| Sep 10, 2014
Christopher Newport University's Center for American Studies marks Constitution Day with a debate about executive prerogative – that's the right (or not) of a president and others in the executive branch to resist subpoenas from Congress or courts....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
At a recent conference at George Washington University on financial literacy among teens, one student at GW, Andrew Bent, gave full credit to his grandmother for piquing his interest in finance when she bought him 100 shares of General Electric stock....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:34 PM
John Bruce Innes Jr., a former marketing executive for Genesis Health Ventures who was later a senior housing consultant, died July 22 of brain injuries suffered in a fall while he was vacationing in Greece. The Lutherville resident was 70.
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:50 PM
"It is almost a gift to have someone tell you when they think you are going to die. Imagine all the petty, insignificant, unworthy things you spend time thinking about and doing in your life. When someone tells you that you don't have much time, you are...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Results of an international study of the financial savvy of teenagers around the world are in, and the verdict for the U.S. is disappointing, if not surprising: Our kids are right in the middle of the pack.
The study, conducted by the Programme for...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:35 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Tuesday announced federal judge nominations for two veterans of "26th and Cal," Chicago's Criminal Courts Building.
They are Associate Judge Jorge Luis Alonso and prosecutor John Robert Blakey.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Thousands of cancer scientists — not your usual political activists — are expected to "Rally for Medical Research" on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support.
With justifications including "sequestration,"...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:16 PM
In April 2011, a Border Patrol agent was ordered to undergo counseling after an immigrant filed a formal complaint charging that the agent had slammed the man's head against a rock near Tucson.
In August of that year, an immigrant who was arrested...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:40 AM
In recent weeks, the web has been buzzing with excitement over Palcohol, the powdered alcohol that can turn water into vodka, rum or any one of four specialty cocktails. While it remains unclear when — or if — the product will hit stores,...
| Aug 12, 2013
When does a man become a father — the legally recognized parent of a child, responsible for support and eligible for custody? Historically, parenthood has involved something more than simply a biological connection. In some eras that meant the law...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:27 PM
The kids at his elementary school played a game that involved tossing a tennis ball across the yard.
Whenever it was Chris Capuano's turn, everyone backed up a few steps. That's when he realized he was different.
"I threw a little bit harder, a little...