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  • Greek election result reflects growing European backlash against austerity policies

    The election result in Greece reflects a growing European backlash against austerity policies. Across the continent, support is growing for parties and groups outside the mainstream like Syriza, which triumphed in Greece on Sunday after pledging to...
  • Facebook tackles hoaxes, offers chance to declare what's true or false

     Facebook tackles hoaxes, offers chance to declare what's true or false
    The best thing about the age we live in — aside from the proliferation of sandwiches that replace bread with two pieces of fried meat — is the way we can easily weave information into a style that fits us just right. When news streams were...
  • Hey, GOP: Using Carly Fiorina to attack Hillary Clinton could backfire

    Hey, GOP: Using Carly Fiorina to attack Hillary Clinton could backfire
    After watching some of the speeches delivered by would-be Republican presidential contenders over the weekend at Iowa Rep. Steve King’s conservative confab in Des Moines, I got to wondering how long it will take Republicans to field a female...
  • House Democrats brace for potentially tense retreat

    WASHINGTON The official theme of the House Democrats' annual "issues conference" this week is "Grow America's Economy, Grow American Paychecks." But the three-day retreat in Philadelphia, which kicks off Wednesday afternoon, could be a test of whether...
  • Who wins in the City National bank sale

    Royal Bank of Canada's purchase of City National Corp., the priciest bank deal since the financial crisis, will create major expansion opportunities for the L.A. banking firm's key businesses — wealth management, entertainment services, private...
  • IBM says magazine report predicting 100,000 layoffs is 'ridiculous,' 'baseless'

    Calling it "ridiculous" and "baseless," IBM on Monday dismissed a report that said the technology giant plans to lay off 1 in 4 of its workers, or 100,000 people. The company "flatly denies" the Forbes report, IBM spokesman Ian Colley said in a phone...
  • CBO: Growing economy to help budget deficit shrink to lowest level since Obama took office

    Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday. The Congressional Budget Office also projects a 14 percent...
  • Greece's revolt against austerity

    Greece's revolt against austerity
    Greek voters collectively shouted “We're mad as hell!” last weekend, sweeping into power a radical left-wing party that campaigned against austerity. The election didn't improve the country's fiscal health; the government is so deep in debt,...
  • Hogan plan would cut budgets for years to come

    Beyond spending cuts for next year, Gov. Larry Hogan is asking the General Assembly for an array of permanent, long-term budget reductions — for public schools, private colleges, libraries and economic development aid for farmers. The sweeping...
  • Counties reconsider stormwater fees

    Counties reconsider stormwater fees
    In Frederick County, property owners pay just a penny per year for stormwater fees. Carroll County residents pay nothing. Harford County just repealed its stormwater fees and Baltimore County is poised to cut its fees by a third. And Howard County's new...
  • As Fed meets this week, low inflation will likely keep it 'patient' about a rate increase

    The Federal Reserve ended 2014 with a pledge to be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. The way things are going, its patience may endure for a long while. Though the U.S. economy has steadily improved, inflation has dipped further below...