| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:59 AM
More than four years after the Federal Housing Finance Agency established a mortgage refinancing program, the effort has been losing steam.
Now the agency is looking for underwater but current borrowers, including almost 60,000 homeowners in the Chicago...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Los Angeles commercial landlord Thomas Properties Group Inc., which revived downtown's massive City National Plaza, is fading from the local landscape.
The company has agreed to be sold to Parkway Properties Group Inc., a real estate investment trust...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:24 AM
Despite recent concerns about a shortage of homes for sale, South Florida still ranks among the top 20 markets nationwide in which to buy foreclosures this year.
Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties come in at No. 12 on the list compiled by...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 10:52 AM
South Florida shoppers proved civil, well-behaved and even friendly at times as they jammed the aisles of malls, electonics outlets and toy stores for the Black Friday retail frenzy.
By mid-morning, though, the overnight rush had largely subsided and...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 7:53 PM
We can't catch a break. If the wind isn't howling from hurricanes, the ground must be collapsing from sinkholes.
Hence, the latest insurance crisis in Florida, where homeowners, public adjusters and attorneys are clamoring for settlement checks for...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 4:24 PM
I guess Gov. Rick Scott includes dope dealing as one of the Florida industries he hopes to stimulate.
Scott wants to kill a prescription-drug database that would track the flow of narcotic pain killers coming from "pill mill" clinics. This will help keep...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Cell phone safety warnings are generally designed for a large man with a big head who talks less than half an hour a day.
The average toddler's head, however, weighs about half as much and is far more susceptible to the microwave radiation the phone...
| Feb 28, 2011
HOW IT WORKS:
* You get a small box, such as an Apple TV ($99; apple.com/appletv), Roku ($59.99-$99.99; roku.com) or Boxee Box from D-Link (about $199; boxee.net/buy).
* Connect the box to your TV via HDMI or standard cable, and hook up the box to...
| Jan 28, 2011
Pink it and shrink it.
Just a few years ago, that was the idea. That's the amount of thought professional sports leagues put into the products they offered their women fans.
They'd just take the popular men's stuff — the boxy t-shirts, player...
| Mar 4, 2011
Our article about what seems to be a lack of females over the age of 35 in television commercials prompted several reader e-mails and Facebook comments.
Lauren wrote: " According to commercials, all women over 30 are busy moms and all men are idiots...
| Feb 28, 2011
"I WATCH TONS OF TV. I DON'T WANT TO WAIT FOR MY SHOWS, AND I DON'T WANT TO FOOL WITH A COMPUTER."
Stick with cable. Easy to use and costs less than buying your favorite shows episode by episode.
"I JUST WANT TO WATCH THE SHOWS I WANT TO WATCH."