| Oct 20, 2013
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has a message for the young and uninsured: Obamacare is here to help. In her recent visit to Fusion, Sebelius promoted the law as particularly beneficial to young people because it allows them to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I was asked for my references when I applied as an office worker at a company near my house. I hadn't worked before so I asked several of my neighbors for references. The office manager said they were "friend" references, not job references,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:25 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The gap in employment rates between America's highest- and lowest-income families has stretched to its widest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago, according to an analysis of government data conducted for...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The fight for higher fast-food wages is coming to Los Angeles.
Just a few days before Labor Day, restaurant workers plan to walk off the job at big-name chains around Southern California to demand $15-an-hour pay, according to organizers.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
On the same day when fast food workers in Hartford and across the country, many of them young, are protesting for sharply higher wages, an advocacy group has released a report decrying the high unemployment rate among people aged 16 to 24.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:35 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS -- New York Times bestselling author of "The Art Forger," B.A. Shapiro, will be the guest at McLean & Eakin's Booked for Lunch event from noon-2 p.m. on Friday, July 26, at Stafford's Pier Restaurant in Harbor Springs.
"The Art Forger,"...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Android users who have "rooted" their smartphones can download the ReKey app to patch the so-called Master Key vulnerability, cybersecurity firm Duo Security announced this week.
A research company recently discovered that Android apps could be...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The Alsatia Club Foundation announced the awarding of two scholarships to graduating Washington County seniors.
Amanda Kerr from Boonsboro High School was awarded a $500 scholarship.
Amanda is the daughter of Alan Kerr and Caren Cramer of Rohrersville....
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Spring is the high season of college life in Boston, with Frisbee on the Common and sun-bathing on the Esplanade, but students were finding it a very different place Friday as they stared out their windows from the dormitories where they were locked down....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:25 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a vexing puzzle about the Boston Marathon bombings: The younger of the two accused brothers hardly seemed headed for a monumental act of violence. How could he team up with his older brother to do this?
Nobody knows for sure,...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:53 PM
As record heat baked Baltimore, a wave of violence unfurled across the city: six shootings and eight people wounded over a period of less than eight hours.
The first shots were fired around dinnertime Wednesday, and the violence continued until after...