| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: With a college loan tab of more than $50,000 hanging over me, I still haven't landed a job since graduation in May. I was considering graduate study, but with this crushing debt load, I need to re-evaluate my future. Help! -- L.H.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As the presidential debates begin, the focus shouldn't be on who is going to "win," but on whether we are finally going to get a serious debate on jobs and the economy. If not, then the real loser is going to be the American public. But I don't expect...
| Sep 27, 2013
Louis C.K., once merely a gifted comedian, is now a holy man.
Last week, C.K. told Conan O'Brien that he doesn't let his daughters have smartphones. Children who communicate primarily through social media, he explained, don't learn basic interpersonal...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When Annapolis High School senior Aidee Serrano was struggling to learn both English and Spanish while in elementary and middle school, her mother Elsa always lent a hand with homework — even though she spoke little English herself.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Colleges are opening their doors a little wider, no longer requiring new students to have certain skill levels in reading, writing and math.
Starting in January, students who have graduated from a Florida high school in recent years can skip non-...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:45 PM
A guy from Darien named Paul Streitz thinks the only way to solve the $1.1 trillion (that's right, trillion) crisis over college student debt is to get radical.
He's launched an online petition drive to force Congress to get off its collective ass and...
| Sep 22, 2013
Five years ago, the future looked bright for Janet Barker and her family.
The eighth-grade English teacher had a secure job with annual raises. Her younger daughter was excited to be starting at UC Santa Cruz. Her divorce was about to be finalized,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In a packed pub in midtown Manhattan, Ryan Flagherty is surrounded on three sides by people clamoring for his attention.
He spins one way and pours a shot of vodka into a glass, then turns around and wedges a lime into a bottle of Corona, pushing it...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:26 AM
‘Live life abundantly’
If we, as a society, reflect on the delicacy and fragility of life; it should cause us to stop and consider how we are as people, and how others would remember us if we are to experience an untimely demise.
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:32 AM
Xi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. awarded 2013 Harford County graduates $8,000 in scholarships for academic achievement. The scholarships were awarded on Saturday, June 8 at a scholarship brunch held at The Sutherland Grille in...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
HURON - Dustin Santjer and Emily Pederson of Aberdeen, Brian Peterson and Alyssa Jung of Warner, Shayna Frost of Ashton, Abby Ottenbacher of Eureka and Aria Meyer of Britton have each been selected to receive $1,000 scholarships from the South Dakota...