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The Federal Communications Commission killed a proposal to allow in-flight voice calls via mobile phones, ending its examination of an idea that evoked fears of air rage from passengers trapped beside jabbering seat mates.

Small businesses

The lucky among California’s small businesses have cobbled together loans and grants to get through the pandemic so far. But that money has dried up, and “you can only take on so much debt.”

Acquiring Slack, which has a market valuation near $17 billion, would be Salesforce’s biggest deal ever and produce an enterprise software powerhouse.

It’s rare to have so many family games released at once. “Bugsnax,” “Sackboy,” even a repackaged “Super Mario Bros.” leave the storytelling to the player, providing a space for us to ask, “I wonder if I can do this?”

Amazon workers in Alabama move closer to a vote on whether to unionize and be represented by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.

A Beverly Hills woman used Instacart to buy frozen pizza from Ralphs. What arrived had expired in 2017 and smelled “like when you go to the bathroom,” she said.

Missouri’s two largest metropolitan areas are cracking down on restaurants that violate rules designed to stem the spread of the coronavirus

Despite emphatic warnings from officials to stay home for Thanksgiving, millions of Americans are crowding the nation’s airports ahead of the holiday.

Chefs and restaurateurs react to another shutdown of in-person dining amid L.A. County’s coronavirus surge. “We’re holding on for dear life,” one chef said. “There’s no aid in sight, nothing at all.”

In major cities such as Los Angeles, rent is falling during the COVID-19 pandemic. But in suburban markets such as the Inland Empire, rent is rising fast.

Drugmaker AstraZeneca said late-stage trials showed its COVID-19 vaccine is up to 90% effective, buoying the prospects of a relatively cheap, easy-to-store product.

Emmy-winning actor Billy Miller is asking $2.3 million for his 1920s Spanish-style home with original details and a plethora of outdoor spaces.

One of Los Angeles’s oldest movie studios plans a 15-story office tower and the first new soundstages in Hollywood in more than two decades.

‘X-Men’ actor Shawn Ashmore just sold his Studio City home for $2.125 million, finding a buyer in a week and getting $26,000 more than he asked.

Doc Rivers, who recently joined the 76ers after being fired as head coach of the Clippers, just sold his Malibu beach house for $12.25 million.

Actor-director Seth Rogen just sold his lush, secluded West Hollywood home for $2.16 million, or $35,000 more than he was asking.

Company Town

Faizon Love accuses Universal Pictures of failing to make up for excluding him and another Black actor from marketing posters for “Couples Retreat.”

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