Who's Up, Who's Down: November 2010

Ted Kelly

Although the CEO had to postpone Liberty Mutual’s IPO, this month he’s slated to break ground on a $300 million office tower.
Conan O’Brien
Brookline’s favorite son returns with a TBS show on November 8. Jay who?

Linda B. Buck

The Nobel laureate and former Harvard scientist retracts two papers after her findings couldn’t be replicated.
Mahmood Karzai
The brother of the president of Afghanistan, known in Cambridge as owner of the Helmand restaurant, is being investigated for corruption in Afghanistan (he’s denied wrongdoing).