| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Q: I've not seen fracking addressed in your column but I understand that doesn't mean you haven't! Most homeowners do not know their home insurance does not cover fracking, even if they have earthquake coverage, because it would be "man-made" earthquake/...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:57 AM
As President Obama travels to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the one-day summit is expected to focus partly on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an ambitious 12-nation trade...
| Sep 18, 2012
Buying a new car can be a joyous event. Before you leave the dealership, however, you'll find yourself in the finance office with a pitch for an extended warranty. Before you sign up, consider some expert advice.
"Extended warranties, offered at the time...
| May 20, 2013
The Dorchester Senior Center in the south suburbs has a steady stream of visitors: attentive relatives, busy repairmen and, lately, inquisitive federal investigators.
The five-story, village-owned building that looks out over a dreary interstate has...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Under national health care reform, insurance policies in Maryland will be required to cover acupuncture for pain management and chiropractic care in certain cases.
The plans won't cover acupuncture for other treatments, such as infertility or stress, and...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 1:25 PM
There may be hope for Twinkies after all: Hostess Brands Inc. and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall the company’s planned liquidation for the time being.
At a bankruptcy court hearing Monday in New York, 82-year-old...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Donna keeps her money with Bank of America. She also receives a lot of solicitations from lenders and other financial companies.
Donna wants to know if BofA is sharing her personal information with others and, if so, what she can do to stop it.
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:23 AM
NASA's space shuttle Atlantis descended back to Earth from it's final mission to the International Space Station last week, bringing the 30-year government-run shuttle program to an end.
NASA and the government will now rely upon private industry to...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:38 PM
The Baltimore Civic Center opened on Oct. 23, 1962, with the hometown debut of the Baltimore Clippers hockey team. This week, it celebrates the beginning of its 50th year with nine performances of "Disney on Ice."
In between, the arena has hosted the...
| Feb 13, 2013
President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, the first of his second term, won't be long remembered. It didn't offer much in the way of new ideas. It was short on memorable lines — except, perhaps, his demand for congressional action on gun...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:14 PM
SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. of Windsor more than doubled its operating income for the three-month period ending June 30 compared with the same period last year.
Net income was $26.1 million, or 32 cents per share, for the second quarter compared...