Archive: 10/17/2013

Live events proving worth for networks

Television executives are looking for more than hot actors these days. They're searching for the next Nik Wallenda. With ratings for Wallenda's tightrope walks across Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon in ...

dateOct 17, 2013 in Business
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Hulu names Fox exec Hopkins as CEO

Online video service Hulu named Fox executive Mike Hopkins as its new CEO Thursday, ending the speculation over the company's leadership following Jason Kilar's departure in March.

dateOct 17, 2013 in Business
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'Toxic bomb' ticks on Maldives rubbish island

Descending by plane into the Maldives offers a panoramic view of azure seas and coral-fringed islands, but as the tarmac nears, billowing smoke in the middle distance reveals an environmental calamity.

dateOct 17, 2013 in Environment
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Could Sandy happen again? Maybe, says geologist

Almost a year after Hurricane Sandy, parts of New York and New Jersey are still recovering from billions of dollars in flood damage. Tufts University geologist Andrew Kemp sees the possibility of damage from storms smaller ...

dateOct 17, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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