Business
February 16

Millennial Money: Turn your quarantine clutter into money

I placed more online orders than I can count in 2020. And I justified all of them.
Business
February 16
FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2021 file photo, President Joe Biden speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Biden extends pandemic help for homeowners, renters wait

President Joe Biden is extending a ban on housing foreclosures to June 30 to help homeowners struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
Business
February 15

This Week: Retail sales, housing starts, Deere earns

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:
Local
February 15

Bookstores adapt to pandemic with online orders, shipping

Margaret Leonard and Jill Heinke Moen initially expected their store to close for just a little while.
Nation
February 14
Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan arrive at the annual Endeavour Fund Awards in London, Thursday, March 5, 2020. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Duchess of Sussex expecting 2nd child, a sibling for Archie

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their second child, their office confirmed Sunday.
Nation
February 14

Lawmakers pursue limiting public access to mug shots

Tremayne Nez was gearing up for his life to start. He was newly married, had just bought a house and was soon to graduate college when those plans were derailed. In June 2019, police wrongfully arrested him on suspicion of selling LSD after they mistook Nez, who is Navajo, for the actual suspect, also Native American.
November 25, 2020

US long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 2.84%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week. They remain at historically low levels, now around a percentage point below a year ago.
November 17, 2020
Restaurant bill with dollar bills (tips) on a plate and receipt close up

Millennial Money: Financial advice that rarely fits all

When I hear financial advice that shames people, I cringe.
November 16, 2020

Ex-Harvard coach, father charged in $1.5M admissions scam

The former fencing coach at Harvard and a wealthy Maryland businessman were arrested Monday on accusations that the coach took $1.5 million in bribes in exchange for helping the businessman get his two sons into the Ivy League school as recruited fencers.
November 15, 2020

Biden's beach hideaway has political sun shining on Rehoboth

This resort town known for Atlantic waves that are sometimes surfable, fresh-cut French fries and a 1-mile wooden boardwalk that dates to the 1870s has long prided itself on being the "Nation's Summer Capital."