| Mar 16, 2014
Warm breezes will soon hint at spring, inspiring Chicagoans with vacation homes to set a date to open cottages and cabins in a wide arc stretching from Lake Michigan's eastern shores to the vest-pocket lakes of northern Illinois and Wisconsin.
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S5, the latest version of its flagship smartphone. The device includes a fingerprint scanner and will go on sale in April.
Unlike in previous years, when Samsung announced new Galaxy S models with larger and larger...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Want to hear a history professor bring ancient Greece to life or learn how to make a mean shrimp scampi? Look for cruises with great enrichment programs. The Crystal Cruises Creative Learning Institute lets you use your...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:46 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Although Florida's tax code is littered with hundreds of exemptions for select industries and specific businesses, lawmakers are using the rebounding economy to go bigger -- exempting everything from pool pumps to toilet seats.
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:06 PM
In an interview with The Times on Tuesday evening, Kobe Bryant acknowledged that he's disappointed that he will have to miss at least an additional three weeks because of pain and swelling in his left knee.
"[I'm] down about it," Bryant said following...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Roger Wittenberns, founder of the Lady Fitness of America health club chain, has sold his Fort Lauderdale mansion for $6.5 million.
The four-story home at 10 Harborage Isle Drive has seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, an eight-car garage (with lifts)...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:37 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- She is a new-age, yoga-loving, mantra-chanting snowboarder who came to the Olympics with a “medicine bundle” in her backpack and an 80-something “spirit grandma” originally from Bavaria.
Jamie Anderson came to...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:05 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida shoppers could get sales-tax "holidays" on computers, hurricane supplies, dryers, toilets, gym memberships and a raft of other goods under a plan advanced in the state House Wednesday.
Lawmakers are using the state's budget...
| Mar 7, 2014
In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:46 PM
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is slated to hear 90 minutes of oral arguments in a case that will determine whether bosses who have religious objections to birth control can deny their female employees the contraceptive coverage to which they are...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Anne Arundel County
Abrakadoodle Art Education
June 23-Aug. 22
Art camps for children at local convenient locations. The most comprehensive art program that...