| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Within days of Pennsylvania's historic marriage-equality decision, life became easier for thousands of same-sex couples.
Gone was the need for legal gymnastics to secure even the most fundamental rights and benefits every other married couple obtained...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Attorneys representing a woman who filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the Burbank Unified School District were recently awarded more than $3.2 million, according to recently released court records.
Danielle Baez filed a lawsuit against Burbank...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The idea that some banks are "too big to fail" became common in 1984 when Continental Illinois was on the brink of failure. The seventh-largest bank in the U.S. at the time, Continental Illinois had $40 billion in assets, but many of those assets were bad...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
California gets an F for friendliness to small businesses, one of the worst grades in the country, according to a survey of 12,632 businesses nationwide.
The survey was conducted by Thumbtack.com – an online marketplace that connects service...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:21 PM
An investment bank based in downtown Orlando has been censured and fined for distributing misleading information about a high-risk investment, according to recent discipline actions from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Michael Maurice Ward...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:45 PM
George N. Manis, founder of the Annapolis law firm of Manis, Canning & Associates, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Fairfield Nursing Center in Crownsville. He was 85.
The son of Nick Manis and Harriet Manis, Greek immigrants, George Nick Manis...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:54 AM
The University of Maryland University College has long been at the forefront of online continuing education and job training for its mostly adult student body, so a recent proposal by UMUC President Javier Miyares to tie the school's future more closely...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:11 AM
An internal investigation at American Apparel Inc has found that its CEO Dov Charney violated company policies, ranging from misusing company funds to failing to stop the discrediting of at least one former employee who had accused him of sexual...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Facebook just doesn't get it.
The company doesn't get why people are pitching such a fit over the user-manipulation study it conducted in 2012, the details of which broke this weekend. It doesn't get what this says about how it treats its users, and...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked.
But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Nobel economist Joseph E. Stiglitz has taken aim at the enduring and dangerous myth that the postwar years ushered in an American golden age of opportunity that can, or should, be recaptured today.
In the current Politico Magazine, Stiglitz offers an...