| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:55 AM
The next generation of college students has heard the message loud and clear about the perils of taking on too much student loan debt - so much so that many are unwilling to go into debt at all in order to attend college.
The drawback to this wariness is...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:18 AM
A lawsuit filed Tuesday against a Georgetown synagogue and others accuses the sanctuary's authorities of covering up a series of unusual practices of an influential rabbi, which the suit says allowed his alleged secret recordings of women in a ritual bath...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court.
Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:26 PM
If you're thinking about having a baby anytime soon, now is when you want to lose those extra pounds — or gain a few if you're underweight.
"Many women don't understand that keeping their weight within normal range helps them ovulate regularly,"...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 3:38 PM
There were few topics Bernard "Bo" Connors O'Neill Jr. couldn't talk about with gusto, whether it was politics, his beloved Notre Dame Fighting Irish football or spinning a yarn for his grandchildren filled with characters with names such as "Filet...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Starting this weekend, anyone interested in changing an existing health insurance policy or buying a new one can do so during the second open enrollment period under Obamacare.
Those interested in having a plan in place by Jan. 1 must make their...
| Nov 15, 2014
In the early 1990s, while working at Procter & Gamble in Hunt Valley, Tracey Griffin helped launch new cosmetics for the CoverGirl and Max Factor brands.
Now, after having worked as a Washington-based consultant for McKinsey & Co., Griffin finds herself...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:43 PM
A Florida Atlantic University publication is giving a whole new meaning to reading news on the go.
The Student Union on the Boca Raton campus has installed "Toilet Tribune," a newsletter of campus happenings, inside the more than 40 commodes and...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Leonard George Getschel III, a gemologist and Smyth Jewelers executive who managed its Ellicott City store, ended his life Oct. 19. The Lutherville resident was 37.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leonard George "Buzz" Getschel Jr. and the former...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:41 PM
In a way, the incumbent and challenger in one of Virginia's most closely divided congressional districts, the 2nd, agree on the big point: Washington is broken.
But Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, and Democratic challenger Suzanne Patrick disagree...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention.
"I love you,...