| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Dec 6 (The Sports Xchange) - The Seattle Mariners and free agent second baseman Robinson Cano agreed to a 10-year, $240 million contract on Friday, according to multiple media reports.
It is the third largest contract in major-league history and the same...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The Sports Xchange
MLB Roundup: White Sox' Konerko to retun for one more season
Six-time All-Star first baseman Paul Konerko has agreed to return for a 16th season with the Chicago White Sox in 2014, the team announced Wednesday.
Konerko will be in his...
| Dec 2, 2013
After experiencing problems both activating his Ventra card and loading value onto it from his Discover card and then being double-charged for some fares, CTA rider Barry Finkel began to wonder how susceptible his new transit account is to hacking.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:45 AM
By Ralph Nader
Nov 27 (Reuters) - It's not just the NSA that has been
caught spying on Americans. Some of our nation's largest
corporations have been conducting espionage as well, against
For these big companies with pliable ethics, if...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Dan Bongino launched his first campaign for office on a laptop computer in his dining room. His wife, alone at his side, was the only other person he was sure would vote for him.
Two years later, as the Severna Park man runs for the House of...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:41 PM
WASHINGTON — Over the years, the owners of Jaindl Farms have received notes of praise from past presidents about their turkeys, suggesting that the birds donated to the White House from the Lehigh County family were eaten at Thanksgiving by the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:21 PM
DALLAS — It's a site, and sight, both eerie and fascinating.
Peering through thick glass, I see a collection of scuffed boxes up against a corner window, the sniper's nest from which Lee Harvey Oswald is said to have shot President John F....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:54 AM
Operation Full Blitz, a two-day law enforcement operation to fight drugs, prostitution, child sexual predators, fugitives and drunken and aggressive drivers yielded 180 arrests and 288 traffic citations, the Broward Sheriff's Office announced Monday...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:53 PM
HARTFORD — Authorities are investigating an envelope containing powder that was delivered to the AARP office at 21 Oak St. on Monday morning.
Police said an employee noticed a powdery puff upon opening the parcel, which contained a document with...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:19 AM
The Norwalk native who is skipper of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and most of the people aboard the ship when it was seized by Russia more than two months ago have been released on bail.
Peter Willcox, captain of the Arctic Sunrise, and the others...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:46 AM
UPDATED: CBS' "Face the Nation" scored big ratings with its John Kennedy assassination coverage last weekend. This weekend, Clint Hill, who was Jackie Kennedy's lead Secret Service agent in 1963, will be a guest. Hill has written "Five Days in November."...