| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:23 AM
There's an old joke in the newspaper business, now immortal on the Internet:
"The Wall Street Journal is read by the people who run the country. The Washington Post is read by people who think they run the country. The New York Times is read by people...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Happy new year, Laguna! By now you have probably made a significant contribution to our landfill. The holidays are the last Hail Mary by corporate America to wring every last penny out of us. When it comes to consumption, we're No. 1.
Do you suffer from...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:08 PM
During the 2014 midterm elections, no one spent political cash like Tom Steyer, the Democratic hedge fund billionaire from San Francisco who has tried to make climate change a paramount issue in American politics.
He dropped more than $74 million into...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:25 PM
NEW YORK — Work crews are scrambling underneath New York City to finish the city's first major new subway stop in 25 years, a fast-track project intended to revitalize a long-neglected slice of Manhattan.
The city's transit authority has been...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Three years ago, Richmond City Councilman Jeff Ritterman became aware that about a third of his city's fifth- and seventh- graders were obese, and that the numbers were getting worse.
A retired cardiologist who got into politics to improve public...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Parents of almost half the young children killed by a gunman at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, two years ago on Sunday have taken initial steps toward filing lawsuits tied to one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 5:00 PM
William "Billy" Salomon, who oversaw the growth of the Salomon Bros. bond trading house cofounded by his father into a Wall Street giant, died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 100.
He had a gradual decline in health leading to his death, said...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Andrew Doba is leaving as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's chief spokesman, and a top campaign aide will be taking over the duties.
Doba will be departing early next year after the gubernatorial inauguration, and he is being replaced by Mark Bergman, a...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:36 PM
HARTFORD - Andrew Doba is leaving as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's chief spokesman, and a top campaign aide will be taking over the duties.
Doba will be departing early next year after the gubernatorial inauguration. He is being replaced by Mark Bergman, a...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Powerful political advisor David Garth, who spearheaded the creation of the modern political TV commercial and helped elect governors, senators and mayors, has died in New York. He was 84.
Garth died Monday at his home in Manhattan after a long illness,...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Sharing a taxi in New York City can be a crapshoot for riders and most efforts to encourage doubling up were left in the dust.
But with Uber announcing its starting a carpool service Thursday, there's potential to make cab sharing viable for riders...