| 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 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.
| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:50 AM
An investigation into whether retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus illegally shared classified information will be conducted fairly, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder said Sunday in the wake of reports that federal prosecutors have recommended that Petraeus be...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 1:30 PM
President Obama's proposal unveiled Thursday to provide free community college education to all "responsible" students is garnering immense attention. That's as it should be, although the details still need to be fleshed out and individual states will...
| Dec 31, 2014
Tana Ebbole, 64, longtime leader of the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County, announced at the beginning of December that she will step down early next year as CEO, a position she has had since 1994.
Replacing her will be chief program...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Florida has leapfrogged New York to rank as the third most populous U.S. state, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday, reflecting demographic trends that are reshaping American politics and culture, along with state bragging rights.
With 19.9 million...