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Selena's dad: Mixed feelings about fans marking star's death

Selena's dad: Mixed feelings about fans marking star's death

Twenty years after Selena's murder, the Latin world will remember "The Queen of Tejano" with concerts, lookalike contests, dances and a massive festival. But her father has mixed feelings about the celebrations.

Senh: I like what the father said: they remember Selena everyday; they don't need to set aside a day to celebrate her life.


iTunes celebrates a decade, faces new challenges

iTunes - AP

When Apple launched its iTunes music store a decade ago amid the ashes of Napster, the music industry - reeling from the effects of online piracy - was anxious to see how the new music service would shake out....


Brick-Sized Cellphone Celebrates 40th

Justin Bieber’s phone may never ring and texting and messaging may have started to take the place of voice calls, but back on April 4, 1973 a man named Marty Cooper wasn’t taking the voice call feature on the Motorola DynaTAC 8000x for granted. On that day, 40 years ago, Cooper, who was a Motorola engineer, placed the first public call from a cellphone.


ArtsBeat: Austen Fans to Celebrate 200 Years of 'Pride and Prejudice'

Jane Austen lovers around the world have begun breaking out their bonnets for a yearlong celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of “Pride and Prejudice,” which loosed its famous first line on the world on Jan. 28, 1813.


Year after wreck, salvage of Costa Concordia falls behind schedule

A year after the Costa Concordia cruise ship sank in Italy, drowning 32 passengers and crew, the ship’s owner acknowledged Saturday that efforts to salvage the wreck were behind schedule, even as survivors of the disaster expressed anger at being told to keep away from anniversary ceremonies.


OMG, the text message turns 20

It's been hailed for its succinctness and blamed for everything from sore thumbs to the decline of conversation. Love it or hate it, the text message is 20 years old.


No mid-life crisis for 007 as Bond films turn 50

He's come a long way in the 50 years since the release - on Oct. 5, 1962 - of a modestly budgeted spy movie called "Dr. No." It introduced a dapper but deadly secret agent who wore Savile Row suits, drove an Aston Martin, liked his martinis shaken, not stirred, and announced himself as "Bond, James Bond."


Controversial 9/11 film soars to #1 on PBS, breaks local records

A daring new documentary that uses scientific analysis to challenge the official 9/11 story became the most popular film on PBS during the week of the 9/11 anniversary, which followed its record-breaking broadcast on Colorado Public Television (CPT12).


Occupy Wall Street movement: Spent after first year?

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy encampments have closed, but some argue the movement has made a lasting mark... But as the last of its urban encampments close and interest wanes in a movement without an organizational hierarchy or an action agenda, it's unclear whether Occupy's first birthday will be its last.


Occupy Wall Street plans to surround NYSE to mark anniversary

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street marks its first anniversary on Monday, and, in a bid to rejuvenate a movement that has failed to sustain momentum after sparking a national conversation about economic inequality last fall, activists plan once again to descend on New York's financial district.

Senh: I thought this movement was dead. It certainly didn't make as much of an impact as the Tea Party.


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