| May 23, 2013
| 3:34 PM
GRAPEVINE, Texas — In a highly anticipated vote Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay youth starting next year, the latest sign of a shift in American attitudes toward gays and lesbians.
The resolution was adopted with more...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:47 PM
In an emotionally charged vote Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay youth starting in January, the latest sign of a shift in American attitudes toward gays and lesbians.
After months of debate in local districts, more than 61...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Rupert Murdoch's media company's annual meeting has become a fall classic.
Each year, pension funds, activist investors and proxy advisory firms demand that Murdoch -- who serves as both chairman of the board and chief executive -- loosen his grip on...
| May 30, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Three board directors of the Virginia Port Authority's nonprofit operating company stepped down in protest ahead of a corporate restructuring plan that would strip them of their authority.
The resignations, which happened at a Virginia International...
| Jun 7, 2013
By the start of the opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. last Friday, May 31, 43 teams had signed up for this year's Relay for Life event at Elkton High School. The weather cooperated, for a change, and there were no storms or resulting evacuations. After...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The Workforce Investment Board of the Susquehanna Workforce Network held its 30th anniversary meeting June 28 at Bulle Rock Golf Club in Havre de Grace.
The meeting highlighted the employment programs and initiatives operated by the Susquehanna Workforce...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
William Lynch, the chief executive of Barnes & Noble, resigned Monday. The news was announced late in the day Eastern time, effective immediately. Lynch had been CEO since 2010.
Should we blame the Nook? Barnes & Noble's efforts to battle the Amazon...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Legg Mason Inc. announced the appointment of Dennis M. Kass, an independent director and former CEO, as its new chairman during the annual shareholders meeting Tuesday.
Kass, 62, joined the board of the Baltimore-based money manager in April and replaces...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Investor activist Carl Icahn has submitted an advisory proposal asking Apple to increase the size of its stock buyback program in 2014 to $50 billion.
The details of the proposal were included in a proxy statement that Apple filed Friday afternoon with...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:49 AM
A large shareholder that is pushing Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. to negotiate with suitor Men's Wearhouse plans to nominate two company directors at Bank's annual shareholder meeting.
Eminence Capital LLC, a New York hedge fund that...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Activist investor Carl Icahn took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to rattle his saber at Apple in advance of the company's shareholder meeting next month.
First, Icahn says he's bought an additional $500 million in Apple stock, bringing his total to $3...