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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. He died April 9 at his home in Brooklyn, N.Y., according to his wife, Pat Schiff Estess. The cause was lung...
  • 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...
  • Tory Burch has turned her line of classics into a must-have lifestyle brand

    Tory Burch has turned her line of classics into a must-have lifestyle brand
    We started to notice it a few months ago -- the Palm Beachy printed clutches at Old Navy, the two-tone cardigans with jeweled buttons at J. Crew, the beaded tunics at Banana Republic, the indispensable flat shoe with a gold insignia on the toe at Target....
  • Fact check: Would Mitt Romney have won his $10,000 bet?

    Fact check: Would Mitt Romney have won his $10,000 bet?
    Say what you will about the political wisdom of making a $10,000 wager with one of your GOP rivals at a time of economic distress. As far as the fact-checkers are concerned, Rick Perry would be writing Mitt Romney a check today if he had taken him up on...
  • Focus group sheds light on Mitt Romney's struggles

    Seated around a conference table in a nondescript suburban Virginia office building, a dozen Republican voters shed light on one of the continued mysteries of this election season: What ails Mitt Romney? Veteran pollster Peter Hart asked an assistant...
  • Philadelphia mayor's Clinton endorsement a distant memory

    Philadelphia mayor's Clinton endorsement a distant memory
    In politics, your friends today weren't necessarily your friends the day before. Just ask Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. In the 2008 Democratic presidential primaries, Nutter backed Hillary Clinton over Barack Obama. So did much of the Philadelphia...
  • Judith Hoffberg dies at 74; art librarian and curator

    Judith Hoffberg, an art librarian and curator who was a major influence in the emergence of books as an artist's medium yet winked at the genre by establishing a global festival of edible books, has died. She was 74. Hoffberg, who was diagnosed with...
  • PASSINGS: Ned Wertimer

    PASSINGS: Ned Wertimer
    Ned Wertimer, 89, an actor who played Ralph the doorman on all 11 seasons of the CBS sitcom "The Jeffersons," died Jan. 2 at a Valley Village nursing home of complications from a fall at his Burbank home in November, said his manager, Brad Lemack....
  • Dr. Max Harry Weil dies at 84: pioneer in critical care

    Dr. Max Harry Weil dies at 84: pioneer in critical care
    Dr. Max Harry Weil, an influential pioneer of critical-care medicine and the founding president of the Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine in Rancho Mirage, has died. He was 84. Weil died of prostate cancer July 29 at his home in Rancho Mirage, said...