Monthly Archives: October 2013

Trailer for new Atlanta-shot “Hunger Games” nears 9 million views


A trailer released this week for “Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” which shot scenes in and around Atlanta, has gotten almost 9 million views. It’s hard ... Read More »

Tumblr’s extremely popular — but where’s the money?


It’s been four months since Tumblr was acquired by Yahoo, and the new addition still looks to be a long way off from making any ... Read More »

Veteran Atlanta Falcon donates computers, tablets

Jonathan Babineaux

Veteran Atlanta Falcon Jonathan Babineaux gave the gift of technology to teenagers in a Decatur group home Tuesday. Babineaux donated a computer lab to kids ... Read More »

SEC sues investor over alleged Carter’s insider-trading scheme

Dennis Rosenberg, a former market analyst who covered Atlanta-based Carter’s Inc., will forfeit $608,000 after the Securities and Exchange Commission accused him of insider trading of the children’s clothing company’s stock.

The Securities Exchange Commission filed a civil complaint Tuesday against a retired hedge-fund investment consultant and market analyst who allegedly participated in an insider trading ... Read More »

McDonald’s to launch new Happy Meal books promotion

McDonald's to launch new book campaign

ATLANTA, GA (CBS ATLANTA) - McDonald’s will be launching a new Happy Meal books promotion. The promotion falls just in time for National Family Literacy ... Read More »

Hooters restaurant accused of racial discrimination

Farryn Johnson

BALTIMORE (WGCL/WWJZ) - A former employee claims Hooters fired her because she had highlights in her hair. The woman, who is African-American, said her white ... Read More »

Obama’s Top Economic Adviser Tells Democrats They’ll Have to Swallow Entitlement Cuts

Sperling     Photograph by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

(Updates with White House response, in paragraph 12) This morning, Gene Sperling, director of the White House’s National Economic Council, appeared before a Democratic business ... Read More »

Health Policies Canceled in Latest Hurdle for Obamacare


The Obamacare rollout is leading to the cancellation of hundreds of thousands of health insurance plans nationwide, contradicting President Barack Obama’s repeated pledge that people ... Read More »

Health care law’s commercial allies in Texas frustrated by balky rollout

Health care law's commercial allies frustrated...

By JIM LANDERS Washington Bureau Published: 24 October 2013 10:24 PM Updated: 24 October 2013 11:00 PM Related Full test of health care exchange came shortly ... Read More »

Some health insurance gets pricier as Obamacare rolls out

Some health insurance gets pricier as Obamacare rolls out

Thousands of Californians are discovering what Obamacarewill cost them — and many don’t like what they see. These middle-class consumers are staring at hefty increases on ... Read More »