| Mar 30, 2014
| 9:14 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, despite a rocky rollout and determined opposition from critics, already has spurred the largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century, national surveys and enrollment data show.
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:49 PM
If Ribbeck Law Chartered filed the first court action in connection with the missing Malaysia Airlines jet just to get its name out there, the plan apparently worked.
But the attention might not be the kind the Chicago-based law firm had envisioned....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:43 PM
HARTFORD — Businessman Brian Foley and his wife, former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, admitted in court Monday that they used a sham consulting contract with former Gov. John G. Rowland to pay him for secret political assistance to...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Perhaps the best ad for Los Angeles online advertising platform the Rubicon Project is that its shares shot up 37% on its first day of trading.
Rubicon on Wednesday began offering shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RUBI, opening at a...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Charles H. Keating Jr., who became the poster child of the savings and loan debacle 25 years ago after his Irvine thrift was seized by federal regulators in what at the time was the nation's costliest bank collapse, has died. He was 90.
In the early...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:52 PM
Willful and self-assured, Charles H. Keating Jr. strode through a life of outsized public roles — anti-pornography crusader, luxury hotel developer, political kingmaker — on his way to becoming one of the nation's most notorious corporate...
| Apr 3, 2014
Re "Who should be deported?," Opinion, March 27
It's most telling that John Sandweg, a former head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, excoriates the inhumanity of current ICE deportation policies. His piece should be required reading for all...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Maryland's employment base shrank by nearly 10,000 jobs in January and grew at a much weaker pace last year than originally estimated, the federal government said Monday.
The state had about 23,000 more jobs in December than a year earlier, down from the...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Blog sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff
One issue which frequently arises in community associations is how to define and restrict guest occupancies. A guest is generally defined as a person who is visiting either an owner or a tenant, either during the...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Robert S. Strauss, a one-time chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a Washington insider who combined earthy Texas charm with raw political power, died Wednesday. He was 95.
A spokesman for Strauss' Washington law firm, Akin Gump Strauss...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:45 AM
WASHINGTON — President Obama on Thursday announced new economic sanctions against Russian government officials, influential individuals and a Russian bank, threatening to come back with tougher penalties if Moscow does not deescalate the crisis in...