| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:54 AM
J.C. Penney’s turmoil at the top continued Tuesday as activist investor Bill Ackman stepped down from the board following a public disagreement over the struggling retailer’s choice of chief executive and chairman.
Ackman, whose Pershing...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Boardroom brawling at J.C. Penney Co. has claimed its latest casualty: activist investor Bill Ackman, who stepped down as a director after publicly voicing concerns about the struggling retailer's chief executive and chairman.
The department store chain...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:05 AM
SEATTLE — A coalition of investors and strategists, which played a key role in passing most of the legislation to reform drug laws nationwide since 1996, has decided not to put a pot initiative on the ballot in California this year but will wait...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The State Board of Education passed a new school discipline policy that will have far-reaching effects on every subdivision in Maryland. Your editorial in support of the new policy was both predictable and disheartening ("Keep them in class," Jan. 29)....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:53 PM
This week, Michael R. Bloomberg announced he would be writing a check to support a grass-roots get-out-the-vote effort to counteract the National Rifle Association. This is hardly a shock as Mr. Bloomberg has supported the fight against gun violence...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:03 AM
From the Baltimore Sun Op-Ed Page
As has been custom during his time in office, Governor Martin O'Malley has built his budget upon a fiscal house of cards, featuring false claims about cutting spending and leaving a structural deficit in place for his...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Under the chandeliers at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, guests sipped white wine and sampled Vietnamese spring rolls as Hollywood's power players gathered for yet another fete celebrating Hillary Rodham Clinton, this time for her work with women and girls in...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Regarding your recent editorial on political activity by tax-exempt nonprofit groups, you once again make no mention of philanthropist George Soros' activities or President Barack Obama's Organizing for America group ("Reining in secret money," Dec. 3)....
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:30 PM
A panel of liberal "super PAC" leaders won over a crowd of potential donors at the Mandarin Hotel during this week's closed-door meeting of the Democracy Alliance, an elite group of wealthy Democrats.
The annual gathering is closed to the press, but...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:20 AM
As the Eurozone debt crisis threatens banks and potentially the global economy, former German central banker Axel Weber said he “fears” financial conditions will have to deteriorate more in Europe before leaders take “drastic action.&...
| May 12, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Today's Friday Files are psychedelic.
•Newsweek recently cited a study that said, of all the state capitals in America, Tallahassee ranks No. 1 when it comes to pot-smoking. That explains a lot about what happened in this past legislative session....