| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:35 PM
There's been a big jump in the number of parents who are giving their children allowances bigger than $10 or $20 a week, according to numbers crunched for Reuters by Baltimore-based money managers T. Rowe Price, which are derived from its annual Parents,...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
He played the yacht captain warning Leonardo DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort of "chop" in a surreal storm scene in "The Wolf of Wall Street." He was the crinkled, shaggy haired assistant to Mayor Carmine Polito in the Oscar front-runner "American Hustle." He...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Former Israeli premier Ariel Sharon's death is a stark reminder of the absence of strong leadership in Israel today. More than their differences in physical appearance or demeanor, what distinguished Sharon from current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Never shy about his revolutionary views, Amiri Baraka gave New Jersey's governor fair warning of possible fireworks when he was named the state's poet laureate.
"You're gonna catch hell for this," said Baraka, who began his lengthy literary career as...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Amiri Baraka died Thursday after weeks of failing health, a family spokeperson confirmed. He was 79.
A playwright, poet, critic and activist, Baraka was one of the most prominent and controversial African American voices in the world of American...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Florida Atlantic University is ready to name a new president next week — and two big names in Florida politics are among the 10 finalists chosen Monday.
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux, both Republicans,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Two big political names are among the 10 finalists for the president of Florida Atlantic University.
A presidential search committee selected Jeff Atwater, Florida's chief financial officer, and former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux for interviews later...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:24 AM
When Sobrio's co-founders gave their business pitch at Connecticut's Innovation Summit a year ago, they were a bit intimidated.
After all, Tom Bachant and Nadav Ullman were both undergraduates at the University of Connecticut. Sobrio, which uses a...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:00 AM
WASHINGTON — When is a pirate not a pirate?
A federal court may provide an answer in a trial that opened in Washington this week of a Somali official who helped win release of a hijacked Danish cargo ship and crew for $1.7 million ransom, but...
| Sep 12, 2013
Carr offered contract by pro team in China
This summer saw former Patterson star Aquille Carr get his first taste of basketball overseas by taking part in the Legends Tour during the month of June. Playing alongside the likes of former...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Dr. Thomas Franza has been appointed to the position of chief information officer at Harford Community College, which he joined on Oct. 14.
Prior to coming to Harford, Dr. Franza was the director of academic information services at Dowling College...