| Mar 16, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Fallout from Japan's crippled nuclear reactors already is being detected thousands of miles away. But scientists who track pollution blowing across the Pacific Ocean say the amount of radioactivity should pose no danger to the United States.
| Mar 21, 2011
Given the late-winter thaw showing up in what has been an ice-cold job market, many workers are pondering a topic they haven't worried much about lately -- job interviews.
Here are my favorite interview tips for job candidates, from new grads to ultra-...
| Mar 21, 2011
As people all over the world watch the catastrophe in Japan unfold, many can't help but wonder what they'd do if disaster struck close to home. Based on conversations with survivors of all sorts of natural disasters, I've compiled a list of their best...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 8:25 AM
Experts will field questions on common sleep mistakes. Myth: Watching TV in my bedroom and working on my laptop in bed helps me wind down and fall asleep.
Fact: Doing work, watching TV and using the computer, both close to bedtime and especially in...
| Apr 1, 2011
It's annual-meeting season, which means shareholders are about to get their once-a-year look at the pay and goodies given to corporate top dogs as disclosed in company proxy statements.
The multimillion-dollar pay packages handed out this year will...
| Apr 16, 2011
| 6:31 PM
You knew it was coming: the average price of gas could top $4.00 a gallon as early as next week.
Motorists in Washington, D.C. joined those in Hawaii, Alaska, California, Illinois and Connecticut where prices have already hit the $4 mark and beyond,...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 1:30 PM
Jon Koscher brought his coffee and muffin Tuesday morning to the statue of William Donald Schaefer at the Inner Harbor to pay his respects to the "founding father of tourism in Baltimore."
"If you ever met the man, you'll never forget it, and if you...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 7:10 PM
Wednesday is National Pot Smokers Day, or National Marijuana Day, observed each April 20 and derived from the preferred time of consumption in the marijuana-smoking subculture — 4:20. A group of California Bay Area high school students, nicknamed...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 5:40 PM
MARYLAND -- Seventeen state attorneys general are urging Pabst Brewing Co. to stop marketing to young drinkers and halt production of a new malt beverage promoted by rapper Snoop Dogg.
In a letter sent to the Pabst Brewing Co., Maryland Attorney...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 5:16 PM
On April 15, 1861, just days after the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln issued a call for 75,000 volunteers. Connecticut was required to supply one regiment.
Men from all over the state responded in droves...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:03 AM
NEW YORK -- Wedding fever hit New York on Sunday, as hundreds of gay and lesbian couples lined up to be married on the first day that same-sex marriage was legal in the state.
In western New York, two grandmothers became the state's first legally wed...