| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with Times reporter Rosannna Xia about how budget cuts have left hundreds of dangerous fissures in California undocumented.
For about two decades after the 1971 Sylmar earthquake, officials published 534 maps of active...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
WASHINGTON -- The White House is resuming public tours on a limited schedule after stopping the popular tourist draw when budget cuts hit federal agencies in March.
A scaled-back schedule of tours will begin Nov. 5, the White House said in a statement....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:09 AM
First came the drama over the government shutdown. Then the showdown over the debt ceiling. Now another round of negotiations on the budget deficit.
Pardon me for asking, but when exactly will Washington begin to deal with the crisis of jobs, wages...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:43 PM
NORFOLK — Even as the U.S. prepares to christen its newest aircraft carrier, oncoming budget cuts will compel the Navy to seriously consider reducing the overall size of its carrier fleet, the Navy's top officer said Wednesday.
Any move in that...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- Just as Interior Secretary Sally Jewell started her job in April, her department was faced with across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration. Then there was the 16-day partial government shutdown last month, where the National Park...
| Nov 3, 2013
Vince Marucci and Joe DiGangi were in the same class at the U.S. Military Academy, went to Stanford University for master's degrees, returned to West Point to teach and later ended up working at the same Columbia tech firm.
So it's not surprising that...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:22 AM
The latest indicator that the U.S. economy is on the upswing can probably be found on the street where you live: It's the "sold" sign planted in the neighbor's yard.
Perhaps you hadn't noticed, but the real estate industry is not the moribund mess you...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:45 AM
As is often his wont, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s recent column on Obamacare provided a very one-sided narrative using gross generalizations and failing to provide context for his arguments ("Lost jobs, higher costs: Obamacare hits home," May 26).
| May 31, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Hartford's city council beat the deadline clock Friday and adopted a city budget that is $5.1 million less than Mayor Pedro Segarra's original $543.9 million proposal for next fiscal year. The council's action allowed a new budget to be put in place,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I recently read an article on the baltimoresun.com about St. Mary's College of Maryland ("St. Mary's: A cautionary tale for America's bloated higher education system," May 29). I am part of St. Mary's class of 2016, and the article offended me.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...