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  • U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?

    U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?
    Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, in a 1996 televised speech, referred to the continued overvaluation of stocks as "irrational exuberance" — an apt expression today in the wake of President Barack Obama's Dec. 17th announcement of a...
  • Local authors have books optioned, adapted for film

    Heather Hildenbrand, Virginia Beach author of more than eight young adult science fiction romance novels, recently announced that "Imitation," the first book in her Clone Chronicles series, has been optioned by broadcast network NBC for television...
  • Gov.-elect Tom Wolf filling his Cabinet

    HARRISBURG — Gov.-elect Tom Wolf said Monday he will nominate state Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, originally appointed by outgoing Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, to stay on in Wolf's new Democratic administration. Wolf, whose inauguration is set...
  • Best way to conceive? Start with good health, experts say

    If you're among the hundreds of thousands of U.S. couples trying to get pregnant this season — and December is the most popular month for baby-making — experts say there are some lifestyle choices that could improve your odds. Some are fairly...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    KATHLEEN SPORTELLI has been promoted to vice president at DesignPoint Inc. Sportelli will be part of the leadership team and also hold the title of senior interior designer to lead all major design activities at the firm. Sportelli has been with...
  • Career Spotlight: Attorney gets proclamation for his volunteerism

    Career Spotlight: Attorney gets proclamation for his volunteerism
    Who: Jonathan Pollard, 33, wants young professionals in on what he already knows: Volunteering is humbling and rewarding. The Fort Lauderdale trial lawyer and commercial litigator, with his own firm, Jonathan Pollard LLC, recently joined ChildNet's Circle...
  • Yahoo to spin off its Alibaba stake

    Yahoo to spin off its Alibaba stake
    CUPERTINO, Calif. — Yahoo Inc. made investors happy by announcing a spinoff of its nearly $40-billion stake in Alibaba Group Holding, but the move won't add money to Yahoo's coffers — or mask the company's continued problems with its core...
  • Class a better standard for affirmative action than race

    Class a better standard for affirmative action than race
    The widespread practice of counting race in deciding who gets into college is under legal and political attack. Several states, educating almost one-third of American students, have banned racial preferences at public universities. The U.S. Supreme...
  • Youths Must Be Trained For High-Tech Jobs

    Youths Must Be Trained For High-Tech Jobs
    The Obama administration has emphasized the critical need to prepare American students for future job opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math — or STEM. The president is right to make STEM a national priority. Yet he must be...
  • Five questions for SolarCity VP Leon Keshishian

    While solar panels were once the domain of hyper-environmentalists and those seeking to go off the grid, they're beginning to go more mainstream. San Mateo, Calif.-based SolarCity, which began expanding in Maryland a few years ago, has capitalized on...
  • Bess Myerson, Miss America who rose in politics and fell in scandal, dies at 90

    Bess Myerson, Miss America who rose in politics and fell in scandal, dies at 90
    Bess Myerson, the former beauty queen, television personality and New York politician who spent four decades in the public eye before her glamorous image was tarnished by scandal, has died. She was 90. Myerson died Dec. 14 at her home in Santa Monica....