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Tom Waits: ‘We Are Monkeys With Money and Guns’

It might be hard to believe, but Tom Waits — the iconic American troubadour with the gravelly voice — will be 70 years old on Saturday. For fans of Waits, what better way to celebrate the milestone than by reading this 2008 interview published by NPR while ...

Is Bankruptcy Near for Reeling PG&E?

SAN FRANCISCO — California's largest power company is getting battered in midday trading Monday on reports that it's considering bankruptcy protection in the face of potentially crippling liability damages from a spate of wildfires. No cause has been determ...