| Jul 22, 2011
| 6:49 PM
After weeks of negotiating behind the scenes, President Barack Obama came to the University of Maryland on Friday in an effort to convince the public that lawmakers could find compromise in their talks over raising nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling....
| Jul 26, 2011
| 6:52 AM
The move by the federal government to end the sale of paper savings bonds at banks and credit unions next year is bad news for savers in more ways than one.
The amount of savings bonds consumers can buy each year will be significantly reduced. And even...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:49 PM
A Tampa-based company plans to begin offering flights next spring from BWI-Marshall Airport to Cuba, where travel has been restricted since 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro took power and nationalized U.S.-owned businesses.
But visitors shouldn't count...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 8:32 PM
As the president and the speaker of the House intensified their debate over raising the nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling Monday night, the real world impact was reflected among Maryland federal workers like Jacqueline Hamilton. After 44 years of...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Rose Moss, who was the creative force behind her husband's radio show, "The Sam Moss Hour of Jewish Comedy and Pride," which aired for more than 30 years over WAYE and later WCBM radio, died Sunday of heart failure at Indian River Medical Center in Vero...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Plans to begin weekly flights to Cuba from Baltimore have been pushed back to October because of lack of demand, the head of the travel company offering the service said Tuesday. The flights were to begin next month.
William Hauf, president of Tampa,...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Until recently, retirement planning focused mostly on helping workers accumulate savings.
Now, the Treasury Department is tackling another aspect: making sure retirees don't run out of money.
The department last week proposed two regulations to make...
| Mar 14, 2010
The fastest-growing segment of the population these days: centenarians.
That might be a testament to medical advances, but it doesn't bode well for a nation of notoriously poor savers.
This has many financial experts and policymakers worried about how...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:40 AM
The Sports Xchange
Mattingly: Kemp closer to return
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Saturday that outfielder Matt Kemp is close to returning from offseason ankle surgery.
Kemp has yet to play in a spring training game this year.
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:19 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will not recognize the annexation of Crimea by Russia if residents of the region vote to leave Ukraine in a referendum next week, U.S. national security official Tony Blinken said on Sunday.
Crimean officials have...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Deryl McKissack, 52, is president and chief executive of McKissack & McKissack, a construction management and design firm with offices in Los Angeles, Washington, Chicago and Baltimore. The firm manages about $15 billion in construction projects....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:06 AM
"Pretty good week, huh honey?" says Jess (Java) Coffey as he spills his diggings on the counter of USB bank in San Andreas in front of teller Vernagae Lee....