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Random Acts of Reference: Who Are the Candidates Going to Quote Next?
Between misquoting former presidents, citing Seinfeld characters and referencing random writers, presidential candidates sometimes speckle their speeches with head-scratching phrases and out-of-left-field references. Mitt Romney, for example, dropped a reference to baseball legend Yogi Berra in a
Beverly Hilton Hotel, Known as 'The Place to See and Be Seen'
Music icon Whitney Houston died in her room on the fourth floor of the Beverly Hilton hotel today, just hours before she was set to attend the annual Clive Davis pre-Grammy party on Saturday night at the iconic hotel. News of Houston’s death reportedly set...
Director Sidney Lumet Dies at 86
Director behind "Network," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men" Died in New York.
The Black Box of the Congressional Budget Process
So, how do you do your household budgeting? Millions of us use QuickBooks or some variation thereof. For those who are technologically challenged (I was for years), yellow pads, composition books, copy paper, accounting journals, even index cards, are the medium of choice. However different their
Keith Olbermann Leaves MSNBC, 'Countdown'
Keith Olbermann has left the MSNBC cable network after hosting its most popular nightly show, "Countdown," for almost eight years. "MSNBC and Keith Olbermann have ended our contract," NBC Universal said in a statement Friday. "The last broadcast of 'Countdown' will be this evening. MSNBC thanks
Keith Olbermann Leaves 'Countdown' on MSNBC
Keith Olbermann has left the MSNBC cable network after hosting the its most popular nightly show, "Countdown," for almost eight years. "MSNBC and Keith Olbermann have ended our contract," NBC Universal said in a statement Friday. "The last broadcast of 'Countdown' will be this evening. MSNBC thanks
Flight Attendant Now Duty-Free
Inside story of a JetBlue employee's spectacular exit after cabin confrontation.
Hotels play up golf angle for meetings
The golf course may trail only the boardroom and the corner office as a place where business gets done. Recognizing that, hotel marketing executives are pushing as perhaps never before the convenience of nearby golf courses to impress the planners who book meetings and conventions. Crowne Plaza
"Slumdog" Steals the Show with Eight Oscars
After winning the hearts of moviegoers around world, "Slumdog Millionaire," a buoyantly hopeful romance set amid the poverty of Mumbai, India, won the Academy Award for best picture, capping a night of wins including the best director Oscar for Danny Boyle. With eight Oscars, "Slumdog" took home
Oscars Shower 'Slumdog' With Awards
At a time when the rest of the country is cutting back, this year's Academy Awards were all about excess. The revamped extravaganza was a result of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' effort to boost ratings for the Oscar broadcast, which hit an all-time low last year. That included