| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis.
A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The next time you open your Instagram app, there's a good chance you'll see the social network's first ad.
An ad for a watch from fashion brand Michael Kors is slated to display on U.S. Instagram users' feeds on Friday, regardless of whether they follow...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Fullscreen, a digital media company with one of the biggest channels on YouTube, has helped build followings for five-second films and a dubstep violinist, and now it’s doing more to help creative types make money.
The Culver City company, founded...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Rick Cotton, one of the most senior executives at NBCUniversal, is stepping down as executive vice president and general counsel of the entertainment giant after almost 25 years in the position.
Considered one of the entertainment industry's top legal...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:22 PM
WASHINGTON -- U.S. regulators said Thursday that they reached an $885-million settlement with UBS Americas Inc. of a suit alleging that the subsidiary of the Swiss banking giant misrepresented mortgage bonds it sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:28 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out when to sneak a nap.
The Skinny: I worked from 5:30 a.m. to midnight Monday so I'm very groggy this morning. You can thank me later for making sure no one missed one minute of the craziness between Time Warner...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac collected $7.9 billion from large financial institutions to settle suits over bad mortgage-backed securities purchased by the seized housing finance giants during the subprime housing boom, their federal regulator...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Pratt & Whitney said Monday it is cooperating with authorities after federal agents arrested a former employee for trying to ship documents to Iran related to the U.S. military's Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.
The East Hartford defense contractor, the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:11 PM
General Electric Co. shares fell the most in seven months after Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt failed to deliver on a profit-margin forecast that he had been repeating for more than a year.
GE shares dropped 62 cents, or 2.3%, to $26.58 on Friday...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The stock market shined last year with an epic rally. Now it's time for corporate America — and the economy — to catch up.
Stocks ballooned 30% last year, as measured by the Standard & Poor's 500 index. But the average company in the broad...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Amelia Earhart stops by ABE Airport in 1929. Ronald Reagan visits Allentown's General Electric plant in 1957. Joe DiMaggio signs autographs at Whitehall's George Washington Motor Lodge in 1982.
Photos of these legendary 20th century figures are among...