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6:21am

Sat August 10, 2013
Commentary

The Doctor, An Utterly Millennial Hero

Originally published on Sun August 11, 2013 5:43 am

BBC

The selection last week of actor Peter Capaldi to play the latest Doctor on Doctor Who has made headlines all over the world — and you'd be forgiven for wondering why. It's only a TV show, after all, and it's a sometimes cheesy, often over-the-top sci-fi feature, not 60 Minutes or The West Wing.

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3:43am

Sat August 10, 2013
Television

Murder, Secrets And Lies By The Seaside In 'Broadchurch'

Originally published on Sun August 11, 2013 5:43 am

David Tennant plays Detective Inspector Alec Hardy alongside Olivia Colman as Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller, investigating the murder of a young boy in the BBC crime drama Broadchurch.
BBC

During the opening scene of Broadchurch, a new drama on BBC America, the camera lingers on a sign that reads "Love Thy Neighbour." But it must be pretty hard to 'love thy neighbor' when you know there's a murderer in your midst.

Broadchurch is also the fictional name of the idyllic looking English seaside town where the show is set. From afar, it looks like the perfect vacation spot — but up close the picture is quite different.

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3:13pm

Wed August 7, 2013
Business

The History — And Future — Of Cable's Bundling

Originally published on Thu August 8, 2013 4:13 pm

Though you'd never see it listed on your monthly cable bill, nearly every channel you get has a secret price.
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7:48am

Wed August 7, 2013
The Two-Way

Shark Week Roundup: New SharkCat Video; 'Fake Documentary'

Originally published on Wed August 7, 2013 9:09 am

SharkCat in action.
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10:55pm

Tue August 6, 2013
The Two-Way

Obama To Leno: 'There Is No Spying On Americans'

Originally published on Wed August 7, 2013 9:01 am

President Obama jokes with Jay Leno during a commercial break at the taping of his appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

President Obama defended the U.S. government's surveillance programs, telling NBC's Jay Leno on Tuesday that: "There is no spying on Americans."

"We don't have a domestic spying program," Obama said on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. "What we do have is some mechanisms that can track a phone number or an email address that is connected to a terrorist attack. ... That information is useful."

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