| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Good news for travelers to (and from) China: The U.S. and China have agreed to issue tourist and business visas that will be valid for 10 years, President Obama announced Monday.
The reciprocal policy extending the validity of visas goes into effect...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Summer Travel Tips for Seniors and Families
Summer has arrived. Spring cleaning is over, and kids are on vacation. Some families are either preparing to take trips out of the area, or relatives are coming to Orlando for an extended summer vacation....
| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Concerned that Europeans who joined Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria might try to launch terrorist attacks in the West, Homeland Security officials boosted screening Monday of people traveling to the United States on Western passports.
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:18 PM
The Supreme Court justices sounded sharply and closely split Monday over whether the president or Congress has the power to decide whether passports of American children born in Jerusalem may be stamped with “Israel.”
The outcome could...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: A friend advises me to shave a few years off my resume to beat ageism and get hired. What are the chances my age shaving will be revealed by a background check? -- No Initials.
Most employers run a Social Security Number scan to verify...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
For those of you inclined to send a message to Washington on Election Day, herewith a list of grievances that should get you plenty revved up:
Spending: A federal debt approaching $18 trillion. Interest on the debt cost taxpayers $221 billion last...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Timing is everything.
When Apple Pay made splashy headlines with its debut on Monday, news was breaking on another retail front.
Another cyber security breach was being investigated, this time at Staples.
Already, more than a hundred million...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 3:46 PM
The city expects a flood of applications when it opens the wait list for Section 8 housing vouchers this month for the first time in more than a decade.
Housing advocates say 50,000 families or more might sign up for a lottery to fill 25,000 places on...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Whatever comprehensive immigration reform plan finally emerges from Congress will almost certainly make it more difficult for future immigrants to enter the country illegally — and, if they do, will make it harder for them to stay. One of the likely...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 6:44 PM
With the efficacy of his presidency in question, President Obama began a weeklong trip to Asia and Australia seemingly bent on demonstrating the tools still at his disposal.
Within hours of landing in China on Monday for an economic summit, Obama took...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 12:34 AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that foreign journalists who have had trouble obtaining or renewing their Chinese visas might be the cause of their own problems and that media outlets operating in China “need to obey China’s laws...