| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Forget the Ravens vs. the 49ers. How does “Star Trek” stack up against “Iron Man 3″? More than half of ......
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:41 AM
We already know many people are addicted to their smartphones, but a study released Thursday gives a clearer idea of just how much users can get attached to their device.
Nearly three in four American smartphone users surveyed said they are within...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:57 PM
A new manufacturing documentary that will get an advance screening in Baltimore this week suggests that average Americans aren't powerless to stop job loss in the sector.
It's a simple and surprisingly old message that has seen a resurgence since the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Kids these days — they're just not as healthy as we are, or our parents were.
That's generally the sentiment of about 1,800 people surveyed this spring by Harris Interactive for a study commissioned by Aetna. The Hartford-based health insurance...
| Dec 20, 2012
The playoff will be better. Decades overdue, the four-team tournament coming to major college football in 2014 will not only double the present championship pool but also upgrade other prominent bowls.
But the playoff, selecting and seeding its...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:15 AM
If the reactions of the past three days hold up, we're likely to see some kind of ban on assault weapons or on the ammo magazines of the sort used by the Newtown shooter.
That's good news for people who have been pushing for this since forever, many...
| Oct 5, 2012
The latest frenzy of mortgage refinancings has benefited millions of Americans who have been responsible or lucky enough to qualify for 30-year fixed-rate home loans below 4 percent.
Home lending professionals have some bad news, though, for many of...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:25 PM
South Florida Boomers nearing retirement should start planning now how they are going to pay for their future health care. A recent Harris Interactive poll found almost half of Americans are "extremely" or "very" worried about how to pay for these...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:49 PM
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center received high marks this year for joint and total knee replacements and for gastrointestinal procedures and surgeries in a recent report released by Healthgrades, an independent source for physician information and...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:27 PM
From hot-chocolate stands to dog walking to helping people with computers, kids can start their own businesses — and learn about the value of money along the way.
On a chilly day last November, 5-year-old Sylvia Fordham caught the business bug....
| May 24, 2011
| 8:28 PM
When a team of activists wearing white hazmat suits showed up at a Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods, they picked an unlikely target: Whole Foods Market.
Organic foods, by definition, can't knowingly contain...