| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:00 AM
The low boom, like thunder, didn't startle Galden Sherpa at first. At Mt. Everest base camp, climbers often heard the loud rumble of ice fracturing as the first sunlight struck the mountainside above.
Then word came over the radio: A massive glacier had...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:30 PM
The Affordable Care Act required taxpayers to have qualified health care insurance in 2014. If you did not, unless you qualified for an exemption, you may be required to pay a penalty. This provision is known as "individual shared responsibility."
| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:56 PM
Thirty-six hours at Bonnaroo, the massive Tennessee music festival, sounds like a great way to spend a June weekend. Unless you're working backstage without breaks, fighting exhaustion because one of your colleagues called in sick and there's nobody...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Granted that John F. Reinhart remains CEO of the Virginia Port Authority, come Feb. 10, he's slated to receive an impressive salary bump, making him the highest paid port executive on the East Coast.
Members of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) Board of...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 12:39 PM
Most teachers in Orange County's public schools will get raises of $3,100 or $2,000 this year, plus an extra $1,000 bonus, according to an agreement reached Thursday between district administrators and the local teachers union.
The two-year salary...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:56 PM
President Barack Obama surprised lunchtime diners at a Baltimore cafe Thursday with an unannounced stop to promote a proposal to guarantee paid sick leave for millions more American workers.
After lunch at Charmington's in Remington, the president...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 11:05 AM
We asked financial experts to answer the following question: What's the most common money-related mistake young people make?
Here are their thoughts:
"Young adults who get a handle on their budget often sacrifice savings for making larger payments...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 2:44 PM
Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:
Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Rob Lohman took a huge risk five years ago when he started a company in downtown Los Angeles that makes eco-chic clothing out of organic cotton and hemp.
One day last year he was surprised to get a call from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 7:00 PM
Teachers in the Lehigh Valley commanded salaries as high as $95,278 in 2012-13, according to new data released by the state Department of Education.
The median salary for the approximately 6,500 teaching professionals in the Valley, a group that also...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:02 PM
This is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of President Obama's sixth State of the Union address.
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans:
We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned...