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  • Gene Estess dies at 78; left Wall Street to help New York's homeless

    Gene Estess dies at 78; left Wall Street to help New York's homeless
    Gene Estess, a broker who gave up the pay and perks of Wall Street for a second career helping New York City's homeless, has died. He was 78.
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable execs grilled by lawmakers

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable execs grilled by lawmakers
    Senior executives from Comcast and Time Warner Cable were grilled for more than three hours Wednesday about their proposed merger by a mostly skeptical Senate Judiciary Committee concerned that the more than $40-billion deal would be bad for consumers and...

    Study: Tobacco use declines on prime-time TV dramas

    Study: Tobacco use declines on prime-time TV dramas
    Prime-time television dramas are less smoke friendly than they were in the 1950s. According to a study published online in the journal Tobacco Control on Thursday, there has been a dramatic decline in visibility of tobacco products on prime-time U.S....

    College jackpot: Long Island teen accepted by all 8 Ivy League schools

    College jackpot: Long Island teen accepted by all 8 Ivy League schools
    For high school seniors, this is the season when hope meets reality when it comes to college admission - except for a Long Island teenager who has won the equivalent of the academic jackpot. Kwasi Enin, 17, of Shirley, N.Y., has been accepted by all...

    Nick Francona goes from hell of war to Angels' front office

    Nick Francona goes from hell of war to Angels' front office
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The summer in Helmand province, an arid region of southern Afghanistan known to be a Taliban stronghold, was the worst. Hunkering down for eight months in a mud-hut compound with no running water was challenging enough for 1st Lt....