| Aug 30, 2013
Websites that cater to homeowners who are thinking about remodeling might want to pause and ponder whether they're actually discouraging site visitors from going through the upheaval of, say, renovating the kitchen: A new survey suggests that nearly...
| May 19, 2013
| 7:00 AM
How do the wealthy stay wealthy? The mandatory financial disclosure released last week by commerce secretary nominee Penny Pritzker provides a rare look at an American billionaire's entire investment portfolio. Pritzker inherited much of her wealth,...
| May 18, 2013
| 12:12 PM
When people think of gun violence, they typically think of a masked robber or a disturbed young man with an assault rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
In truth, the most common victim of fatal gun violence is a distraught man who, alone in a...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:34 AM
If you like to cook, chances are that your kitchen is the heart of your home. Many family traditions center around food, so it's no surprise when the most popular room in the house is the kitchen. The "open concept" style kitchen usually features a "dine-...
| 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...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Does Dad really need a tie? Perhaps dinner out is a better fit this year.
Here's a sampling of Father's Day restaurant specials for Sunday, June 16. Some deals start on June 15, stretching the celebration into a full weekend. Prices do not include tax...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Expectations will be high this year for continued growth in multifamily construction and other development tied to two highly incentivized projects: SunRail and Lake Nona's Medical City.
The relative boom in apartment construction last year is...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Phillipsburg Mall is home to anchors like Sears, Bon-Ton, Kohl's and JCPenney's.
But have you noticed that the mall's corridors are riddled with vacancies?
I witnessed the sea of empty storefronts as I walked through the mall during lunchtime Wednesday....
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:24 PM
The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery.
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
| Nov 12, 2012
As we head into a busy holiday season highlighted by Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's, let me be among the first to wish you Merry Diwali and a Happy Al-Hijra!
Diwali, a Hindu holiday known as the "festival of lights," starts Tuesday. On Thursday,...
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Here are reader nominations for my Thanksgiving Week salute to great businesses that I did not have room for in the newspaper: One of the instrument gauges on my 2004 Chevy truck quit working. I had a letter from GM that said if this happened up to 60,...