| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Reports of smoke inside a nuclear power facility near Moline, Ill., on Wednesday prompted a partial shutdown of the plant and an alert from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, though federal officials said no injuries or abnormal releases of...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:24 AM
An all-out battle over Baltimore's last major independent bank broke out Monday in federal bankruptcy court, leaving a judge to decide — potentially later this week — whether the institution is sold to an investment group with local ties or to...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy.
Bahadori's years working for consulting, advocacy and lobbying firms...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:20 PM
SACRAMENTO -- With ethics scandals rocking the Capitol, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed as the new head of California’s ethics watchdog agency a judge who has overseen the discipline of attorneys.
Joann M. “Jodi” Remke, who...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:58 PM
Old Dominion's NCAA tournament hopes are very much alive. William and Mary's probably are dead.
The Monarchs (36-24) are out of the Conference USA tournament, but by winning three games in five tries, they might have done enough to gain an...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:56 PM
A proposed natural gas export facility in Southern Maryland moved closer to reality Friday, but state regulators ordered the terminal's owner to include more safety and environmental protections for the controversial project, and to donate $48 million...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Old Dominion baseball coach Chris Finwood knows precisely when a benefit of Conference USA membership became evident: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:42 p.m.
That's when ODU's name flashed across the TV screen during the NCAA baseball tournament selection...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Rensselaer at Hartford, which concentrates on graduate programs for working professionals, has laid off about a quarter of its staff to adjust to declining enrollment.
The branch campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. has 280 students,...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
NORFOLK — David Six happily discussed Hampton University's fifth consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament title and the players who delivered it when he was asked one of his least-favorite questions: Where should the Lady Pirates be...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:48 PM
U.S. commercial nuclear power plants had 10 serious incidents in 2013 that could have resulted in damage to nuclear reactors, but the industry's overall safety record improved, the Union of Concerned Scientists said Friday.
The Washington-based watchdog...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Most of the experiences I have had in the Patuxent High School auditorium I hope to lock away in my memory banks forever. Last Saturday's contentious Public Service Commission hearing on the Dominion Cove Point expansion won't be one of them. The real...