| Sep 14, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Kristina and Anthony Pannone spent eight months looking for a house. The ones they liked kept getting snapped up, until they finally topped three other would-be buyers for a place in Columbia — by offering $5,100 more than the asking price.
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Lilian Cruz, a house hunter since January, has been growing weary of the fierce competition and the lack of inventory.
"The word 'anxious' comes to mind," said Cruz, a human resources specialist looking for a four-bedroom home in Coral Springs. "There...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:22 AM
After cutting the price of the 8 gigabyte Nexus 4 down to $199, Google has sold out of the smartphone just a few days later -- and the device may not be going back on sale.
Google cut the Nexus 4's price by $100 on Wednesday, making it a great bargain...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Strong August auto sales numbers revealed a problem last month that Ford, GM and Chrysler once would have begged for — not enough cars to sell.
Automakers sold 1.5 million vehicles last month, a 17% gain over the same month a year ago and one of...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:53 PM
The new owners of Lax World plan to ride the sport's mushrooming popularity to rapidly expand the small retail chain and establish it as the go-to brand for lacrosse gear nationwide.
The popularity of lacrosse, one of the nation's fastest-growing team...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Sales of homes in metro Baltimore jumped nearly 17 percent in August from a year earlier, with demand pushing up the month's sales prices to the highest levels since 2008, according to a report released Tuesday.
The median price for a home sold last...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:42 PM
It's a pretty safe bet that no kid has ever carried the dream of one day being in the warehouse business when he grows up. Neither did Ne'e Le'au (pronounced "Nuh-eh Lay-ow). But the affable, Samoan-born Le'au has the kind of job that any young lad...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:56 AM
United Nations inspectors aren't saying who launched the chemical weapons attack that killed 1,400 people in Syria in August, but it would be difficult for anyone — including President Bashar Assad's apologists in Moscow — to maintain the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:56 PM
WASHINGTON — The ambitious U.S.-Russian deal to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons, hailed as a diplomatic breakthrough just days ago, hit its first delay Wednesday with indications that the Syrian government will not submit an inventory of its...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:47 AM
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:05 PM
An audit of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture released Thursday uncovered slipshod accounting practices, among them failing to fully inventory its collection and neglecting to file annual reports, in violation...