| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:01 PM
President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:31 PM
WASHINGTON — Looking beyond the deficit battles and financial crises of years past, President Obama put forward a $3.9-trillion budget proposal Tuesday that set out a wish list of programs on education, infrastructure, job training and urban...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:14 PM
SAN BERNARDINO — A wayward pass intercepted by San Bernardino Valley College sophomore Gerry Blakes ended the upset aspirations of the Glendale Community College men’s basketball team on Wednesday evening.
The visiting seventh-seeded...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:23 AM
The Baltimore County Planning Board on Thursday gave its stamp of approval to the school board's $56.2 million capital budget request for fiscal year 2015, though it attached a caveat to a controversial school construction plan approved in the budget.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:19 PM
BALTIMORE — It was close. A good look. He'd made more difficult shots, just two minutes earlier, as a matter of fact, as well as throughout the previous two days.
But Marcus Thornton's jump shot from the right wing caromed off the back of the...
| Mar 11, 2014
Junior midfielder Kelly McPartland's three goals and two assists led the way for No. 2 Maryland, which led throughout the second half en route to a 12-10 win over host No. 3 Syracuse in the Carrier Dome on Monday night.
The win marks Maryland's 30th...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:23 PM
A disturbing number of Illinois school districts are in poor to dire financial shape, with 121 getting low or dismal ratings in the state’s annual financial report card for schools.
That’s more than double the number of districts in the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The Rawlings-Blake administration's efforts to slash Baltimore's long-term deficit has run into a bump — more than $100 million in new police, education and other expenses now expected over the next decade.
The school system is billing the city...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Los Angeles' top budget official Monday advised city leaders to resist the temptation to expand services, saying they should work instead toward eliminating a recurring deficit by 2018.
In a 37-page report, City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Maryland has taken the best shot from a number of teams this season. In the early part of the schedule, it was Oregon State and Boston University at home. Last week, it was Pittsburgh on the road.
Then came Sunday night, when Florida State's best shot...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
LONDON -- The BBC will have to pay Â£740 million ($1.21 billion) over the next four years into its employee pension scheme, which has accumulated a $3.27 billion deficit.
The U.K. pubcaster, which had previously said the pension shortfall would be $614...