammys over and the awards season now heading toward a climax with the Academy Awards on March 2, one thing has become obvious: Not all Hollywood parties are created equal. Both before and after each big awards ceremony, there are multiple...
  • Dudamel makes United Arab Emirates debut with Bolivar orchestra

    Dudamel makes United Arab Emirates debut with Bolivar orchestra
    Gustavo Dudamel got to conquer another country this week, making his debut in the United Arab Emirates in what was billed as a prelude to the annual Abu Dhabi Festival. Dudamel led the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela Monday at the Emirates...
  • Remains of 55 found at notorious former Florida reform school

    Remains of 55 found at notorious former Florida reform school
    For decades, relatives of some boys dispatched to the notorious Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys have struggled to find out what became of them after they went missing amid reports of beatings, torture and sexual assaults at the reform school in Marianna,...
  • Gustavo Dudamel conducting at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

    Gustavo Dudamel conducting at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris
    The historic Cathédrale Notre Dame in Paris will serve as a concert venue on Wednesday for Gustavo Dudamel, who will conduct a performance of Berlioz's "Requiem" with members of the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra and l'Orchestre Philharmonique de...
  • Facebook expected to celebrate 10th anniversary with record quarter

    Facebook expected to celebrate 10th anniversary with record quarter
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Chances are Facebook is going to blow out the candles on its 10th anniversary with another blowout quarter. Fueled by revenue from the ads that Facebook users see on mobile devices and video ads that automatically play in their News...
  • Super Bowl XLVIII: New Jersey Symphony to accompany Renee Fleming

    Super Bowl XLVIII: New Jersey Symphony to accompany Renee Fleming
    When soprano Renée Fleming takes to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Sunday to perform the national anthem at the Super Bowl, she will sing to music performed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. But the accompaniment will be a recording, not a live...
  • Bach's B-Minor Mass, Handel's 'Theodora' and magnificent coincidence

    Bach's B-Minor Mass, Handel's 'Theodora' and magnificent coincidence
    Bach and Handel did not lead intersecting lives. Bach never left central Germany, while Handel became a cosmopolitan Londoner. Bach was a man of the church and had 20 children. Handel caught the theater bug and was not a family man (recent musicology...
  • Tavi Gevinson rockets from Rookie to teen pop-culture heights

     Tavi Gevinson rockets from Rookie to teen pop-culture heights
    In her Beatlemania schoolgirl outfit — gray miniskirt, knee-highs and electric-blue suede shoes — Tavi Gevinson looks like any other fashion-obsessed teen as she wanders the crowded aisles of Los Angeles' American Rag Cie. "I can't afford,...