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Freebies Are the Key Hook in New ‘Streaming Wars’

If you make it free, will they come? Apple, Disney and AT&T's WarnerMedia want to jump-start their challenges to Netflix by offering freebies and deep discounts on emerging streaming plans. "Next year is a race to aggregate consumers. The first war i...
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‘Game of Thrones’ Reigns With Record 32 Emmy Nominations

LOS ANGELES — HBO's "Game of Thrones" slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the increasingly crowded...
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For Many ‘Thrones’ Fans, Season 8 Is Just the First Ending

LOS ANGELES — Devoted "Game of Thrones" fans who've watched and re-watched all 73 episodes of the HBO series, and read and reread all 4,000 pages of the books by George R.R. Martin, will at long last get the ending they've craved with the series' eighth and fi...
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Too Good to Be True? CO2 Could Be Fuel of the Future.

As climate deniers and their allies in industry and government thwart conservationists’ efforts, some scientists are working to develop a backup plan. That plan uses technology to “geoengineer” the Earth's a...
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Nevada’s Famous Pimp Expected to Win Election Despite Death

LAS VEGAS — Nevada's most famous pimp tried to bring the state's legal brothel industry into the mainstream by mingling with celebrities, showcasing his business on HBO and staging outlandish publicity stunts. Dennis Hof's fame made him an attention-grabbin...