| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:26 AM
A new report estimates that U.S. consumers who purchase their own health insurance saved $2.1 billion last year due to tougher rules in the federal healthcare law.
Thursday's report by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that individual...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:15 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn't spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victims of the storm, a strategy the organization says will help address needs that weren't immediately...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 10:41 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lawmakers working to rewrite an overturned Indiana law that banned sex offenders from social networking sites could still have trouble passing constitutional muster.
Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill that would reword...
| Feb 3, 2013
Discounts are great, but I really love freebies. There's something fabulous about finding a free stuff in your mailbox, printing out a coupon for a free product from the web or showing up at a restaurant when they're giving out free coffee, ice cream or...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:26 PM
It's no big thing to play the music of Duke Ellington. That's done all the time: in cabarets, concert halls, movies, Broadway theaters and anywhere jazz musicians assemble. Ellingtonia, a word coined by admirers who realized that no existing musical...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Edison Jackson, who was president of Medgar Evers College, a campus of the City University of New York, has been named as the interim president of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach. He will take over as interim president on May 14, B-CU...
| Nov 6, 2012
Elliott Carter, the great American composer who was born in the horse-and-buggy era but whose music persistently looked ahead by reflecting and unabashedly celebrating the intricacies of modern life, died Monday of natural causes at his home in New York,...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 3:19 PM
The classical music calendar is covered with notes in Howard County this weekend. That's because there are several local concerts scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 17 and 18. Much as music lovers might like to be in two places at the same time,...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 10:57 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— After a week like this, is it any wonder voters are cynical?
Within five days of each other, both the president and the campaign of his leading Republican opponent have had to deal with their own "oops" moments of candor....
| Jan 8, 2012
| 2:59 PM
The sounds of voice and guitar blended Sunday before a crowd at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, which hosted an annual recital in memory of the museum's first board of trustees president.
Soprano Gretchen Farrar and guitarist Francisco...