| May 22, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Telecommuting has made great strides over the last decade. U.S. Census Bureau statistics have identified key telecommuting trends, noting that 45 percent of the American workforce holds a job that is compatible with at least part-time work from home....
| May 22, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Leading the nation in job growth in 2013, Texas likewise added more houses than any other state and is host to seven of the 15 fastest-growing cities in the country, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday.
The Texas growth has been fueled by...
| Mar 9, 2014
Sue Johnson is launching a marriage revolution.
Her timing couldn't be better. Marriage rates are the lowest in a century, according to the National Center for Family and Marriage Research, almost 60 percent lower than in 1970. Divorce rates, meanwhile,...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Want to be sure you land an awesome starting salary right out of college? Major in engineering.
Of the top 10 best-paying college majors, seven are in areas of engineering, according to a report issued recently by the National...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: After graduating from high school, I worked for two years to save a little money and to make sure that I chose the best college major for my future. I was thinking about majoring in the humanities, but engineers and other professional grads...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:13 PM
So willing are we to believe that today's young adults are a coddled, shiftless lot that every study directed at this generation of 18- to 31-year-olds is cause for renewed hand-wringing.
Take a Pew Research Center report last year...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 43-year-old Chicago woman was charged March 11 with theft by deception after she solicited cash, checks and money orders totaling $7,260 between November 2011 and July 2012 from a woman...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 9:29 AM
From farmers markets to supermarkets, local-minded consumers are buying Florida-made produce, beers, even soap.
Now Florida authors and booksellers are hoping to build on their own roots with a locally grown approach to literary marketing. Thanks to...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:15 PM
In January, President Obama announced a block-by-block approach to relieving poverty in Los Angeles. Federal money, he said, would pour into a newly created Promise Zone.
The boundaries encompassed crowded immigrant communities around MacArthur Park and...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:43 PM
— An effort to lure the FBI to Maryland could have a profound payoff for the state's economy, but the benefits could take years to materialize and the eventual impact would hinge on the way local officials handle the project, several of the state'...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data.
The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...