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  • Jack Brooks dies at 89; longtime Democratic Texas congressman

    Jack Brooks dies at 89; longtime Democratic Texas congressman
    Jack Brooks hounded government bureaucrats, drafted articles of impeachment against President Nixon and was a strong supporter of civil rights in a congressional career that spanned four decades. But the Texas politician was perhaps best known for his...
  • Atty. Gen. Holder accuses critics of politicizing 'Fast and Furious' case

    Atty. Gen. Holder accuses critics of politicizing 'Fast and Furious' case
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., under fire for his Justice Department's Operation Fast and Furious, accused his Republican congressional critics of politicizing the failed gun-tracking program and warned that many of the more than 2,000 lost firearms...
  • Anger over S.F. mass-killing suspect's deportation snafu

     
    As authorities continue to investigate the background of the suspect in the slaying of five San Francisco residents, lawmakers are calling for legislation that would allow for the lengthier detention of criminal immigrants who cannot be repatriated....
  • Universal Pictures gives producer De Passe historic moment

     
    In June 2010, when its merger was under heavy attack from lawmakers, regulators, members of the creative community and minority activist groups, independent producer and former Motown Productions President Suzanne de Passe testified at a congressional...
  • Technology: A bipartisan attempt to regulate the Internet?

     
    Leaders of the House Judiciary Committee introduced a beefed-up version Wednesday of the Senate Judiciary Committee's proposed Protect IP Act, offering Hollywood new tools to go after foreign piracy hotbeds -- as well as opening online storage, content-...
  • The Morning Fix: RIP Dan Burke; a DJ is missing

     
    Thursday's headlines include obituaries for legendary broadcaster Dan Burke, a fight between Warner Bros. and Blockbuster, and another sad day for the radio industry....
  • The Morning Fix: Gervais back. Rosenblum wins! Google's new song

     
    The Morning Fix is a roundup of media headlines....
  • Anti-piracy duel gets pointed in Washington

     
    The fight between Hollywood and Silicon Valley over proposed anti-piracy legislation is heating up on Capitol Hill. At a congressional hearing Wednesday, Michael O'Leary, senior executive vice president for the Motion Picture Assn. of America, Hollywood's...
  • New anti-piracy bill gets a thumb down from Hollywood

     
    U.S. lawmakers introduced new anti-piracy legislation Thursday that would give the U.S. International Trade Commission authority to crack down on foreign websites offering bootleg movies and other counterfeit goods....
  • MPAA's Dodd says Hollywood is pro-Internet but anti-piracy

     
    Christopher Dodd: MPAA head Christopher Dodd said that Hollywood is pro-Internet, but opposes online piracy....
  • GoDaddy backs away from piracy bill after pressure from websites

     
    Internet registration service GoDaddy.com has taken itself out of the firing line on one of the Internet community's biggest controversies. GoDaddy had been a vocal supporter of the Stop Online Piracy Act, the bill that would allow media companies to........