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Twitter Stands Alone
In case you missed it, the United States elected a president yesterday. I try to stay away from politics - it's only fun in Chicago, anyway - but last night, I anxiously tuned in.
AT&T settles with the FCC over unauthorized switching of data plans
Are you an AT&T customer with a grandfathered unlimited data plan? If so, you may want to check your bill to make sure that's still the plan you're paying for. In 2009, AT&T adopted new, tiered data plans for smartphone users, dropping its traditional unlimited data plans for new c
Amazon.com: Online Shopping for Electronics, Apparel, Computers, Books, DVDs & more
Online shopping from the earth's biggest selection of books, magazines, music, DVDs, videos, electronics, computers, software, apparel & accessories, shoes, jewelry, tools & hardware, housewares, furniture, sporting goods, beauty & personal care, broadband & dsl, gourmet food & just about anything else.
Giants ride shutout streak to top of NL West
Matt Cain, it's your turn. "Don't worry about it," Madison Bumgarner told him Thursday night. "There's no pressure." Pause. "All you've got to do is throw a shutout." These guys are such kidders. After all, Cain had a perfect game earlier this season. He's the ace of the staff, one of the best in the business.
Prosecutors, defense finish arguments in 'stand your ground' case
Defense lawyers for a man convicted of killing his neighbor over a loud party said their client made the wrong call because of the "stand-your-ground" laws in Texas. During closing arguments in the murder trial, which has lasted almost a month, he asked jurors to sentence Rodriguez to five years in prison, the minimum.
Trial reconvenes for man who killed neighbor in party dispute
Jurors Monday returned to court to hear witnesses defend Raul Rodriguez, who was convicted of murder in the shooting death of Kelly Danaher, a neighbor who was having a loud party. The 22-minute video shows Rodriguez confronting Danaher and his guests about a birthday party in a rural northwest Harris County neighborhood.
Richard Justice: Mets' Terry Collins made right call on Johan Santana ... twice
NEW YORK -- Terry Collins did what good managers are always supposed to do. He took an ugly defeat and placed it squarely on his own shoulders. "I'm responsible," he said. He beat himself up, but good in the wake of Mets left-hander Johan Santana getting hit early and often in a 9-1 loss to the Yankees on Friday night.
Donna Summer, more than a disco diva | Houston Music | 29-95.com
I don't remember a time without Donna Summer. The disco queen, who died Wednesday in Florida after a long battle with lung cancer, provided a body-quaking, soul-stirring soundtrack throughout my life. (TMZ says Summer believed she contracted it by inhaling toxic particles in New York City after the 9-11 attacks.)
Richard Justice: Players must take good with the bad from umpires
Umpires work hard and are evaluated critically. They appreciate how difficult it is to play the game. But players must have some understanding, too. Professionalism isn't just playing hard and respecting teammates and the fans and the media. It's respecting the men in blue, too.