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How 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' came back from the dead

[Opinion] How do you revive a flatlining show? With some good, hard jolts. But did "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" give "Agents" the cure it really needs?

By May 9, 2014

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The other side of the iPhone line: Homeless people left unpaid

Outside the Pasadena Apple store, some homeless people claim a businessman failed to pay them for standing in line on his behalf.

By September 20, 2013

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Santas and Burning Man and bridge climbing, oh my

The new book "Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society" illustrates the way much of digital-era culture jamming emerged from a few 1980s- and '90s-era out-of-the-box thinkers

By June 19, 2013

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Local hero? Man tweets DUI checkpoint locations

Mr. Checkpoint is a man who alerts thousands of people where police are setting up DUI checkpoints in San Diego and the L.A. county areas. Not everyone approves of his motivations.

By May 26, 2013

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Police accused of erasing cell phone footage of fatal beating

A woman says that she warned police she was filming a fatal encounter between six of them and another man. She says police took her phone before she could post the video to the Web. There are now suggestions the footage was deleted.

By May 15, 2013

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Is Samsung scared of being too cool?

Samsung's launch event shows a peculiar drift away from anything that could be labeled cool. And toward something that bordered on not cool at all. Why might that be?

By March 14, 2013

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The 404 1,160: Where we turn over a new leaf (podcast)

Mitches disappointed with the election results can at least be thankful for other political victories, and our semi-political correspondent Zach joins us with all the news of the day: Washington and Colorado legalizing recreational marijuana use, New York becoming the first state to elect an asian american to Congress, and L.A. county passing Measure B -- a law requiring adult film stars to wear condoms. Surely there's SOMETHING in there to be happy about!

By November 7, 2012

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Fox sues upstart TV streaming service BarryDriller.com

The network claims the Aereo copycat is violating its copyrights by retransmitting the programming on one of its affiliates.

By August 12, 2012

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AntiSec hackers target Vanguard Defense exec

The hacktivist group says it has released 1GB of private business documents and e-mails from the defense contractor.

By August 19, 2011

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Verizon pursues dead woman's bill for three months

Verizon insists on billing a woman for three months after she died, even though the service the company provided reportedly didn't work. The saddest part is the small amounts of money involved.

By June 1, 2011