| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:43 PM
City University of New York is returning thousands of dollars to about 150 immigrant students who live illegally in the U.S. and overpaid for their tuition.
A student group called CUNY Dreamers told school officials late last year that many such...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
More than 4,400 ships bring nearly $400 billion worth of goods through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach every year, a crucial link in the global supply chain of factories, warehouses, docks, highways and rail lines.
Most blue-collar workers along...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 1:06 PM
As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass.
There was one creature, however, that...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 2:00 PM
What does $1,400 buy nowadays? One year of cellphone service with T-Mobile, one year of television with DirecTV, or one year’s tuition at a California community college — for 60% of students, that is. The other 40% pay no tuition.
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:05 AM
NORTH BETHESDA, Md. On a busy street in a well-to-do Washington suburb is an unlikely piece of African-American history.
The Colonial house with an attached log cabin on one and a half acres near a major intersection is, at first glance, a typical...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:48 AM
Maria Praeli, from New Milford, is one of several United We Dream leaders who have been invited to the White House Wednesday to meet President Obama and discuss immigrant youth, their families, and the ongoing political debate about immigrants in...
| Feb 2, 2015
Retail therapy might not be the best medicine, but aroma therapy makes scents.
These are among the secrets to spending smarter that can be gleaned from academia's study of consumer behavior, which examines not only what we buy but why.
Here are some...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:52 AM
It's a crisp January evening on the campus of Loyola University Maryland in North Baltimore, and on this holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a near-capacity crowd awaits the appearance of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Coates strides to the...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:30 AM
Thanks to Marylou Yam for her commentary suggesting "The NFL could become a leader in domestic violence prevention" (Jan. 14). Her warning that the Mueller Report absolving NFL officials for not seeing the video of Ray Rice assaulting Janay Rice should...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Jill Hiraizumi started her legal practice on a shoestring.
The Whittier Law School graduate often delivered her estate planning advice across a client's kitchen table.
"When I needed office space, I used an attorney friend's conference room," said...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:25 AM
Daisy Cocco De Filippis, a native of the Dominican Republic, says she'll be thrilled to witness the president's State of the Union speech next week when he is expected to talk about his hope to make community colleges free for most students.