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Columbus Day

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  • 10-year Treasury note yield at six-week high as haven demand ebbs

     
    It turns out there is another direction for Treasury bond yields besides down. The benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield rose Tuesday to its highest level in six weeks as the government tests the market this week with $66 billion in......
  • Rick Perry and Galileo -- pardners in science

     
    Rick Perry, the Texas governor/presidential wannabe, and Galileo Galilei, one of the great scientific thinkers in Western history -– BFFs?...
  • Box office: 'The Social Network' on top again as 'Life as We Know It,' 'Secretariat' come up lame [updated]

     
    Excellent word-of-mouth kept Facebook movie "The Social Network" at the top of the box-office charts with $15.5 million this weekend as three new movies failed to draw big crowds. Romantic comedy "Life as We Know It" was a close No.......
  • Two-fer: Columbus Day and Coming Out Day

     
    We propose that October 11, 2010 is henceforth known as Somewhat Controversial Holiday Day. Columbus Day, honoring Christopher Columbus’s trek and “discovery” of the Americas, is typically celebrated by approaching a post office, tugging o...
  • Barack Obama eats a sausage burger in Miami, asks reporters not to tell his wife

     
    A new Gallup poll suggests that most Americans really don't like their representatives. And once President Obama flies home from his quick trip to Miami, he may have some 'splainin to do to the first lady, who won't like the......
  • Fed reinforces expectations for more credit-easing moves

     
    The minutes of the Federal Reserve’s September meeting suggest that policymakers were leaning toward pumping more money into the financial system if the economy failed to pick up speed soon. The minutes, released on Tuesday, are likely to reinforce...
  • Carl Paladino's women problem -- there weren't any women

     
    Whoa, whoa, whoa. The press is justifiably full of stories reporting New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino's remarks about gay lifestyles -– but it's left to the New York Post to tell me that female reporters and photographers were.....
  • Students booted from school for wearing American flag T-shirts; Roger Ebert proposes solution

     
    Five students in Morgan Hill, California were kicked out of school for wearing American flag T-shirts on Wednesday....
  • Shopping: Fendi opens boutique at Beverly Center

    Shopping: Fendi opens boutique at Beverly Center
    Who says luxury is dead? Fendi, the Italian designer label famous for its lavish furs and Lilliputian baguette handbags, has opened a new boutique at the Beverly Center — the first in the U.S. to feature a designated men's accessories section....
  • Dreamhouse in the trees

    By Steven Barrie-Anthony, Times Staff Writer It usually starts as a joke. Even you think you're kidding, at first. A treehouse? Grow up. But then fantasy overwhelms your rational instincts, bit by bit. "Doesn't everyone want a treehouse?" Kit Sickels...