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Martin Luther King's signature on letter. (AP Photo)

Ex-gay gospel singer doesn’t play MLK concert

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gospel singer who says God delivered him from being gay did not perform at a concert the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The Washington Post reports singer Donnie McClurkin was scheduled […]

08/12/2013

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Amazon launches site for purchase of fine art

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com is getting into the fine art arena. Customers can buy original and limited edition works of art from more than 150 prominent galleries and dealers via Amazon Art. The announcement […]

08/07/2013

This photo shows pedestrians walking past the main entrance to the Washington Post in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Can Amazon CEO ship online savvy to Wash. Post?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos is revered as one of the brightest minds in corporate America, but even he is still puzzling over how to reverse the financial slide threatening The Washington […]

08/06/2013

Katharine Weymouth, publisher and CEO of The Washington Post, left, and Donald Graham, CEO and chairman of The Washington Post Co., address employees about the sale of The Washington Post to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/The Washington Post, Marvin Joseph)

A family dynasty gives up The Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — The newspaper forever known for Deep Throat and the unraveling of a presidency had a quieter distinction, too: a family’s ownership through thick and thin, seemingly as immutable as the Washington Monument. […]

08/05/2013

This photo shows pedestrians walking past the main entrance to the Washington Post in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Weymouth staff memo on Washington Post sale

Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post. Here’s a memo sent Monday to staff from Katharine Weymouth, publisher and CEO of The Washington Post. “This is a day that my family and […]

08/05/2013

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com founder who helped bring books into the digital age, is going after another pillar of “old media”: the newspaper. Bezos is buying The Washington Post and other newspapers […]

08/05/2013

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Court sides with Yahoo in data collection case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yahoo has won a court fight that could help the public learn more about the government’s efforts to obtain data from Internet users. The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, which reviews […]

07/15/2013

Aerial view of the US National Security Agency Utah Data Center, Bluffdale, Utah. (AP Photo)

Spy program gathered Americans’ Internet records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration gathered U.S. citizens’ Internet data until 2011, continuing a spying program started under President George W. Bush that revealed whom Americans exchanged emails with and the Internet Protocol address […]

06/27/2013

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Privacy – the online generation wants it

CHICAGO (AP) — Amid the debate over government surveillance, there’s been an assumption: Young people don’t care about privacy. Turns out, the generation that puts much of the “social” in social networking is much more […]

06/13/2013

James Clapper Jr., US Director of National Intelligence (AP Photo)

What’s the problem with PRISM?

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the federal government went looking for phone numbers tied to terrorists, it grabbed the records of just about everyone in America. Why every phone number? “Well, you have to start someplace,” […]

06/10/2013

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