| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:05 PM
When Michael Young joins the Dodgers on Monday, he will pursue his first World Series championship ring from a new vantage point.
Young, 36, is a 14-year veteran and seven-time All-Star. For the first time in his career, he will not be a regular....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:06 PM
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The shortest route between Cuba and the United States is just 90 miles, but it can be a complicated journey for a baseball player.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Until recently, the markets largely ignored the political jockeying over whether to raise the federal debt ceiling, figuring there's no way Congress would purposely default on the nation's obligations and potentially throw the U.S. economy into another...
| Oct 13, 2013
After plunging early in the week over fears that the United States might default on its debts, stocks rallied Thursday and Friday after House Republicans showed a willingness to temporarily extend the debt ceiling for six weeks.
Investors clearly were...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:15 AM
NEW YORK – The prospect of a U.S. debt default has unnerved investors, corporate executives and foreign leaders.
What's so troubling about Congress failing to raise the nation’s debt ceiling by Thursday? Here are basic facts about the debt...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:08 AM
WASHINGTON -- As Congress readied for a new battle over raising the debt limit, Sen. Barbara Boxer announced legislation that would prevent lawmakers from being paid if they did not increase the nation's borrowing authority.
"It is an American value...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:52 AM
President Harry S. Truman's famous adage — "The buck stops here" — sat on his desk in the Oval Office as a clear reminder that as president, he was responsible for the decisions he made and what happened in his administration. It sent a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:04 AM
WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew has improved his penmanship, unveiling a less loopy version of his unusual signature that will be printed on U.S. paper currency.
Lew's official signature, which is somewhat more legible than the one he used...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Maryland's housing market is improving, but many homeowners still face trouble.
Foreclosure activity in Maryland last month reached a 33-month high, according to RealtyTrac, which gathers real estate data nationwide. Among the states, Maryland had the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Work crews are putting the finishing touches on Glennwood House of Laguna Beach in anticipation of its July 13 grand opening.
The newly renovated 30,000-square-foot facility at 2130 S. Coast Hwy. will house 50 developmentally disabled young adults....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Wine lovers received some alarming news recently: Morgan Stanley issued a report this week projecting a global wine shortage.
As my colleague David Pierson reported Wednesday, poor weather ravaged European vineyards, causing global production to dip to...