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Online Options for Oscar-Nominated Flicks Expand

Online Options for Oscar-Nominated Flicks Expand

By Anick Jesdanun |
Of the 62 full-length movies and shorts nominated for any category, 45 are available in some form online. That includes animated and live action shorts released Tuesday by the cable channel Shorts HD.

When Test-Driving a New Car, Take the Technology for a Spin

When Test-Driving a New Car, Take the Technology for a Spin

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Feb 26
Car shopping isn't just about kicking the tires anymore. It's also about testing the technology.

Judge Blocks California Law on Posting Actors' Ages

Judge Blocks California Law on Posting Actors' Ages

By Sudhin Thanawala | Feb 26
A California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting actors' ages raises First Amendment concerns and does not appear likely to combat age discrimination in the entertainment industry in any meaningful way, a federal judge said Wednesd

Lawmakers Renew Push for Drilling in Alaska Wildlife Refuge

Lawmakers Renew Push for Drilling in Alaska Wildlife Refuge

By Dan Joling | Feb 25
Former U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski in 2001 gave a speech urging colleagues to approve oil drilling in America's largest wildlife refuge. The Alaska Republican held up a blank sheet of paper to illustrate his point.

Banned Chemical Weapon VX is Potent Killer that Lingers

Banned Chemical Weapon VX is Potent Killer that Lingers

By Margie Mason | Feb 25
When Malaysian authorities announced Friday that nerve agent VX was to blame for the Feb. 13 death of the North Korean leader's exiled half brother inside a busy Kuala Lumpur airport, it raised nearly as many questions as answers.

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

By Vladimir Isachenkov | Feb 24
Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia's defense minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military - information warfare troops.