| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:14 PM
The U.S. Census Bureau has a new interactive online program that shows health insurance coverage as of 2010 for the nation's 3,140 counties.
In general, an interactive map on the site, http://www.census.gov/did/www/sahie/index.html, shows that the...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 1:39 PM
Every 10 years, the state of Connecticut has to re-draw its Congressional districts to reflect changes in population as tabulated by the U.S. Census Bureau. That means that every 10 years, the politicians who represent us in Congress do their very best...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:07 AM
I don't know if the Republicans understand how incredibly stupid they look. That's good for the Democrats and editorial cartoonists, but it's not good for democracy.
Who could possibly vote for any one of those losers, except hardcore prejudiced,...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 3:26 PM
I don't know if the Republicans understand how incredibly stupid they look. That's good for the Democrats and editorial cartoonists, but it's not good for democracy. Who could possibly vote for any one of those losers, except hardcore prejudiced,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:43 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Location, location location: Not only is it key to the value of real estate, it's also a big driver of the cost of long-term care.
A study of long-term care costs in the United States released this week shows that the cost of long-...
| Apr 13, 2014
Chicago native Karen Williamson began her online women's shoe business a decade ago after years of struggling to find styles for her daughter, who at the time was 18 years old, 6-foot-1 and wore a size 12 shoe.
Williamson was in Las Vegas recently for...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:03 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Jessica Yingling and Christopher Mahoney get married this May, they will be footing the bill for their wedding.
"It just seemed wrong to ask for or take money from our parents for a wedding," says Yingling, who is 36. Her...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:50 PM
A city that couldn't pay its bills is now home to the biggest contractual expenditure ever for a major league ballplayer.
At face value, Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera making about $30 million annually until his 40th birthday and potentially...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
President Barack Obama is to be congratulated on the 7.1 million people who now have health care ("Looking beyond Md.'s flawed Obamacare website," April 1).
But according to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2012 there were 48 million uninsured people in the...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:32 PM
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvanians have the 10th-highest burden in the nation when it comes to local and state taxes, a Tax Foundation report found.
Pennsylvanians paid 10.3 percent of their collective incomes in state and local taxes in 2011, the most...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:03 PM
KISSIMMEE — A Canadian company that owns struggling Osceola Square Mall is turning the retail center into a "Latin village" that will have salsa concerts and other events to cater mostly to Hispanic shoppers.
Some stores at the newly branded Plaza...