| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A theme I have discussed in past columns is the need for improved financial literacy. Those who lack a sound understanding of personal finance principles will likely fail to make the right decisions about saving, investing, minimizing expenses, securing...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:47 PM
The Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to propose eliminating a key component of its television ownership rules that could have significant implications for broadcasters.
Under review is the value the FCC puts on a UHF signal...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Taut basketball games often hinge on ball security and free-throw shooting. Sloppy turnovers and clanged foul shots in those inevitable, down-to-the-wire contests are a timeless recipe for frustration, defeat and Selection Sunday disappointment.
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEWARK, Del. — The thick blue cables and white boxes alongside an industrial garage here look like those in any electric-car charging station. But they work in a way that could upend the relationship Americans have with energy.
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Environmental activists warn that construction of a 21-mile natural gas pipeline through northern Baltimore and Harford counties could affect the region's drinking-water system, as the $180 million project cuts across more than three dozen streams feeding...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:22 PM
In the wake of Monday's 87-52 loss at Tennessee, there have been no closed-door, players-only meetings in Charlottesville this week, no tirades by Virginia's upperclassmen or coaches and no panicked philosophical adjustments.
Even recently slumping...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's reorganization of the state's so-called watchdog agencies has caused more trouble and distraction than the "reform" is worth.
Fortunately, state Attorney General George Jepsen has recently injected a bit of order into the chaos....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:30 PM
WASHINGTON — Concerned that targets of federal investigations are getting off lightly, two senators proposed legislation requiring the government to disclose all the details about settlements that allow companies to duck trials on allegations of...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:05 PM
John Guy Cesare Jr., a utility engineer who earned degrees in both the nuclear field and theology, served aboard Navy submarines in the Cold War and later volunteered for Baltimore's poor and homeless, died of cancer Jan. 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Members of an experimental class of cholesterol-lowering drugs could get U.S. regulatory approval based on their ability to lower "bad" cholesterol, and may not need to show that they reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, the Food and Drug...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:38 PM
A group of Burbank residents is protesting the planned closure of the Glenoaks post office, which postal officials said would save the cash-strapped agency $740,270 over the next decade.
However, one postal official said this week that the decision to...