| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Editor's note: This guest post was submitted by the bloggers from crazytowndeals.com.
A recent Time Magazine article described the Back To School shopping season among retailers as "brutally competitive." According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the amount...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:05 PM
People who experienced the death of a parent in childhood appear to be more likely to die prematurely themselves, new research shows.
A study that tracked more than 7 million people for up to 42 years found that people who lost a parent before they...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Israel Cruz drives his cluttered Mazda through the palm-lined avenues of Panorama City, a stack of maps at his side and a hurried sweat on his brow.
The 30-year-old in Ray-Bans and brown moccasins is scanning for "lost lots," small slices of city land...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:06 AM
It's hard to imagine what the National Rifle Association thought they'd gain by turning Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts into a paper doll with a feather duster.
"They seem to think real moms and real women just cook, clean and use rotary...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:09 PM
It's been a bit lonely for Jamie Krzeminski, who has been riding his bicycle from his home near Mead Botanical Garden to work in downtown Orlando for a dozen years.
"I still don't see that many people on my route. But I do see more people [lately],"...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Hollywood is not projecting the increasing diversity of the U.S. on the silver screen, according to a USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism study released on Monday.
Latinos remain the most underrepresented ethnic group in films, the study...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:59 AM
For many families, clothing represents the largest share of back-to-school expenses each year. The amount of money that goes into a new school wardrobe paired with the reality that kids tend to be careless about their stained clothing can be daunting, but...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Wanted: three adult males with impressive vocal ability. Must love community theater and be willing to rehearse and appear in a show without monetary compensation. Historical savvy and ability to handle period pieces a plus.
P.S.: Must be black.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks has an excellent summer program with far better options than other government and privately operated camps in the region. Nonetheless, there are missed opportunities where the department can provide an...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Construction of new homes is lagging around the country, and Maryland is no exception.
Permits for new homes, which the U.S. Census Bureau tracks as a barometer of the home-building industry, fell 8 percent in Maryland in the first six months of this...
| Jun 9, 2014
A new report by IHS Automotive says the average car on U.S. roads is 11.4 years old, which is the same as last year. The data reflects a plateau ??? if temporary ??? of America's aging vehicle fleet. Last year's......