| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Back-to-school shopping has started, and for college students, that means figuring out how to pay for at least one big expense: textbooks.
The average student at a four-year public college spends about $1,200 per year on course books and materials,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:42 PM
It's a 12-month job that traffic engineers said would be done in four.
That's what they told the authority overseeing the construction of Allentown's new arena as they discussed plans for a massive upgrade of 35 traffic lights on the way to, around...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:30 AM
My first question about Wi-Fi used to be whether it was free. That was before my Facebook and Gmail accounts were compromised. Now I surf with protection.
“We leave breadcrumbs wherever we go," said Robert Siciliano, the identity theft expert...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:34 PM
The SpaceX rocket launched into orbit during Tuesday's overnight hours, carrying a communications satellite to support customers in China, India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station'...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:59 PM
EAST HARTFORD — Seconds before emergency operators dispatched firefighters to a serious car accident on High Street in July, Deputy Chief Christopher Tardif had all the information he needed at his fingertips.
"See, we just heard [the operator] say...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance called on Fox News host Bob Beckel to resign Saturday after he said on the air Thursday that "Chinamen" are the single biggest threat to national security.
During an episode of the “The Five,”...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The FCC has received more than 1 million comments to its proposal for rules of the road for the Internet, a.k.a. net neutrality, ranking it among the top issues of public interest before the commission.
Comments surpassed 1 million just after noon on...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The third and final installment in the "Overheard" franchise boasts a timely, intriguing subject: the corruption and controversy surrounding the real-estate development of Hong Kong's New Territories. With their skillful dialogue and direction,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Is there a white knight for Time Warner?
Time Warner Inc. has made it clear that it does not want to sell itself to Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, rejecting the mogul's $80-billion offer. Still, analysts and industry insiders expect another bid from...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:11 PM
It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Genealogists those who accurately can trace a line of family descent through generations are sometimes misunderstood. It's easy to confuse them with services that sell generic information about last names and even coats of arms with dubious scholarship....