Monthly Archives: October 2013

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

Hunger-Games-Catching-Fire

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?

Tumbler-Yahoo-In-Bloomberg

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

President-Obama-Speaks-On-Healthcare-Launch

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 jlanders@dallasnews.com 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 »